Bookkeeping and Tax for Creatives

02feb3:30 pm5:30 pmBookkeeping and Tax for Creatives

Event Details

A session on all things money, tax and business for artists and creatives.

Are you starting a new creative business venture and aren’t sure how to set up?

Or are you self employed and want to know how to complete your first tax return?

This session focuses on all aspects of setting up to begin trading.

Led by Caroline Carter, a licensed accountant, helping creative business owners to understand their financial reports and compliance requirements.

Caroline is Director of Carter Clear Accounting, a practice specialising in clients from creative, events and e-commerce industries. Their clients include lighting and sound engineers, post production sound operatives and a variety of live and online performance artists and they are experienced in dealing with the range of different accounting treatments for different creative and events industries.

This workshop will cover:

  • Registering as self employed
  • Business types – Individual, partnership, Company
  • Types of companies
  • Basic bookkeeping
  • Completing a tax return
  • Business expenses

Please arrive between 3:20pm and 3:30pm for a 3:30pm start.


Following this workshop we will host our regular monthly social – Creative Drinks – from 6pm to 10pm.

Please select a combined ticket if you would like to join us at creative drinks.


This workshop will take place in SPARK’s events space, which is located upstairs at the back of the site. There is a lift on site, located towards the front of the site.

If you have other access needs please email to discuss your access requirements.


(Friday) 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm



17-21 Piccadilly, York, YO1 9PB