Posts Tagged ‘visitor visa’

Can A Visitor Record An Album?

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

By Brian Taylor Goldstein So glad I found your page on the internet, so far it’s been the most helpful out of all my Google searches! I have just a couple of questions. We are from Australia and I have a 14 year old son who has signed a recording contract in the US. Currently we are traveling […]

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When You’re Right, You’re Right!

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

By Brian Taylor Goldstein I wonder if you would mind giving me some advice on a visa situation with one of my artists. To summarise, I represent a British artist who was commissioned to write a 7 minute piece for a university in the United States which will be premiered in 2013. The artist will […]

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I Want To Engage A Foreign Artist. Tell Me Everything I Need To Know!

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

By Brian Taylor Goldstein Dear FTM: What needs to be done to bring a performing artist from a foreign country to play in a US concert? How is their pay reported to the IRS? Is withholding required? Do they have to pay taxes on the money that they earn in the US? Etc. Wow, this […]

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Sneaking Artists Into The US: How Lucky Do You Feel?

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

By Brian Taylor Goldstein Dear FTM Arts Law: I represent a British group that frequently tours the US. In the past, the guys have just entered as visitors under the ESTA/Visa Waiver Scheme. So far, we have never had any problems, but I was recently told this was wrong. Is this true? Couldn’t they just […]

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Can My Artist Perform In The US As A Visitor?

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

By Brian Taylor Goldstein Dear Brian, I wanted to ask your advice about the visa needs of one of my artists. The artist is going to the USA twice this year to work. The first time will be to conduct a youth orchestra in rehearsals and a concert. The contract for this engagement is between […]

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Legal Smarts

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

By Edna Landau To ask a question, please write Ask Edna. The answers below were prepared with the kind assistance of my good friend and distinguished colleague, attorney Brian Goldstein of FTM Arts Law, to whom I express my heartfelt thanks. Dear Edna: I love reading your blog and I had a question that I hope […]

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