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Mississippi Workshops

In addition to state workshops, please visit the Small Business Taxes: 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.

BATESVILLE

Event: First Steps to Starting A Business
Date(s): Various
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Batesville Public Library/First Regional Library, 206 Highway 51 North
Contact: James Carden; Phone: 662-915-1291; E-mail: jmcarden@olemiss.edu
Event Information: Are you interested in starting your own business, but don't know where to begin? This seminar outlines the basic steps to start a business.

Topics Include:

  • Regulations such as licenses and permits
  • Legal forms of business ownership
  • Basic marketing concepts to help analyze the revenue potential
  • Lending terminology
  • Outline for a business plan, federal tax information, and other resources to assist in starting a business

Speaker will be James Carden. To register by telephone, please call 800-725-7232 (In MS only for area codes: 662, 601 & 228 only). You may also register online on the Mississippi Small Business Development Center website. Several IRS publications will be referred to during the seminar and given out to each in attendance. Publication 1066C, A Virtual Small Business Tax Workshop CD, will be one of the items. The seminar is FREE with advance registration required.
Sponsored by: Mississippi Small Business Development Center State Office

BILOXI

Event: First Steps to Starting a Business
Date(s): Various
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: The Innovation Center, 1636 Popps Ferry Road, Biloxi, MS 39532
Contact: Mitch McDowell; Phone: 228-396-8661; E-mail: gcsbdc@olemiss.edu
Event Information: Are you interested in starting your own business? This seminar outlines the basic steps to start a business.

Topics include:

  • Regulations such as license and permits
  • Legal forms of business ownership
  • Basic marketing concepts to help analyze the revenue potential
  • Lending terminology
  • Outline for a business plan
  • Other resources to assist in starting a business

Also, several IRS publications will be referred to during the seminar and given out to each in attendance. IRS Publication 1066C, A Virtual Small Business Tax Workshop CD, will be one of the items. The seminar is FREE with advance registration required.
Sponsored by: Mississippi Small Business Development Center - Biloxi Office

CORINTH

Event: First Steps to Starting a Business
Date(s): Various
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Northeast Community College - WIN Job Center, UMSBDC Business Assistance Center, 2759 South Harper Street
Contact: James Carden; Phone: 662-915-1291; E-mail:  jmcarden@olemiss.edu
Event Information: Are you interested in starting your own business, but don't know where to begin? This seminar outlines the basic steps to start a business.

Topics Include:

  • Regulations such as licenses and permits
  • Legal forms of business ownership
  • Basic marketing concepts to help analyze the revenue potential
  • Lending terminology
  • Outline for a business plan, federal tax information, and other resources to assist in starting a business

Several IRS publications will be referred to during the seminar and given out to each in attendance. Publication 1066C, A Virtual Small Business Tax Workshop CD, will be one of the items. The seminar is FREE with advance registration required. Speaker will be Katie Drewry. To register by telephone, please call 800-725-7232 (In MS only for area codes: 662, 601 & 228 only). You may also register online on the Mississippi Small Business Development Center website.
Sponsored by: Mississippi Small Business Development Center State Office

DECATUR

Event: First Steps to Starting A Business
Date(s): Various
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Healthcare Education, Class Room 16; 513 10th Street, Decatur, MS 39327
Contact: Ronald Westbrook; Phone: 601-635-6296; E-mail: rwestbrook@eccc.edu
Event Information: Are you interested in starting your own business, but don't know where to begin? This seminar outlines the basic steps to start a business.

Topics Include:

  • Regulations such as licenses and permits
  • Legal forms of business ownership
  • Basic marketing concepts to help analyze the revenue potential
  • Lending terminology
  • Outline for a business plan and other resources to assist in starting a business

Speaker: Ronald B. Westbrook, Director, ECCC/SBDC. Several IRS publications will be referred to during the seminar and given out to each in attendance. Publication 1066C, A Virtual Small Business Tax Workshop CD, will be one of the items. The seminar is FREE with advance registration require. Please register online on the Mississippi Small Business Development Center website; call 601-635-6297 or 601-635-6296.
Sponsored by: Mississippi Small Business Development Center at East Central Community College

HATTIESBURG

Event: First Steps to Starting a Business
Date(s): Various
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: University of Southern Mississippi, Trent Lott Business Center, 118 College Drive, Hattiesburg, MS 39406
Contact: Gary Suddith; Phone: 601-477-4165; E-mail: gary.suddith@jcjc.edu
Event Information: Are you interested in starting your own business but don't know where to begin? This seminar outlines the basic steps to start a business.

