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California 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.

Business Use of Your Home
Choosing the Legal Structure for your Business
Farm Labor Contractor Continuing Education Workshop (Spanish)
Federal/State Basic Payroll Tax Seminar
Federal Taxes and Your Business
File and Pay Your Taxes Electronically
Hiring Employees or Contractors
Ontario Small Business Seminar (Spanish)
Payroll Taxes
Small Business Seminar
Small Business Taxes and Forms
Small Business Workshop
Starting a Business - SCORE
Struggling with Paying Your Taxes - Get a Fresh-Start
Tax Related Identity Theft: IRS Efforts to Assist Victims and Combat IDT Fraud

Business Use of Your Home

Find out what you need to know when you run your business out of your home! Find out what you need to know to take the office-in-the-home deduction including how to qualify, how to determine business percentage, which types of expenses to include and how to include them. Hear from an expert on behalf of the IRS. IRS is providing materials for this workshop.

LAKE FOREST

Date: September 22, 2015
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: City Hall, 25550 Commerce Centre Drive, Suite 100, Lake Forest, CA 92630
Registration: Email economicdevelopment@lakeforestca.gov or call 949-461-3567.
Sponsored By: City of Lake Forest and Lake Forest Chamber of Commerce

MISSION VIEJO

Date: December 9, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: City Hall, 200 Civic Center, Saddleback Room, Mission Viejo, CA 92691-5519
Registration: : Visit the SCORE Orange County website.
Sponsored By: SCORE Orange County, City of Mission Viejo and Mission Viejo Chamber of Commerce

In this workshop, you will learn about what it takes to be an entrepreneur, forms of business organization, business formalities, cost to form entities, when you need an employer identification number and much more. There is no fee to attend this workshop.

SACRAMENTO

Date: August 12, 2015
Time: 1:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Woman Business Center, California Capital, 2000 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95811
Registration: Visit the California Capital Financial Development Corporation website. Questions: Contact Adam Agosney at 916-442-1729
Sponsored By: Women's Business Center

SACRAMENTO

Date: August 21, 2015
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Business Information Center, 4990 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95820
Registration: Call Sue Johnson at 916-875-3280 or email DHA-Stockton-Blvd-BIC@Saccounty.net.
Sponsored By: Business Information Center

Farm Labor Contractor Continuing Education Workshop (Spanish)

The State of California requires licensed Farm Labor Contractors to complete continuing education on an annual basis to renew their license. This program is authorized and approved by the State Labor Commissioner's Office and meets the continuing education requirements for Farm Labor Contractors. Who should attend: Farm labor contractors licensed by the State of California

Program features and benefits:

  • Separate English and Spanish classes
  • Approved by the State Labor Commissioner for 8 hours of CE
  • Same day certificates for verification of completion

What you'll learn:

  • Federal tax and recordkeeping responsibilities
  • California labor law for farm workers
  • Proper use and handling of pesticides and chemicals 4; health, safety, and sanitation requirements
  • The rights of unions and union organizing
  • Worker transportation and housing regulations
  • Laws & rules relating to worker's compensation

IRS partners with the Fresno City College Training Institute by providing federal tax information for this event.
Registration: Call Kellee Camara at 559-256-0188 or email kellee.camara@fresnocitycollege.edu
Sponsored By: Fresno City College Training Institute

BAKERSFIELD

Date: September 5, 2015
Time: 7:45 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Location: Sheraton Hotel, 5101 California Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93309

CLOVIS

Date: August 5; November 7; December 7, 2015
Time: 7:45 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Location: Fresno City College Training Institute, Herndon Campus, 390 W. Fir Avenue,
Clovis, CA 93611

STOCKTON

Date: October 3, 2015
Time: 7:45 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Location: Cabral Ag Center, 2101 Earhart, Stockton, CA 95206

Federal/State Basic Payroll Tax Seminar

This free seminar will help employers comply with the Federal and State of California employment tax laws. These payroll tax seminars are customized to benefit established businesses, those just getting started and individuals anticipating going into business. Presented by the Employment Development Department in partnership with IRS.
Registration: Visit the Employment Development Department's website.
Sponsored By: Internal Revenue Service and State of California Employment Development Department

BAKERSFIELD

Date: August 27; November 18, 2015
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Larry E. Reider Education Center, 2000 K Street, 2nd Floor, Bakersfield, CA 93301

CARSON

Date: November 17, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Carson Community Center, 801 E Carson Street, Carson, CA 90745

