Many of the AFL-CIO’s arts and entertainment unions are launching a joint campaign to tell Congress to restore tax fairness for arts workers by supporting the Performing Artist Tax Parity Act (PATPA), H.R. 4750 and S. 2872. The PATPA will be a game changer for arts workers, allowing them to once again deduct common business expenses that come with practicing their crafts. The campaign is working to build additional support in Congress so that the bill is brought up for a vote in the coming weeks.
We need your help amplifying this joint effort, backed by the Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), Actors’ Equity Association (Equity), the American Federation of Musicians (AFM), the American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA), SAG-AFTRA and Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), and the AFL-CIO. Using the link below, please urge your members of Congress to co-sponsor PATPA and encourage our members to do the same by spreading the word about this campaign.