5 Tax Write-Offs Every Musician Should Know About

Tax season (delayed though it may be) is an important time to remember that, for all its artistry, music is still a business. Fortunately, there are a number of industry. Continue reading

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New Tax Requirement For SoundExchange Letters Of Direction As Of January 1st

SoundExchange has, for a number of years, allowed artists to allocate a certain percentage of their royalties to “creative participants”. While this was once a straightforward process, with a new. Continue reading

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How to Sing A Happy Tune At Tax Time: Musician’s Guide

While tax season is commonly a source of dread for most Americans, working as a musician carries with it some unique tax implications, both when it comes to paying on. Continue reading

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Don’t Let Tax Day Leave You Singing The Blues: A Message For Songwriters, Musicians

While tax season is dreaded by many, it can be a particularly trying time for those making a living in the music business. In fact some artists simply don't bother. Continue reading

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A Musician’s Simple Guide To Taxes

With tax season now fully upon us, artists may be feeling overwhelmed with paperwork surrounding the arduous task of filing. Here we look at a basic explanation of the most. Continue reading

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Taxes 101: Five Tips and One Misconception That All Musicians Should Know

For musicians and DJs, the tax code is filled with both landmines and opportunities. Nick Murray of the Spotify For Artists blog interviews tax expert Anil Melwani to learn the latest tax. Continue reading

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Pandora Stock Recovers Friday Morning Despite $343M Loss, Disppointing Forecast, No Listener Growth

UPDATE 2: Pandora stock fell as much as 5% more in after hours trading Thursday, but recovered 4% Friday morning to an 11AM price of $3.11. Yesterday's drop came as. Continue reading

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“P Is For Pathetic” – Pandora Stock Falls Along With Monthly Listeners As Losses Continue

"P is for pathetic" was the often retweeted commentary on Tuesday evening after Pandora reported its third straight quarterly loss and a second straight quarter of falling active listenership.

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Vivendi Universal Has $7 Billion And Wants To Buy Your Startup, Label Or Festival

Over the last few years, the major labels have made small investments in startups, but aside from UMG's acquisition of EMI, not made many deals to purchase other labels. Now. Continue reading

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Pandora Dropped 2.3 Million Listeners In Last 3 Months, Stock Falls As Net Loss Widens

UPDATED: Pandora is heading into a stormy season, with court decisions, rate hearings and Congressional action all just ahead.  Today's report to Wall Street, however, did nothing to calm investor. Continue reading

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