The Performing Arts Tax Parity Act (PATPA) Reintroduced in the House
On April 19, Reps. Chu (CA-28) and Buchanan (FL-16) reintroduced the PATPA bipartisan legislation, which aims to revise the current Qualified Performing Artist tax deduction, reinstating the ability for actors and performers from the working class to deduct their job-related expenses. As of now, there is no assigned bill or committee; we will keep you updated as we learn more.
Read the press release here.
Read the full legislation text here.
We encourage you to reference the above press release and legislation, when you contact your federal representative. Make the case for why you, as a performing artist, would experience relief from this bill. Encourage your representative to build on the momentum by co-endorsing this reintroduction! For more context, Broadway News has an in depth report of the positive impact of this legislation.