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Crowdfunding Comes With Tax Issues

Bad news, crowdfunders. Tax professionals are saying that the Internal Revenue Service (and probably your friendly State tax collector) believe that all moneys you receive from crowdfunding is taxable income. Guess what? That DVD reward, it’s considered a “sale” and … Continue reading

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TX Sen. Hall Only Vote Against Rape Kit Crowdfunding

Only one Texas Senator, Bob Hall, voted against the bill that would permit Texas to crowdfund to help pay for processing the backlog of 3,200 rape kits in that State. His reason?  “Rape kit testing is far too important to … Continue reading

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MoMI Crowdfunds to Save the Muppets in Manhattan

Saving pop culture one creature at a time. The Museum of the Moving Image is crowdfunding to preserve the earliest Muppets from the career of Jim Henson (UMD alum, BTW). Henson sold his company to Disney in 2004 for $78 … Continue reading

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Indiegogo Celebrates 2 Months of Equity Crowdfunding

Indiegogo, a rewards crowdfunding portal that recently received approval from FINRA, is celebrating its two month equity crowdfunding anniversary by touting that it’s funding portal has raised over $1.4 million for 5 companies including: a multi-player video game, smartphone-connected sensors, … Continue reading

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Another Hollywood Crowdfunding Campaign

If you want a chance to work with Bill Murray, Bryan Cranston, Jeff Goldblum and other stars in a new Wes Anderson animated film, you may want to donate to Anderson’s crowdfunding “raffle.” The donations will be used to preserve … Continue reading

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Crowdfunded Film About Crowdfunding

The documentary film “Kickstarted” that was crowdfunded and is about crowdfunding on Kickstarter is now playing on Vimeo. After raising $87,000 for production costs, the filmmakers followed “a musician, a filmmaker and a pair of inventors as they pursue their … Continue reading

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Museum Crowdfunding To Save Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers

Somewhere, over the rainbow, the Smithsonian Museum is crowdfunding to get help to repair Dorothy’s ruby slippers. In a Kickstarter campaign titled #KeepThemRuby, the curators are asking the public to contribute $300,000 to repair and conserve the shoes made by … Continue reading

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