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Alabama Workshops

In addition to state workshops, please visit the Small Business Taxes: The Virtual Workshop page for instructional, interactive lessons designed to help new small business owners learn their tax rights and responsibilities.

Visit the IRS Video portal for video and audio presentations on topics of interest to small businesses.

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

BREWTON

Title: New Business Workshop
Date: August 12, 2014
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: East Brewton Civic Center, 105 Forest Avenue, Brewton, AL 36426
Contact: East Brewton Civic Center; Phone: 251-867-6092; Email: khsingleton@bellsouth.net
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. 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 251-867-6092, email khsingleton@bellsouth.net or visit the Alabama Department of Revenue New Business Workshops website.
Sponsored By: The Alabama Department of Revenue

GILBERTOWN

Title: New Business Workshop
Date: July 8, 2014
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Gilbertown Town Hall, 40 Front Street, Gilbertown, AL 36908
Contact: Gilbert Town Hall; Phone: 251-843-2766; Email: acarlislemillry@msn.com
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. 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 251-843-2766, email acarlislemillry@msn.com or visit the Alabama Department of Revenue New Business Workshops website.
Sponsored By: The Alabama Department of Revenue

HUNTSVILLE

Title: FastTrac® NewVenture™ - Spring 2014
Date(s): March 18 - May 20, 2014 (Tuesdays)
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: BizTech, 515 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35816
Event Information: FastTrac® NewVenture™  is a 10-week comprehensive entrepreneurial program that covers A-Z what it takes to start and operate a successful business. You are working ON your business while you go through FastTrac® … in other words your business is the case study. Please note that classes will be held at BizTech for 10 consecutive Tuesday evenings, March 18 - May 20, 2014. Cost: $300 (scholarships available for qualified clients). IRS will provide small business materials and publications for the workshop. Any fees are by the hosting organization and not the Internal Revenue Service. For more information, please email info@wbcna.org. To register for this workshop, visit the Women’s Business Center of North Alabama website.

Title: Start Smart & Grow Strong
Date: April 22 - May 27, 2014 (Tuesdays)
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Women's Business Center of North Alabama, Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County, 3rd Floor, 225 Church Street NW, Huntsville, AL 35801
Contact: Visit the WBCNA website; Email: info@wbcna.org
Event Information:
The WBCNA Start Smart & Grow Strong program is a series of six sessions, each held in two to four hours, developed to help individuals gain the knowledge they need to start and grow a business, improving their likelihood of success.

  • April 22, 2014 - Session 1: The Basics
  • April 29, 2014 - Session 2: Financing Your Small Business
  • May 6, 2014 - Session 3: Accounting 101
  • May 13, 2014 - Session 4: QuickBooks for Small Business
  • May 20, 2014 - Session 5: Marketing
  • May 27, 2014 - Session 6: Business Plan

Who needs this program?

  • Individuals who are wanting to start and grow a business
  • Small start-ups that are less than 6 months old

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: $25 per class in advance (cash, check or credit card); $35 at the door. Scholarships are available to qualified clients. For more information and to register, visit the WBCNA website.
Sponsored By: Women's Business Center of North Alabama

MOBILE

Title: New Business Workshop
Date: May 13; 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: Jerlean.hudson@revenue.alabama.gov
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 Jerlean.hudson@revenue.alabama.gov or visit the Alabama Department of Revenue New Business Workshops website.
Sponsored By: Alabama Department of Revenue

MONTGOMERY

Title: 2014 State AAHRA Spring Workshop
Date: April 20 – 24, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Renaissance Hotel, 201 Tallapoosa Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
Event Information: This is the 2014 Annual State Workshop of the Alabama Association of Housing and Redevelopment Authorities. This workshop is designed to provide local Housing Authority Executive Directors with the tools needed to successfully manage their systems. This year’s featured speakers are from the IRS, HUD, accounting firms, and local housing authorities. IRS Senior Stakeholder Liaison, Nora Huffman will make a presentation on Wage Reporting, Payroll and Employment Tax Form Topics from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. on Monday, April 21. To register, visit the AAHRA website.
Sponsored By: Alabama Association of Housing and Redevelopment Authorities (AAHRA)

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