EL MONTE

Date: October 15, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: P.A.C.E. Business Development Center, 11100 Valley Blvd., #122, El Monte, CA 91731

FRESNO

Date: August 6, 2015
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Location: Workforce Investment Board, Business Services Center, 7475 N. Palm Avenue, Suite 105, Fresno, CA 93711

Date: September 16, November 4, December 16, 2015
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Small Business Development Center-UC Merced, 550 East Shaw Ave., Fresno, CA 93710

GLENDALE

Date: November 20, 2015
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Small Business Administration, 330 North Brand Blvd, Suite 1200, Glendale, CA 91203

LANCASTER

Date: September 11, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: University of Antelope Valley, 44055 North Sierra Highway, Room 127, Lancaster, CA 93534

LOS ANGELES

Date: August 19; October 21; December 16, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Location: P.A.C.E. Business Development Center, 1055 Wilshire Blvd., #900B, Los Angeles, CA 90017

MISSION VIEJO

Date: September 3, 2015
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Mission Viejo City Hall, 200 Civic Center Drive, Saddleback Room, Mission Viejo, CA 92692

NAPA

Date: September 23, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Sonoma Valley Regional Library, 755 West Napa Street, Napa, CA

OAKLAND

Date: August 26, October 28, December 2, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Oakland State Building, 1515 Clay Street - Room 8, Oakland, CA

PASO ROBLES

Date: October 16, 2015
Time: 9:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m.
Location: Paso Robles City Library, 1000 Spring Street, Paso Robles, CA 93446

POMONA

Date: August 14; November 6, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: America's Job Center of California, 264 E. Monterey Avenue, Pomona, CA 91767

ROSEVILLE

Date: December 14, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: One Stop Career Center, 15 Ascot Drive, Roseville, CA 95661

SACRAMENTO

Date: October 22, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Small Business Information Center, 925 Del Paso, Sacramento, CA 95815

Date: August 27, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Small Business Information Center, 4990 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95820

Date: November 5, 2015 (Spanish)
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Small Business Information Center, 4990 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95820

Date: September 29, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Crossroads Services, 9300 Tech Center Drive, Suite 100, Sacramento, CA 95826

SALINAS

Date: August 20, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: One-Stop Career Center of Monterey County, 730 La Guardia Street, ACES Training Room, Salinas, CA 93905

SAN FRANCISCO

Date: August 4, September 8, October 6, November 10, December 8, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: U.S. Small Business Administration, 455 Market Street - 6th Floor, San Francisco, CA

SAN JOSE

Date: August 6, September 3, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Alfred E. Alquist Building, 100 Paseo de San Antonio Walk, Auditorium,
San Jose, CA 95113

SAN LUIS OBISPO

Date: November 17, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: America's Job Center of California, 880 Industrial Way, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

SANTA ANA

Date: August 19, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Rancho Santiago Community College District Office Bldg.,, 2323 N. Broadway,
Santa Ana, CA 92706

SANTA BARBARA

Date: October 9, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: America's Job Center of California, 130 E. Ortega Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

SANTA CLARITA

Date: October 23, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: College of the Canyon, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91355

SANTA FE SPRINGS

Date: September 15, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Employment Development Department, Employment Tax Office, 10330 Pioneer Blvd., Suite 150, Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

SANTA MARIA

Date: December 17, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: America's Job Center of California, Sutter Room, 1410 South Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454

SANTA ROSA

Date: August 12, November 4, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Joseph Rattigan Building, 50 D Street, Room 410, Santa Rosa, CA

SIMI VALLEY

Date: September 24; December 10, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: America's Job Center of California, 980 Enchanted Way, Simi Valley, CA 93065

STOCKTON

Date: September 18; December 11, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Small Business Development Center, San Joaquin Delta College, 56 S. Lincoln Street, Stockton, CA 95203

VAN NUYS

Date: August 13; December 9, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Valley Economic Development Center, 5121 Van Nuys Blvd., Van Nuys, CA 91403

VENTURA

Date: August 11; November 3, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: EDD Tax Office, Training Room, 4820 McGrath Street #200, Ventura, CA 93003

WEST COVINA

Date: September 11; December 11, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: E.D.D. Job Service Office, 933 S. Glendora Avenue, West Covina, CA 91790

Federal Taxes and Your Business

Find out about basic recordkeeping requirements for federal purposes, learn the difference between different forms of business organizations and gain tips on selecting a tax preparer. You are invited to attend a free small business tax presentation by an enrolled agent speaking on behalf of the IRS.
Registration: Visit the SCORE Orange County website.

