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Minnesota 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.

APPLE VALLEY

Title: How to Start Your Own Business
Date: Various
Time: Varies by workshop
Location: Varies by Session
Contact: Chapter Chair; Phone: 952-890-7020; Email: SouthMETRO@SCORE-MN.org
Event Information: Tax workshops are now offered in coordination with our partnering organizations. These workshops are designed to help people contemplating entering business, and those entrepreneurs who seek to make course corrections and gain greater business success.

Topics include: 

  • How to Start Your Business
  • Legal Aspects & Financial Issues
  • Developing a Business Plan

For dates, times, and locations, please refer to the South Metro SCORE website.
Sponsored By: South Metro SCORE Chapter 628

BLAINE

Title: Employment Tax Seminar
Date: April 23, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Blaine Work Force Center, 1201 89th Avenue NE, Suite 235, Blaine, MN 55434
Contact: Gary Johnson; Phone: 651-259-7220; Email: deed.tax@state.mn.us
Event Information: This class is presented by IRS, Minnesota Department of Revenue, Department of Employment and Economic Development and Workers Compensation Experts, who give a guided tour of state and federal tax and other reporting requirements.
Sponsored By: Department of Employment and Economic Development

BROOKLYN PARK

Title: Employment Tax Seminar
Date: May 20, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Brooklyn Center Workforce Center, 7225 Northdale Drive, Brooklyn Park, MN 55428
Location: Blaine Work Force Center, 1201 89th Avenue NE, Suite 235, Blaine, MN 55434
Contact: Gary Johnson; Phone: 651-259-7220; Email: deed.tax@state.mn.us
Event Information: This class is presented by IRS, Minnesota Department of Revenue, Department of Employment and Economic Development and Workers Compensation Experts, who give a guided tour of state and federal tax and other reporting requirements.
Sponsored By: Department of Employment and Economic Development

BURNSVILLE

Title: How to Start Your Own Business
Date: Various
Time: Varies by workshop
Location: Varies by session
Contact: Chapter Chair; Phone: 952-890-7020; Email: SouthMETRO@SCORE-MN.org
Event Information: Tax workshops are now offered in coordination with our partnering organizations. These workshops are designed to help people contemplating entering business, and those entrepreneurs who seek to make course corrections and gain greater business success.

Topics include:

  • How to Start Your Business
  • Legal Aspects & Financial Issues
  • Developing a Business Plan

For dates, times, and locations, please refer to the South Metro SCORE website.
Sponsored By: South Metro SCORE Chapter #628

MINNEAPOLIS

Title: Introduction to Starting a Business
Date: Various
Time: Varies by workshop
Location: Rasmussen College, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Contact: Chapter Chair; Phone: 952-938-4570; Email: minneapolis@score-mn.org
Event Information: Tax workshops are now offered in coordination with our partnering organizations. For dates, times, and locations, please visit the Minneapolis SCORE website.

Learn how SCORE can help you:

  1. Evaluate your business idea
  2. Develop a marketing strategy
  3. Understand basic business financials
  4. Identify best funding sources
  5. Get helpful mentoring sessions
  6. Connect with other entrepreneurs

Sponsored By: Minneapolis SCORE Chapter 2

MINNEAPOLIS – ST. PAUL METRO AREA

Event: Employment Taxes & Employer Responsibilities Seminar
Date(s): Varies by Session
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Varies by Session
Contact: Gary Johnson; Phone: 651-259-7220; Email: deed.tax@state.mn.us
Event Information: This class, presented by IRS, Minnesota Department of Revenue and Unemployment Insurance Tax experts, will give you a guided tour through the maze of state and federal employment tax and other reporting requirements.

Seminar topics covered include:

  • In-Depth Discussions of:
    • Worker Status: Who’s an “Independent Contractor” and who’s not
    • Tax Withholding and Deposit rules
    • Quarterly and Annual Report Filing Requirements
    • Unemployment Insurance Tax Rate Assignment & Wage Reporting
  • Overviews of:
    • Labor Standards (“Wage & Hour”)
    • Worker's Compensation Insurance
    • The New Hire Reporting Rules
    • Department of Homeland Security (formerly INS) Requirements

For dates, times, and locations, please visit the seminar schedule page on the Minnesota Unemployment Insurance website.
Sponsored by: Minnesota Business Tax Education Partnership

ST. CLOUD

Title: Starting A Business: Six Steps to Success
Date: Various
Time: Varies by workshop
Location: St. Cloud State University Welcome Center, St. Cloud, Minnesota
Contact: Chapter Chair; Phone: 320-240-1332; Email: chapter@stcloudscore.org
Event Information: Tax workshops are now offered in coordination with our partnering organizations. This workshop will look at the basic questions to consider as you think about starting your business and gives you some of the planning tools and resources that will help you succeed.

Topics include:

  • Is your business idea a good idea
  • Do your numbers make sense
  • Where will the money come from
  • Making it legal
  • Put it on paper - Your business plan
  • Use your resources

For dates, times, and locations please refer to the Central Minnesota SCORE website.
Sponsored By: Central Minnesota SCORE

ST. PAUL

Title: Going into Business
Date: Various
Time: Varies by workshop
Location: Wilder Center, 451 Lexington Parkway North, St. Paul MN 55104
Contact: Chapter Chair; Phone: 651-632-8937; Email: info0391@scorevolunteer.org
Event Information: Tax workshops are now offered in coordination with our partnering organizations. Learn business basics through presentations given by SCORE mentors and business professionals. This seminar offers first hand knowledge and experience of these business basics:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Research and Planning
  • Marketing your product or service
  • Financing and budgeting
  • Organizational structure
  • Federal Taxes
  • Business law
  • Commercial insurance: liability, property, product and personnel
  • Finding resources for assistance and support

For dates, times, and locations, please visit the St. Paul SCORE website.

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