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New legislation aims to bring back tax deductions for actors

Actors’ Equity has helped spearhead the introduction of a bill that aims to bring back tax deductions for performing artists. Individual tax deductions including...

Broadway awaits news of a possible tax break

Accountants are looking toward the new year to see if their lobbying efforts could give Broadway investors and producers another tax break. Under a provision...

Broadway unions speak out against Supreme Court ruling

Actors’ Equity Association and the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society are speaking out against the Supreme Court ruling on public unions, as organized labor...

New York State passes bill requiring more transparency from ticket resellers

The New York State Legislature passed a bill Wednesday that takes aim at ticket resellers.  The legislation, which has been supported by the Broadway League...

Broadway League to hold sexual harassment training ahead of legislation

The Broadway League is hosting its first training on sexual harassment later this month, ahead of New York city and state legislation that will...

Why the JOBS Act has not caught on with Broadway producers

Broadway producers have the ability to reach out to a large, untapped pool of investors, but few have taken up the option. Under the Jumpstart...

Tax bill includes one provision that helps Broadway, others that hurt

The Republican tax bill has one provision that could boost Broadway investment and others that may weigh down some of its working members.  The tax...

New York theater tax credit brings money upstate, but issues for producers

A New York state tax credit is bringing Broadway tours and economic activity upstate, but causing headaches for some producers. The Empire State Theatre...

Tax provision would allow Broadway shows to expense initial production costs

A provision in the proposed U.S. Senate tax bill would allow “qualified theatrical productions” to expense all of their initial production costs and allow...