Tax Planning For Entertainment Professionals

Professional Development

Event Details

Monday November 18, 2019 6:00 pm
Writers Guild of America, East
250 Hudson Street, Suite 700
New York, NY 10013

Professional Development

The Writers Guild of America, East
invites you to attend


The goal of this seminar is to better educate you about taxes, so that you can make more informed decisions and hopefully save some money. Topics to be covered include:

  • An Overview of the “Tax cuts and Jobs Act”
  • Discuss the changes in tax rates
  • The new standard deductions and personal exemptions
  • Schedule A – Itemized deductions
  • Identify the changes in business tax rates
  • Discuss the new deduction for flow through businesses – 199A
  • When and Why to incorporate

About Craig A. Manzino, CPA
Craig A. Manzino is a Partner-in-Charge of the Business Management Group of Prager Metis CPAs, a member of Prager Metis International Group. He has been in the accounting profession for over 20 years. Craig specializes in taxes and planning for the entertainment industry. Among his clients are actors, writers, singers, directors, choreographers, producers, stage managers, dressers, photographers, models, hair & make-up artists, set and light designers. Prior to joining Prager Metis, Craig was the founding partner of Cameo Wealth & Creative Management, Inc. who combined with Prager Metis in 2018. Craig is a noted expert in the business management and entertainment industry; he has given speaking engagements at prominent organizations such as the Screen Actors Guild, The Writers Guild, Cooper Union, and New York University.


RSVP Cancellation Policy
Three-Strike Rule

We understand that unplanned issues can come up and you may need to cancel your attendance at an event. If that happens, you must provide adequate notice of your cancellation or else you will incur a late-cancellation penalty.

For all events, unless otherwise specified, you must cancel at least 24 hours prior to the beginning of the event to avoid a penalty.

Cancellations must be made by email to; phone cancellations will not be accepted.

After missing three screenings without sending a cancellation notice to within the defined window, you will be notified that you have been placed on a three-month hiatus from attending WGAE screenings.

Please note that is your responsibility to track your reservations and strikes. You will only be notified upon your third and final strike that you have been placed on hiatus.

Our priority is ensuring that our programming is robustly attended and accessible to all members. We hope this policy will enable us to better serve the needs of all members.

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