In this episode we help you make sense of sales tax with Jessica Scheitler of Financial Groove. Where do you begin? What if you know nothing about sales tax and want to better understand what is the right strategic decision for you and your studio? And of course what to expect from the registration process from your state? How do you get a reseller certificate to avoid paying sales tax to vendors at the time of purchase?
Jessica Scheitler, founder of Financial Groove, has been an international entertainment accounting industry leader over the last decade. Offering accounting and tax expertise for entertainers, Financial Groove bridges the gap between creativity and business.
Jessica has worked with the top recognized dance studios in the nation and has clients spanning the globe throughout prominent arts organizations including Broadway, Cirque Du Soleil, SYTYCD, and Alvin Ailey among others.
With Jessica as the front runner, Financial Groove manages personal and business finances, inspires individuals into action, and assists in maintaining accountability to increase the bottom line. By translating financial data into solutions, Financial Groove delivers clients the tools and coaching guidance to achieve financial success.
Jessica is a QuickBooks Proadvisor and an Enrolled Agent, the only licensed designation given to professionals who specialize in tax and have unlimited rights to represent taxpayers before the IRS.
Jessica parlayed her Marymount Manhattan College BFA in Choreography and minors in Arts Administration and Mathematics into a specialized career in arts accounting and business management. Jessica grew up dancing in Iowa with roots in competitive dance and then went on to concert dance and to choreograph musical theater and independent modern dance work. Jessica has worked in arts administration for the Lion King on Broadway, Abingdon Theatre Company and the Metro Arts Council.
Jessica is still an active member of the dance community and keeps herself on the pulse of the emerging music and artistic scene. She is Board Member of Cockroach Theatre at Art Square Theatre and a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents and National Association of Tax Professionals.
Financial Groove is dedicated to artistic integrity by offering vital business support to the artists who produce it.