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Practice Best Practice: Taxes for Creatives

February 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EST


Do you make some, or all of your living from your creative practice, or spend money trying to make money on it? Come find out what you should know about taxes and record keeping. This workshop is for artists, musicians, actors, crafters, and anyone with a creative practice where money is involved. Join us!

This workshop will focus on things creatives should know about tax record keeping, tax filing, tax accounting for the costs and income, tax planning, and retirement planning.

This Zoom workshop is free but advance registration is required (see the registration button). Slots are limited so please only register if you plan to attend.

Our Panel of Experts:

Lisa Aldrich, President, Lisa Aldrich CPA PC
Lisa provides personalized, thoughtful, accounting and tax services tailored to unique small business needs. As a CPA for over 20 years, Lisa has worked with a variety of clients in many different industries. She has a particular knack for breaking down the language of accounting and helping small business owners translate what’s happening financially in their business into the formal numbers needed to report to banks and for tax reporting.

Lisa worked in the private industry for many years as Controller and Finance Director. After gaining increasing responsibility in financial operations at a small family-owned company and also at larger ones like Aetna, and Boston Medical Center, Lisa came home to her native Dartmouth to raise her two young daughters. Now she helps individuals, small businesses, and local non-profit organizations keep current with their accounting and tax compliance.

Eric R. Paradis
Eric is a Financial Advisor of 25 years and owner/operator of Massachusetts Financial Group based in Dartmouth, MA. After graduating from Syracuse University he immediately began building his practice specializing in holistic financial planning and investments. Working with small business owners, individuals and families alike, his practice boasts an independence that favors the individuality and personality of the client and an ability to adapt plans for clients as their lives, and the economy, evolve.

Lisa Raiche, CPA MST
Lisa is the Founder of Bodhi Business Advisors, Inc., a boutique business advisory and consulting firm supporting entrepreneurs with short & long-term strategic business planning, financial modeling (budgets & forecasts) and pricing.

Before starting Bodhi Business Advisors, Inc., Lisa worked for 15 years as an accountant & tax planner in Public Accounting working with small business owners to organize their business books & creating comprehensive tax plans. She was also a controller in private industries, including software & market intelligence creating financial forecasts & analyzing actual business results for international companies.

She is also an active member of the Community wearing many hats at Entrepreneurs For All (EForAll) Southcoast to include the Leadership Advisory Board, Chair of the Advisory Board Governance Committee, an educational contributor for cohort program and committee for Women’s Leadership Initiative. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Gnome, Inc. (Gnome Surf) and as a Corporator for BankFive. Lisa is proud to be a Rotarian and a member of the Rotary Club of Fall River, MA. As the past Treasurer of the Rotary Club of Fall River and a Paul Harris Fellow, she lives by the Rotary International motto ‘Service Above Self’.


February 24
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Practice Best Practice



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