FULLERTON

Date: November 2, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Fullerton Public Library, 353 W. Commonwealth Avenue, Community Room, Fullerton, CA 92832
Sponsored By: SCORE Orange County and City of Fullerton

MISSION VIEJO

Date: November 4, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: City Hall, 200 Civic Center, Saddleback Room, Mission Viejo, CA 92691-5519
Sponsored By: SCORE Orange County and City of Mission Viejo and Mission Viejo Chamber of Commerce

File and Pay Your Taxes Electronically

Hear from an expert speaking on behalf of the IRS. Find out how to file & pay your Federal taxes electronically. IRS is providing materials for this workshop.
Registration: Visit the SCORE Orange County website.

FULLERTON

Date: October 5, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Fullerton Public Library, 353 W. Commonwealth Avenue, Community Room, Fullerton, CA 92832

MISSION VIEJO

Date: October 7, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: City Hall, 200 Civic Center, Saddleback Room, Mission Viejo, CA 92691-5519
Sponsored By: SCORE Orange County and City of Mission Viejo and Mission Viejo Chamber of Commerce

Ontario Small Business Seminar (Spanish)

Presentations are in Spanish; however, resources will be in Spanish as well as English. This is a great opportunity for business owners to connect directly with representatives from various organizations.
Sponsored By: Sen. George Runner (Ret.) of the California State Board of Equalization

ONTARIO

Date: August 24, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Ontario Convention Center, 2000 Convention Center Way, Ontario, CA 91764

Payroll Taxes

Hear from an expert speaking on behalf of the IRS. Find out about how to manage payroll so you withhold the correct amount from employees and how to make tax deposits & file a return to report your payroll taxes. IRS is providing materials for this workshop.
Registration: Visit the SCORE Orange County website.

FULLERTON

Date: August 3, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Fullerton Public Library, 353 W. Commonwealth Avenue, Community Room, Fullerton, CA 92832
Sponsored By: SCORE Orange County and City of Fullerton

MISSION VIEJO

Date: August 5, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: City Hall, 200 Civic Center, Saddleback Room, Mission Viejo, CA 92691-5519
Sponsored By: SCORE Orange County and City of Mission Viejo and Mission Viejo Chamber of Commerce

Small Business Seminar

These seminars provide the tools you need to be a successful small business owner. The seminars are designed as a one-stop shop for new and existing small businesses. You will have the opportunity to speak to a team of experts from both state and federal agencies to help you grow and succeed. Topics and speakers vary at each location. For additional information, visit the website, call or email the contact for the location you want to attend.
Registration: Visit the California State Board of Equalization website or call 888-847-9652.
Sponsored By: Board of Equalization

APPLE VALLEY

Date: September 9, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Town of Apple Valley Conference Center, 14975 Dale Evans Parkway, Apple Valley, CA 92307

CHINO

Date: August 28, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.)
Location: Chaffey College Chino Community Center, 5890 College Park Avenue, Chino, CA 91710

CORONA

Date: September 3, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Corona Civic Center, 400 S. Vicentia Avenue, Corona, CA 92882
Event begins at 9:00 a.m. (Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.)

EUREKA

Date: September 28, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Sequoia Conference Center, 901 Myrtle Avenue, Eureka, CA 95501
Event begins at 9:00 a.m. (Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.) Free parking

LOS ANGELES

Date: September 4, 2015
Time: 8:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Los Angeles Valley College, Monarch Hall, 5800 Fulton Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 91401
Event begins at 8:15 a.m. (Registration starts at 8:00 a.m.)

PITTSBURG

Date: August 5, 2015
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Elks Lodge, 200 Marina Blvd., Pittsburg, CA 94565

ROSEVILLE

Date: October 28, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Maidu Community Center, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville, CA 95661
Free parking

SANTA CLARITA

Date: September 28, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: City of Santa Clarita Activities Center, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita, CA 91350

SANTA ROSA

Date: September 21, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Sonoma County Board of Supervisors Chambers, 575 Administration Drive, Room 100-A, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Event begins at 9:00 a.m. (Registration starts at 8:00 a.m.) Free parking

WESTCHESTER

Date: August 6, 2015
Time: 8:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (Registration starts at 8:00 a.m.)
Location: Westchester Community Room, 7166 North Manchester Avenue, Westchester, CA 90045

