Professional Development and Career Resources

MFA Tax Workshop with Christianne Kapps, Spring 2022

Thursday, January 13, 2022 6:00pm
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Virtual Event

This workshop will provide a basic outline of the most common small business structures and corresponding tax returns. We'll talk about appropriate business deductions, how your income will be taxed, and tax strategies to make sure you stay tax compliant and still have time and money to make art. Other topics may be:

  • When and why to start an LLC
  • When and why to start a non-profit organization
  • When and why to hire a tax professional
  • What are your questions about taxes and being a small business?

Christianne Kapps (MFA’01) provides small business coaching, training in best business practices, bookkeeping, and tax prep services for individuals, LLC Partnerships, S Corps, and small non-profit organizations. With 30 years of experience working with small businesses, 20 years of experience working with QuickBooks, and over a decade of experience preparing taxes for self-employed artists, Christianne has seen a little bit of everything. A graduate from Tyler School of Art and the Weitzman School of Design, she is dedicated to supporting the artistic community of Philadelphia and the surrounding area. Christianne can provide the information and support needed to navigate the complex and fluid small business economy so clients can thrive, stay tax compliant, and still make great art.

Email Kali Meeks ( for Zoom link.


If you require any accessibility accommodation, such as live captioning, audio description, or a sign language interpreter, please email to let us know what you need. Please note, we require at least 48 hours’ notice. If you register within 48 hours of this event, we won’t be able to secure the appropriate accommodations.