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Florida 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.

How to Start a Business
Small Business Tax Workshops
Small Business Tax Workshops (English & Spanish)

How to Start a Business

This course provides basic information and resources to help entrepreneurs start a business. Topics include: licenses and permits, taxes, financing options, and budgeting. This course is offered at no cost to our clients and is held every Tuesday, alternating the location between Orlando and Kissimmee. IRS partners with the Hispanic Business Initiative Fund in providing materials for these workshops.

KISSIMMEE and ORLANDO

Date(s): Every Tuesday Alternating locations weekly between Orlando and Kissimmee
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Kissimmee Chamber of Commerce, 1425 East Vine Street, Kissimmee, FL 34744 or National Entrepreneur Center, 3201 East Colonial Drive, Suite A20, Orlando FL 32803
Registration: Visit the Hispanic Business Initiative Fund website, call Wilda Martinez at 407-428-5872 or email contact@HBIFFlorida.org
Sponsored By: Hispanic Business Initiative Fund

MIAMI

Registration: Visit the Hispanic Business Initiative Fund website, call Jose Alvarez at 305-577-5468 or email contact@HBIFFlorida.org
Sponsored By: Hispanic Business Initiative Fund

Small Business Tax Workshop

Tax workshops are now offered in coordination with our partnering organizations. For the dates, times and topics, please refer to the cities and counties listed below.

AVON PARK (Highlands, Hardee and Desoto Counties)

Location: SBDC of the Heartland at SFCC South Florida Community College, 600 West College Dr., Avon Park, FL 33825
Registration: Visit the SBDC of the Heartland at SFCC website, call David Noel at 863-784-7378 or email davidnoel@usf.edu
Sponsored By: Small Business Development Center of the Heartland at SFCC

BARTOW (POLK COUNTY)

Location: Small Business Development Center at the Central Florida Development Council Polk County, 330 West Church St, Bartow, FL 33830
Registration: Visit the Florida SBDC, Central Florida Development Council, Polk County website, call Karen Samulak at 863-534-5915 or email info@polksbdc.org
Sponsored By: University of South Florida, Small Business Development Center, Polk County

CLEARWATER

Registration: Visit the Pinellas County SCORE Chapter 115 website, call Barbara Goss at 727-532-6800 or email score@scorepinellas.com
Sponsored By: Pinellas County SCORE Chapter 115

Location: Pinellas County Economic Development, 13805 58th Street North, Suite 1-200, Clearwater, FL 33760
Registration: Visit the Pinellas County Economic Development website, call Yolanda Cowart at 727-464-8113 or email: ycowart@pinellascounty.org
Sponsored By: Pinellas County Economic Development Center

FORT LAUDERDALE

Location: Keiser University, 1500 NW 49th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309
Registration: Visit the Broward SCORE website or call 954-356-7263
Sponsored By: Broward SCORE

Location: Various times at various sites around Boca Raton and West Palm Beach
Registration: Visit the Small Business Development Center in Broward website, call Gary Cole at 954-762-5235 or email info@SBDCfortllauderdale.org
Sponsored By: Florida Small Business Development Center

FORT MYERS

Location: Various sites around Ft. Myers including Port Charlotte, Immokalee, Clewiston and Cape Coral.
Registration: Visit the Florida Gulf Coast University Small Business Development Center website, call Darina Nikolv, Office Manager at 239-745-3700 or email dnikolv@fgcu.edu
Sponsored By: Florida Gulf Coast University Small Business Development Center

Registration: Visit the SCORE Southwest Florida Chapter 219 website, call Jerry Stevlingosn at 239-489-2935 or email score219@embarqmail.com
Sponsored By: SCORE Southwest Florida Chapter 219

FORT PIERCE

Location: Various locations in Indian River, St. Lucie and Martin Counties
Registration: Visit the Indian River State College Small Business Development Center website, call T Spear at 772-462-7296 or email: tspear@irsc.edu
Sponsored By: Indian River State College – Small Business Development Center

FORT WALTON BEACH

Location: 922 Mar Walt Drive, Suite 203, Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32547
Registration: Visit the Small Business Development Center at UWF website, call Jane Briere at 850-833-9400 or email fwbsbdc@uwf.edu
Sponsored By: Small Business Development Center at University of West Florida

GAINESVILLE

Location: Gainesville Technology Enterprise Center, 2153 SE Hawthorne Road, Suite 126, Gainesville, FL 32641
Registration: Visit the Small Business Development Center at UNF website, call Domonic Orsini at 352-334-7230 or email sbdcgnv@atlantic.net
Sponsored By: Small Business Development Center at University of North Florida

JACKSONVILLE

Location: UNF University Center, 12000 Alumni Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32224
Registration: Visit the Small Business Development Center at UNF website, call Stephanie Royal at 904-620-2476 or email sroyal@unf.edu
Sponsored By: The Small Business Development Center at the University of North Florida.

