Meet the MusicWorks Panelists | Shane Matthewson

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Coming up on Thursday, March 24, Shane Matthewson will be joining us for a special -- and timely -- info session on tax prep. Get to know him a little better...  

Shane Matthewson is a JUNO award winning Chartered Professional Accountant with 10 years of public accounting, income tax, and small business management experience.  Through managing his own band KEN mode, he has gained the experience and expertise to assist musicians and record labels navigate the choppy waters of today’s music industry environment, with particular emphasis on budgeting, accounting, finance, and income taxation.

About the workshop
In this NOON info session, Matthewson will present an overview of accounting and income tax from the perspective of a typical band and music company - answering some frequently asked questions, discussing Canada Revenue Agency’s criteria for eligible expenses, and identifying areas many musicians miss deductions on their tax returns. 

The MusicWorks DIY Series offers developing artists and industry, as well as veterans looking to update their skills, the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of the music business. The series starts with the music business fundamentals that everyone needs to master – bio writing, radio play, mastering social media, touring, and understanding copyright -- and ends with planning a release, showing how each of these pieces fit together to create a cohesive strategy.

Click to register, or to get more info, please contact:

Roland Deschambault, Professional Development Coordinator
Manitoba Music
P:  204.975.5188

MusicWorks is made possible by the generous support of the Province of Manitoba through Industry Services of Manitoba Jobs and the Economy; the Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR) through the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage (Canada Music Fund) and of Canada's Private Radio Broadcasters; The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group; and The SOCAN Foundation.

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