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Tax Tips for the Parents of Child Actors

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IMPORTANT NOTE:  This was written before the Trump administration’s massive changes to the US tax code.  You should not rely on it when filing taxes for tax year 2017 or later. Many (if not all) of the deductions formerly available … Continue reading

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Are Casting Hub & Its Cousins Fooling Would-Be Child Stars?

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My blog normally gets about 300 visitors per day. But one post on scammers who prey on children’s dreams, published in March, 2013, has had more than 100,000 readers. It’s not the only post on on the subject of helping a child smitten with … Continue reading

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Resources for Parents of Dallas Child Actors

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Ever since I posted a blog post about a year ago about my struggles with my grandson’s acting career, people have been asking me questions. The most common one is, “How do I get my child into acting?” I’m not … Continue reading

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5 Things Parents of Would-be Child Stars Need to Know

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When you have a child who catches acting fever, there is no cure. So strap yourself in for a long, strange roller-coaster ride! Recently, our resident 12-year-old actor attended a workshop taught by 20-year-old actress Jennifer Stone.  You probably know … Continue reading

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What a REAL Audition Opportunity Looks Like

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Lately, a couple of posts I wrote several months ago have been getting a lot of traffic.  It’s summertime, and the parents of would-be Disney stars are getting bombarded with letters and sales pitches from companies who want to help … Continue reading

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