Required Taxes & City License
All exhibiting artists are responsible for City and State taxes.
PHILADELPHIA TAXES & CITY LICENSE:
Here is the link to the Trade Show Vendor Return and instructions you need to fulfill your city tax obligations after
If you need any help, please address questions to Dana Jones at the Philadelphia Department of Revenue, at
Dana.Jones@phila.gov She has been told to expect your calls, and will happy to help!
You will also need to contact the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue for information about your Pennsylvania (6%) and Philadelphia (2%) sales tax responsibilities.
Prior to making taxable sales, rentals or leases, one must apply for a license with the PA Department of Revenue. Registration for Sales, Use and Hotel Occupancy Tax, Public Transportation Assistance Fund Taxes and Fees and Vehicle Rental Tax can be completed by registering online using the PA Open for Business website at :
www.pa100.state.pa.us or by completing a paper PA Enterprise Registration Form (PA-100).
RSFAA Code of Conduct
RITTENHOUSE SQUARE FINE ARTS ASSOCIATION CODE OF CONDUCT
The Rittenhouse Square Fine Arts Association is committed to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment. We ask all Show participants to embrace our values of equity and equality and conduct themselves at this Show consistent with those values. At every Show, there is a designee as the first point of contact for any who thinks they have experienced discriminatory, harassing, or otherwise unacceptable behavior.
View a complete copy of the
RSFAA Discrimination and Harassment Policy
Set Up Procedure
SET UP PROCEDURE:
Prior to the show, please familiarize yourself with the new set-up times, which are
based on odd or even booth numbers. To find out if you have been assigned an even
or odd booth space number, please go to this link to access the List of Artists on our
Below are a few rules you will need to follow:
• All artists must obtain color-coded permit, which will be attached to the park fence
surrounding the park at your booth space.
• These permits must be displayed on the dash of your vehicle at all times during
set up and tear down.
• These Yellow and Orange permit cards must be returned to the fence before you
leave at the end of the show
GROUP A - (YELLOW PERMIT) - 2:00 to 4:15 PM – Set Up window for artists
with EVEN numbered booth spaces
GROUP B - (ORANGE PERMIT) - 4:30 TO 6:30 PM - Set Up window for artists
with ODD numbered booth spaces
All artists who have not set up at their designated time can begin setting up at
6:30 PM. You can also set up Friday morning between 7:00 and 10:30 AM.
• Security will be present to ensure that participating artists are following the process
and keep things running smoothly.
• Artists are not permitted to pull up on the sidewalk at any time, unless they have a
• Vehicles must be moved before the next group is scheduled to arrive. This will
be strictly enforced.
Failure to comply with these set up policies may result in expulsion from this event or
being barred from participation in future events.
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Artist Resource Kit
Here you will find marketing tools that reflect our branding.
Please consider using them as you communicate with your collectors.
These branded images have been created to ensure consistency in our marketing efforts.
A complete kit will be available prior to the show.
Important Information for Artists
Professional Artists: Please review all the information provided here to ensure a worry-free show. Thanks!
Student Artists: Please review all the information
June 2021 Show Dates & Hours
Friday June 4 , 2021 11am - 7pm
Saturday June 5, 2021 11am - 7pm
Sunday June 6, 2021 11am - 5pm
Apply to JUNE 2021 Show
The professional artists line the perimeter of the park with their mobile galleries while the students fill the center of the square.
Click here to download map
Presenting a Virtual Show
Of course we would love to physically see everyone in June 2021.
As we monitor information regarding the Pandemic, please stay tuned...
There were several ways RSFAS artists connected with patrons during the September 2020 Virtual show:
To download a Power Point Presentation with information and helpful hints
to help you have a successful show, c
To watch the Zoom training meeting,
To watch the "tips and trick for self video" training,
To apply to our June 2021 show,
Facebook LIVE events
Demos on ZOOM
Interviews on IGTV
Virtual Booth Visits through ZOOM
Online gallery for 'round the clock shopping!