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Alabama Tax Workshops, Meetings and Seminars

If you live near a state line, please look for tax workshops, meetings and seminars in nearby cities of the bordering state.


Title: FastTrac® NewVenture - Fall 2014
Date: October 2 - December 18, 2014 (Thursdays)
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Building, 200 West Side Square, Huntsville, AL 35801
Contact: 256-535-2038; Email:
Event Information: FastTrac® NewVenture is the Women’s Business Center of North America’s  flagship program. It is a 10-week comprehensive entrepreneurial program that gives you the tools needed to start and operate a successful business. It’s easy to start a business … the hard part is staying in business and making money!

October 2, 2014 - Session 1: Exploring Entrepreneurship
October 16, 2014 - Session 2: Identifying/Meeting Market Needs
October 23, 2014 - Session 3: Setting Financial Goals
October 30, 2014 - Session 4: Planning the Product/Service
November 6, 2014 - Session 5: Researching/Analyzing the Market
November 13, 2014 - Session 6: Reaching the Market
November 20, 2014 - Session 7: Building the Organization & Team
December 4, 2014 - Session 8: Planning for a Profitable Business
December 11, 2014 - Session 9: Cash Flow & Seeking Funds
December 18, 2014 - Session 10: Implementing Next Steps

You are working ON your business while you go through FastTrac®.

You will:

  • Explore entrepreneurship while identifying current market needs
  • Learn essential business fundamentals such as marketing, product/service development, management and financials
  • Develop or refine your business plan
  • Network with other likeminded entrepreneurs and professionals

IRS will provide small business materials and publications for the workshop. Cost: $300; scholarships available to qualified clients. Any fees are by the hosting organization and not the Internal Revenue Service. For more information and to register for this event, visit the WBCNA website.
Sponsored By: Women's Business Center of North Alabama


Title: Money Smart For Small Business / Jane K. Lowe Financial Literacy Program / Fall 2014
Date: September 4 - November 13, 2014 (Thursdays)
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Location: The Radisson in Madison, 8721 Madison Blvd., Madison, AL 35758
Contact: WBCNA; Phone: 256-535-2038; Email: 
Event Information: Money Smart for Small Business is a training program for small businesses developed jointly by FDIC and SBA. Delivered in ten 90-minute sessions, participants are introduced to a different topic in each session and provided an overview, basic concepts, and key points relative to that topic.

September 4, 2014 - Session 1: Organizational Types
September 11, 2014 - Session 2: Time Management
September 18, 2014 - Session 3: Financial Management
September 25, 2014 - Session 4: Record Keeping
October 2, 2014 - Session 5: Banking Services Available to Small Businesses
October 16, 2014 - Session 6: Credit Reporting
October 23, 2014 - Session 7: Risk Management
October 30, 2014 - Session 8: Insurance
November 6, 2014 - Session 9: Tax Planning and Reporting
November 13, 2014 - Session 10: Selling a Small Business and Succession Planning

IRS will provide small business materials and publications for the workshop. Any fees are by the hosting organization and not the Internal Revenue Service. Cost: $10 per class in advance or $20 at the door. Register for all 10 classes, get one free! Scholarships are available to qualified clients. For more information and to register for these events, visit the WBCNA website.
Sponsored By: Women's Business Center of North Alabama


Title: Alabama Small Business Forum (Virtual)
Date: September 17, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Your office or home
Contact: Regina Malisham; Phone: 251-341-5937; Email:
Event Information:
This is a free event for Alabama organizations serving small businesses. Speakers will include representatives from federal, state and local agencies. At this virtual forum, you will hear briefings on new and existing small business initiatives that directly impact the operations of your members. In addition, you will be able to make contacts with agency representatives who can help you and your members navigate the maze of government organizations without having to leave your office.
Sponsored By: Internal Revenue Service

Title: New Business Workshop
Date: November 13, 2014
Time: 3:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m.
Location: Mobile Taxpayer Service Center, Conference Room, 955 Downtowner Blvd., Mobile, AL 36609
Contact: Jerlean Hudson; Phone: 251-344-4737; Email:
Event Information:
Participants will receive a brief, but comprehensive overview of Alabama and some Federal taxes that will enable the business to begin operation with a clear understanding of its tax obligations. Check the times shown to determine which of the two sessions offered during the day would be convenient for you to attend.

The workshop is FREE and no reservation is required. The workshop is approximately one hour long. Plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled workshops. IRS publications will be provided. For more information, call 251-344-4737, email or visit the Alabama Department of Revenue New Business Workshops website.
Sponsored By: Alabama Department of Revenue

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