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.
Please 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.
Title: Business Law 101: Legal Considerations for Starting a Business
Date: May 5; June 3; July 7; August 25; September 8; October 7; November 3; December 2, 2014
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location: UMKC Entrepreneurial Legal Services Clinic, 4747 Troost Avenue, Suite 213, Kansas City, MO 64110
Contact: Judy Sharp; Phone: 816-235-6341
Event Information: This workshop focuses on Limited Liability entities - what it is, why you may want it and how you can get it. Discussion includes implication for Federal tax purposes and filing requirements. The Internal Revenue Service provides educational materials that are used in this workshop. There is no fee for attending this workshop. For information, please contact Judy Sharp, UMKC Entrepreneurial Legal Services Clinic, at 816-235-6341.
Sponsored By: Missouri Small Business and Technology Development Center and UMKC Entrepreneurial Legal Services Clinic
Title: The First Steps to Starting a Business - Starting a New Business in Missouri
Date: April 13; May 13; June 10; July 22; August 14; September 23; October 16; November 11; December 16, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: UMKC Small Business Technology and Development Center, 4747 Troost, Kansas City, MO 64110
Contact: Elaina Smith; Phone: 816-235-6063; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Event Information: This class provides an overview of the critical first steps associated with starting a new business. Learn about the importance of planning, different forms of business ownership, as well as legal and tax requirements that affect all businesses.
There is a fee of $99 no cost with scholarship to attend this class. If you are a recently unemployed or laid-off worker, there are scholarships available for this course through the Dislocated Workers program. All attendees must pre-register online on the UMKC SBTDC website or send an email to email@example.com with their name, company, phone number, and email if they wish to pay with cash or check at the door. Contact Elaina Smith at 816-235-6063 for additional information. Fees charged are payable to the sponsoring organization. The Internal Revenue Service does not charge a fee but does provide resource materials that are utilized in this workshop.
Sponsored By: UMKC Small Business Technology and Development Center