If you will be required to issue 1099's at year-end ($600+ payments in a year) for fellow musicians, roadies, lighting or sound people, etc. be sure to get their tax ID information when paying them. You can do this by having them fill out IRS form W-9. Travel & Meals

An accountable reimbursement plan is an employee reimbursement arrangement or method for reimbursing employees for legitimate business expenses. If set up correctly, reimbursed business expenses do not have to be treated as taxable income. See this page for instructions on setting up and administering an accountable reimbursement plan.