Small Business Taxes and Forms

Hear from an expert speaking on behalf of the IRS. Find out what you need to know about IRS Form 1040 Schedule C and other small business taxes and forms. IRS is providing materials for this workshop.
Registration: Visit the SCORE Orange County website.
Sponsored By: SCORE Orange County and City of Fullerton

FULLERTON

Date: September 14, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Fullerton Public Library, 353 W. Commonwealth Avenue, Community Room, Fullerton, CA 92832

MISSION VIEJO

Date: September 2, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: City Hall, 200 Civic Center, Saddleback Room, Mission Viejo, CA 92691-5519
Sponsored By: SCORE Orange County and City of Mission Viejo and Mission Viejo Chamber of Commerce

Small Business Workshop

The workshop will cover basic IRS tax requirements and several best practices that small businesses should use to avoid tax problems. This workshop is presented by a tax professional in partnership with IRS. IRS is providing resources for the workshop.

SACRAMENTO

Date: September 21, 2015
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Veterans Business Outreach Center, 4608 Duckhorn Drive, Sacramento, CA 95834
Registration: Visit the Veterans Business Outreach Center website, call Catrina Avila at 916-527-8400 or email cavila@vbocix.org.

Date: September 3, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Business Information Center, 4990 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95820
Registration: Call 916-476-3244 or email Brenda@bdtaxfinancegroup.net. There is no fee to attend this workshop.
Sponsored By: Small Business Information Center

Date: September 10; November 12, 2015
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Small Business Information Center, 5655 Hillsdale Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95842
Registration: Call 916-476-3244 or email Brenda@bdtaxfinancegroup.net. There is no fee to attend this workshop.
Sponsored By: Small Business Information Center

Date: September 17; October 20, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Small Business Information Center, 925 Del Paso Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95815
Registration: Call 916-476-3244 or email Brenda@bdtaxfinancegroup.net. There is no fee to attend this workshop.
Sponsored By: Small Business Information Center

Date: October 8, 2015 (Spanish)
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Business Information Center, 4990 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95820
Registration: Call 916-476-3244 or email Brenda@bdtaxfinancegroup.net
Sponsored By: Business Information Center

Starting a Business - SCORE

SCORE’s Starting a Business Workshop provides an overview of the business basics every aspiring entrepreneur needs to know. If you are thinking of starting a business, or have just started one, this workshop is a perfect fit. Topics covered will include the fundamentals of getting started, business plans, using and understanding financial reports. Workshop is given by SCORE volunteers highly experienced in their subjects. IRS partners with SCORE by providing federal tax information for this workshop.

SAN LUIS OBISPO

Date: August 19; September 16; October 21; November 18; December 16, 2015
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: San Luis Business Center, 4251 S. Higuera Street, Suite 800, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Registration: Visit the SCORE San Luis Obispo website. Questions: Contact Lorna Whiteaker at 805-901-3375 or email lornawhiteaker@yahoo.com
Sponsored By: SCORE – San Luis Obispo

FRESNO

Date: August 11; August 18; August 25; September 1; September 8, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Central Valley SCORE Office, 801 R Street, Suite 201, 2nd floor, Fresno, CA 93721
Registration: Visit the SCORE Central Valley website or e-mail fresno@sba.gov. Questions: Call Maria Lopez at 559-487-5791 ext. 2719 or email maria.lopez@scorevolunteer.org
Sponsored By: Central Valley SCORE

Struggling with Paying Your Taxes - Get a Fresh-Start

This free presentation will provide an overview of the latest provisions to help struggling taxpayers get a fresh start. Learn about the series of new steps to help people get a fresh start with their tax liabilities.
Registration: Call Leslie Elliot at 323-789-4515 or email lelliott@vsedc.org.
Sponsored By: Vermont Slauson Economic Development Corporation

LOS ANGELES

Date: August 19, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: City of Los Angeles Business Source - South LA Region, 6109 So. Western Avenue,
Los Angeles, CA 90043

Tax-Related Identity Theft: IRS Efforts to Assist Victims and Combat IDT Fraud

The IRS knows that tax-related identity theft is a frustrating process for victims and is committed to working with you. Know the warning signs, the steps to take if you become a victim and how to reduce your risk. This 90-minute presentation is by the IRS.

TUSTIN

Date: September 29, 2015
Time: 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Location: Tustin Library, 345 E. Main Street, Tustin, CA 92780
Drinks and refreshments are provided by the City of Tustin and the Tustin Chamber of Commerce.
Registration: Visit the Tustin Chamber of Commerce website.
Sponsored By: City of Tustin and Tustin Chamber of Commerce


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