Artist, DJ’s and Producers, Register your business today!

Artist looking to run their music career professionally should be registered with BMI, ASCAP, and or sound exchange! These websites help you keep your royalties tracked and paid for when your song is played on the radio, concerts, and commercial gigs. 
It is simple and painless! One step closer to people taking your business serious! 

Taxes

Entrepreneurs in all career fields have to register with your state to pay IRS business taxes, quarterly or yearly. Every occupation is a little different, some will register as a sole PROPRIETOR and some will register as a LLC. Register and get your business TAX ID.  Do your homework! 

https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed/apply-for-an-employer-identification-number-ein-online

 

ASCAP

http://www.ascap.com/

ASCAP is for music composers, writers, and music publsihers! DJ’s are more common to register with ASCAP. 

BMI

http://www.bmi.com/

BMI is more geared for Artist. They represent any genre of music. You are able to register and upload your work to receive credit through royalties. 

Sound Exchange!

http://www.soundexchange.com/artist-copyright-owner/

Register on Sound Exchange to also help track your royalties and to get paid even quicker!  Becoming a SoundExchange Member has added advantages, including special access to SoundExchange events and roadshows; the opportunity to receive services, discounts and offers; access to newsletters and members-only sections on the website

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