Author(s): Kaitlin Leigh Mason, CPA, Klausner Bendler + Associates, P.C.
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2013

Issue briefing on sales tax for artists, sculptors and small businesses.

Author(s): Kirkland, Larry; Conley Odenkirk, Sarah
Date of Publication: Jun 01, 2010

The purpose of this overview and form contract is to give a general idea of the structure and make up of a Design Development Agreement, not to suggest that this is the only way to draft such an agreement.

Author(s): Kirkland, Larry; Conley Odenkirk, Sarah
Date of Publication: Jun 01, 2010

This agreement template is designed as a recommendation for developing a contract between a commissioning agency and an artist as a means to contract with the artist to develop a concept for an art project for a specific location.

Author(s): Kirkland, Larry; Conley Odenkirk, Sarah
Date of Publication: Jun 01, 2010

This Concept Consultancy Letter Agreement Template is intended to cover a specific situation – one in which an agency, program or private developer is interested in exploring the potential of an art project for a specific location

Author(s): Washington State Arts Commission
Date of Publication: Feb 01, 2006

To preserve the State’s investment, the State Art Collection requires dedicated resources for its ongoing care, including resources for conservation and maintenance. ArtCare guides the management of the State Art Collection. This document serves as an guide and example of a collections management policy.

Author(s): Pally, Marc and Manton, Jill
Date of Publication: Jun 01, 2005

This annotated model agreement addresses many of the most current requirements and considerations of a contractual agreement to commission a work of art and is provided as a service to the field. This document provides discussion of a number of issues and points typically found in a commission agreement and is intended primarily as a reference and educational resource.

Author(s): Bass, Gary D. and Irons, John S.
Date of Publication: May 31, 2003

This report examines the role of the estate tax in an individuals decision to bequest money to charities. Theoretical and empirical evidence suggest that the elimination of the estate tax will cause significant reductions in charitable giving to nonprofit organizations. In 2001, the repeal would have meant a loss between $3.6 and $6 billion in bequests. In addition, repeal would have meant an additional $5 billion loss of giving during the lifetime of people subject to the estate tax. The total annual loss of charitable giving would thus be approximately $10 billion per

Author(s): Silverstein, Leonard L.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2002

Tax attorney Leonard L. Silverstein is a partner of the Washington, D.C.-based law firm of Silverstein and Mullens (now a division of Buchanan Ingersoll, P.C.). Mr. Silverstein is currently the Chief Editor of Tax Management, Inc. serves as President of the French American Cultural Foundation; and is the former Executive Director of The Commission on Private Philanthropy and Public Needs.

Author(s): Pepin, Christopher
Date of Publication: Oct 01, 2000

This article does not really address copyright law relevant to arts organization or artists, but is an interesting look at Canadian libraries and demonstrates the dramatic differences that exist even between common law countries. For example, in the , fair use (most simply, nonprofit use is fair use) is practiced. However, in Canada, United Kingdom and Australia, the operative concept is fair dealing. That is, most simply, all reproduction is copyright infringement except for a very few and very narrowly defined exceptions.

Author(s): National Campaign for Freedom of Expression Quarterly
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1997

This special supplement to both the National Campaign for Freedom of Expression Quarterly and the National Association of Artists' Organizations Bulletin presents reactions to the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court on June 25, 1998 that the National Endowment for the Arts may consider decency in awarding arts grants. The supplement contains a timeline of the eight-year process which led up to the decision and includes brief articles by Ellen Yaroshefsky, Helen Brunner, Tim Miller and Holly Hughes.