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WEBINAR - Understanding Tax as a Freelancer - Preparing for 2021

This session is perfect for anyone starting out as a freelancer or wanting a refresh as we head closer towards the tax return deadline.

Webinar on tax matters for freelancers by Accounting for Actors

About this Event

Are you a freelancer and confused about tax?! Join the majority. In this session, Twine will be joined by TaxScouts the online tax preparation startup on a mission to make taxes effortless.

Jon Harris, an accountant with TaxScouts, will walk us through some need-to-know tax basics for freelancers. He’ll cover a number of topics, including how to set up as self-employed, what you can and can’t expense, and upcoming deadlines. Jon will also dig into the things we need to know going into 2021, including how to lower your tax payments if you’ve had a bad year and information on SEISS grants.

What can I expect?

4:00-4:45pm: Introductions followed by a workshop run by Jon Harris, Accountant at TaxScouts, and Twine’s CMO on 'Understanding tax as freelancers - and how to prepare 2021’ 4:45-5:00pm: A 15 minute Q&A where Twine and Collective answer your questions live.

About Speakers

Jon Harris, Accountant at TaxScouts Jon Harris is a TaxScouts accountant, graduate of Cambridge University, a Chartered Management Accountant (CGMA) and a qualified organisational psychologist. He started his career in the arts, producing and managing the finances of theatre shows in the West End and on tour all over the world. His practice "Accounting4Actors" provides tax and financial services to hundreds of self-employed clients in the creative and cultural industries as well as theatre, TV, film and music production companies. Jon is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Chair of Trustees of the Musical Theatre Academy.

Joe Scarffe, CMO at Twine Joe is the Chief Marketing Officer at Twine. He has helped grow the community on Twine to over 400,000 creative and digital freelancers and is passionate about supporting them in growing their careers and making their creative passion their career.

About Twine Twine is an online platform that helps companies hire quality creative professionals and freelancers to help grow their business. We do this by connecting companies to a network of 340,000 freelancers in graphic design, development, music and film. We handpick the best quality freelancers for each project which saves a company time and money, whilst ensuring a quality result.

About TaxScouts TaxScouts makes the process of doing your tax return simple and stress-free, for £119 all in. The online tax preparation service partners with trusted accountants to complete your Self Assessment tax return all online, with most completed returns within a couple of working days. Easy to use with language you can actually understand, TaxScouts is the effortless alternative to doing your tax return.

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