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Taxes for Artists and Creatives [San Diego]

  • Tuesday, February 04, 2020
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Vanguard Culture HQ at IDEA1, 895 Park Blvd. San Diego, CA 92101


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 Taxes for Artists and Creatives

with T. Jesús Oba, EA, CPA

California Lawyers for the Arts and Vanguard Culture invite Artists and Creative Freelancers of all disciplines to join for a workshop on the essentials of income tax for individual artists. Topics will include record keeping, IRS form 1040, Schedule C, and self-employment schedules, itemized deductions, hobby losses, and home offices. Please join us for this workshop and be prepared for tax season! 


Jesus Oba is an Enrolled Agent, Certified Public Accountant, and failed entrepreneur who focuses his practice in international tax matters. He is a former president of the San Diego Chapter of CalCPA and his office is in Shelter Island. When not in his office, he’s likely to be wandering the streets of Ocean Beach.’


Tuesday Feb 4th, 2020, 7-830PM

(Doors open at 630 event begins promptly at 7pm) 

$5 Online! 


895 Park Blvd. (Please use F Street Entrance)
San Diego, CA 92101

PARK: On most days there is plenty of street parking in this area. Many meters are free after 6pm in Downtown. Pay careful attention to street signs. We are not liable for any parking violations.

UBER or LYFT: Don’t want to UBER/LYFT the entire distance? Park near Balboa Park and UBER/LYFT to IDEA1 (899 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101).

TROLLEY: Take ORANGE or BLUE LINE to “City College Station" Trolley Stop. Walk two blocks South and make a left on F Street to Main entrance (4 minute walk) To view all of the transit stations with parking visit ($2.50 each way).

This workshop is presented in partnership with Vanguard Culture's 2020 season entitled "Ripple effect". A year-long conversation with San Diego’s Creative Community about the human capacity to effect positive change. Inspiring & thought-provoking events, industry workshops, panel discussions & more featuring some of San Diego’s most notable visual, performing & culinary artists.

Vanguard Culture is an inclusive 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to advancing San Diego’s creative industries.  To learn more please visit

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