Topics include:

  • Regulations such as licenses and permits
  • Legal forms of business ownership
  • Basic marketing concepts to help analyze the revenue potential
  • Lending terminology
  • Outline for a business plan
  • Other resources to assist in starting a business

Several IRS publications will be referred to during the seminar and given out to each in attendance. Publication 1066C, a CD of a Virtual Small Business Tax Workshop will be one of the items.
Sponsored by: Jones County Junior College - Small Business Development Center

HOLLY SPRINGS

Event: First Steps to Starting a Business
Date(s): Various
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Marshall County, Catholic Social Services - St. Joseph Catholic Church, 305 E. Van Dorn
Contact: James Carden; Phone: 662-915-1291; E-mail: jmcarden@olemiss.edu
Event Information: Are you interested in starting your own business, but don't know where to begin? This seminar outlines the basic steps to start a business.

Topics Include:

  • Regulations such as licenses and permits
  • Legal forms of business ownership
  • Basic marketing concepts to help analyze the revenue potential
  • Lending terminology
  • Outline for a business plan, federal tax information, and other resources to assist in starting a business

Speaker will be James Carden. To register by telephone, please call 800-725-7232 (In MS only for area codes: 662, 601 & 228 only). You may also register online on the Mississippi Small Business Development Center website. Several IRS publications will be referred to during the seminar and given out to each in attendance. Publication 1066C, A Virtual Small Business Tax Workshop CD, will be one of the items. The seminar is FREE with advance registration required.
Sponsored by: Mississippi Small Business Development Center State Office

JACKSON

Event: First Steps to Starting a Business
Date(s): Various
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Mississippi E-Center, 1230 Raymond Road, Jackson, MS 39204
Contact: Henry Thomas; Phone: 601-979-2742; E-mail: henry.thomas@jsums.edu
Event Information: Are you interested in starting your own business but don't know where to begin? This seminar outlines the basic steps to start a business.

Topics include:

  • Regulations such as licenses and permits
  • Legal forms of business ownership
  • Basic marketing concepts to help analyze the revenue potential
  • Lending terminology
  • Outline for a business plan
  • Other resources to assist in starting a business

Several IRS publications will be referred to during the seminar and given out to each in attendance. Publication 1066C, a CD of a Virtual Small Business Tax Workshop will be one of the items.
Sponsored by: Jackson State University - Small Business Development Center

MERIDIAN

Event: Basics for Starting a Business - First Steps
Date(s): Various
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Business Assistance Center - Webb Center, Meridian Community College, 910 Highway 19 North
Contact: Doc Braswell; Phone: 601-482-7445; E-mail: dbraswell@mcc.cc.ms.us
Event Information: Are you interested in starting your own business but don't know where to begin? This seminar outlines the basic steps to start a business.

Topics Include:

  • Regulations such as licenses and permits
  • Legal forms of business ownership
  • Basic marketing concepts to help analyze the revenue potential
  • Lending terminology
  • Outline for a business plan and other resources to assist in starting a business

Several IRS Publications will be referred to during the seminar and given out to each in attendance. Publication 1066C, a CD of a Virtual Small Business Tax Workshop, will be one of the items. Speaker: Doc Braswell. The seminar is FREE with advance registration required. Please call and register at 601-482-7445. For additional information, visit the Mississippi Small Business Development Center website.
Sponsored by: Mississippi Small Business Development Center and MSU - Meridian Campus

OLIVE BRANCH

Event: First Steps to Starting a Business
Date(s): Various
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Desoto County, BJ Chain Library/First Regional Library, 6619 South Cockrum
Contact: James Carden; Phone: 662-915-1291; E-mail: jmcarden@olemiss.edu
Event Information: Are you interested in starting your own business, but don't know where to begin? This seminar outlines the basic steps to start a business.

Topics Include:

  • Regulations such as licenses and permits
  • Legal forms of business ownership
  • Basic marketing concepts to help analyze the revenue potential
  • Lending terminology
  • Outline for a business plan, federal tax information, and other resources to assist in starting a business

Several IRS publications will be referred to during the seminar and given out to each in attendance. Publication 1066C, A Virtual Small Business Tax Workshop CD, will be one of the items. The seminar is FREE with advance registration required. Speaker will be Rick Schneider. To register by telephone, please call 800-725-7232 (In MS only for area codes: 662, 601 & 228 only). You may also register online on the Mississippi Small Business Development Center website.
Sponsored by: Mississippi Small Business Development Center State Office

OXFORD

Event: First Steps to Starting a Business
Date(s): Various
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lafayette County, Physical Plant Training Room, University of Mississippi SBDC, 788 Hathorn Road
Contact: James Carden; Phone: 662-915-1291; E-mail: jmcarden@olemiss.edu
Event Information: Are you interested in starting your own business, but don't know where to begin? This seminar outlines the basic steps to start a business.

