Artist-Friendly Legislation

Currently, the U.S. tax system allows collectors to take a deduction for the fair-market value of works they donate to nonprofit institutions. However, artists may deduct only the cost of materials such as paint and canvas used for pieces they donate. How is that fair—or even logical?!

You can encourage your representatives to co-sponsor bipartisan legislation that will treat creators and collectors equally. The Americans for the Arts E-Advocacy Center makes it easy for you.
Find out more here.

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