LYNN HAVEN

Registration: Visit the Gulf Coast State College Small Business Development Center website, call Joe Chavarria at 850-271-1108 or email info@northfloridabiz.com
Sponsored By: Gulf Coast Community College – Small Business Development Center

MELBOURNE

Location: Florida Institute of Technology, 150 W. University Blvd., Melbourne, FL 32901
Registration: Visit the Florida Institute of Technology, Women's Business Center website, call Donn Miller-Kermani at 321-674-7006 or email dkermani@fit.edu
Sponsored By: Florida Institute of Technology

Location: Various locations in Brevard County
Registration: Visit the Brevard Community College Small Business Development Center website, call Victoria Peake at 321-433-5573 or email peakev@brevardcc.edu
Sponsored By: Brevard Community College – Small Business Development Center

MIAMI

Registration: Call Leroy Jones at 305-756-0605 or email nanasjohnson@bellsouth.net
Sponsored By: Neighbors and Neighbors Association

NAPLES

Registration: Visit the SCORE Naples website and click on Free & Low Cost Workshops, call Richard Weich at 239-430-0081 or email  info@scorenaples.org
Sponsored By: SCORE Naples Chapter 573

NEW PORT RICHEY

Location: Various Locations in Pasco and Hernando Counties
Registration: Visit the Pasco/Hernando SCORE Chapter 439 website, call Jim Karam at 727-842-4638 or email score439@verizon.net
Sponsored By: Pasco/Hernando SCORE Chapter 439

OCALA

Location: Ocala Chamber of Commerce, 110 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, FL 34470
Registration: Visit the Ocala Small Business Development Center at UNF website, call Dr. Phil Geist at 352-622-8763 or email sbdcoca@atlantic.net
Sponsored By: Small Business Development Center at University of North Florida

PALM BAY

Location: 5240 Babcock Street, Suite #212, Palm Bay, FL 32905
Registration: Visit the Brevard Community College Workforce Training & Development website, call Bill Pehaim at 321-952-3429 or email pehaib@palmbayflorida.org
Sponsored By: Brevard Community College Workforce Training & Development

PENSACOLA

Location: 401 E. Chase Street, Suite 100, Pensacola, FL 32502
Registration: Visit the Small Business Development Center at UWF website, call Dan Cavanaugh at 850-473-7830 or email sbdc@uwf.edu
Sponsored By: Small Business Development Center at University of West Florida

PORT CHARLOTTE

Registration: Visit the Charlotte-Desoto SCORE Chapter 318 website, call Bill McCabe at 941-743-6179 or email info@charlottedesotoscore.org
Sponsored By: Charlotte-Desoto SCORE Chapter 318

SANFORD

Location: Various locations in Seminole County Florida
Registration: Visit the Seminole State College Small Business Development Center website, call Robert Goetz at 407-321-3495 or email  goetzr@seminolestate.edu
Sponsored By: Seminole State College - Small Business Development Center

SARASOTA

Registration: Visit the Manasota SCORE Chapter 116 website, call Bill Murray at 941-955-1029 or email scorech116@verizon.net
Sponsored By: Manasota SCORE Chapter 116

TALLAHASSEE

Location: Small Business Development Center, 2035 East Paul Dirac Drive, The Morgan Building, Suite 130, Innovation Park, Tallahassee, FL 32310
Registration: Visit the Small Business Development Center at Florida A&M University website, call Barbara Boles at 850-599-3407 or email barbara.boles@famu.edu

TAMPA

Registration: Visit the Entrepreneur Collaborative Center website, call Carol Johns at 813-204-9267 or email johnsc@hillsboroughcounty.org 
Sponsored By: Hillsborough County Small Business Information Center

Registration: Visit the Hillsborough SCORE Chapter 203 website, call James Gosin at 813-988-1435 or email counselor@tampascore.org
Sponsored By: Hillsborough SCORE Chapter 203

Location: USF Downtown Center/Port Authority Bldg., 1101 Channelside Drive, Classroom 11,1 Tampa, FL 33602
Registration: Visit the University of South Florida, Small Business Development Center website, call Bill McKown at 813-905-5810 or email nreyes@usf.edu
Sponsored By: University of South Florida, Small Business Development Center, Tampa, FL

Small Business Tax Workshops (English & Spanish)

Various seminars are now offered in coordination with our partnering organizations in English and Spanish. For a list of seminars, see the following locations.

Location: Various locations in Miami-Dade County
Registration: Visit the ACCION USA website, call Fibiana Estrada at 305-548-3360 ext. 1822 or email festrada@accion.org
Sponsored By: ACCION USA

Location: Small Business Development Center in Miami Dade, 8500 SW 8th Street, Suite 224, Miami, FL 33144-4002
Registration: Visit the visit the SBDC – Miami Dade website, call Gina Ortela at 305-261-1638 or email Gina.Ortela@FloridaSBDC.org
Sponsored By: Small Business Development Center - Miami Dade


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