Topics Include:

  • Regulations such as licenses and permits
  • Legal forms of business ownership
  • Basic marketing concepts to help analyze the revenue potential
  • Lending terminology
  • Outline for a business plan, federal tax information, and other resources to assist in starting a business

Speaker will be James Carden. To register by telephone, please call 800-725-7232 (In MS only for area codes: 662, 601 & 228 only). You may also register online on the Mississippi Small Business Development Center website. Several IRS publications will be referred to during the seminar and given out to each in attendance. Publication 1066C, A Virtual Small Business Tax Workshop CD, will be one of the items. The seminar is FREE with advance registration required.
Sponsored by: Mississippi Small Business Development Center State Office

PHILADELPHIA

Event: First Steps to Starting A Business
Date(s): Various
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Neshoba Business Enterprise Center, 1016 Saxton Airport Road, Suite 101,
Contact: Ronald Westbrook; Phone: 601-635-6297; E-mail: rwestbrook@eccc.edu
Event Information: Are you interested in starting your own business, but don't know where to begin? This seminar outlines the basic steps to start a business.

Topics Include:

  • Regulations such as licenses and permits
  • Legal forms of business ownership
  • Basic marketing concepts to help analyze the revenue potential
  • Lending terminology
  • Outline for a business plan and other resources to assist in starting a business

Speaker: Ronald B. Westbrook, Director, ECCC/SBDC. Several IRS publications will be referred to during the seminar and given out to each in attendance. Publication 1066C, A Virtual Small Business Tax Workshop CD, will be one of the items. The seminar is FREE with advance registration require. Please register online on the Mississippi Small Business Development Center website; call 601-635-6297 or 601-635-6296.
Sponsored by: Mississippi Small Business Development Center at East Central Community College

SENATOBIA

Event: First Steps to Starting a Business
Date(s): Various
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Tate County, Senatobia Public Library, 222 Ward Street
Contact: James Carden; Phone: 662-915-1291; E-mail: jmcarden@olemiss.edu
Event Information: Are you interested in starting your own business, but do not know where to begin? This seminar outlines the basic steps to start a business.

Topics Include:

  • Regulations such as licenses and permits
  • Legal forms of business ownership
  • Basic marketing concepts to help analyze the revenue potential
  • Lending terminology
  • Outline for a business plan, federal tax information, and other resources to assist in starting a business

Several IRS publications will be referred to during the seminar and given out to each in attendance. Publication 1066C, A Virtual Small Business Tax Workshop CD, will be one of the items. The seminar is FREE with advance registration required. Speaker will be Rick Schneider. To register by telephone, please call 800-725-7232 (In MS only for area codes: 662, 601 & 228 only). You may also register online on the Mississippi Small Business Development Center website.
Sponsored by: Mississippi Small Business Development Center State Office

SOUTHAVEN

Event: First Steps to Starting a Business
Date(s): Various
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Desoto County, M.R. Davis Public Library/First Regional Library, 8554 Northwest Drive
Contact: James Carden; Phone: 662-915-1291; E-mail: jmcarden@olemiss.edu
Event Information: Are you interested in starting your own business, but do not know where to begin? This seminar outlines the basic steps to start a business.

Topics Include:

  • Regulations such as licenses and permits
  • Legal forms of business ownership
  • Basic marketing concepts to help analyze the revenue potential
  • Lending terminology
  • Outline for a business plan, federal tax information, and other resources to assist in starting a business

Several IRS publications will be referred to during the seminar and given out to each in attendance. Publication 1066C, A Virtual Small Business Tax Workshop CD, will be one of the items. The seminar is FREE with advance registration required. Speaker will be Rick Schneider. To register by telephone, please call 800-725-7232 (In MS only for area codes: 662, 601 & 228 only). You may also register online on the Mississippi Small Business Development Center website.
Sponsored by: Mississippi Small Business Development Center State Office

TUPELO

Event: First Steps to Starting a Business
Date(s): Various
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Renasant Center for IDEAs, UMSBDC Business Assistance Center, 398 East Main Street
Contact: James Carden; Phone: 662-915-1291; E-mail: jmcarden@olemiss.edu
Event Information:
Are you interested in starting your own business, but do not know where to begin? This seminar outlines the basic steps to start a business.

Topics Include:

  • Regulations such as licenses and permits
  • Legal forms of business ownership
  • Basic marketing concepts to help analyze the revenue potential
  • Lending terminology
  • Outline for a business plan, federal tax information, and other resources to assist in starting a business

Several IRS publications will be referred to during the seminar and given out to each in attendance. Publication 1066C, A Virtual Small Business Tax Workshop CD, will be one of the items. The seminar is FREE with advance registration required. Speaker will be Frank Wiebe. To register by phone in MS, call 800-725-7232. You may also register online on the Mississippi Small Business Development Center website.
Sponsored by: Mississippi Small Business Development Center State Office

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