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New York 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.

BRONX

Title: Tax Compliance Small Business Forum
Date: January 15, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Internal Revenue Service, 290 Broadway, Bronx, NY 10007
Contact: Brenda Luke; Phone: 212-436-1027; Email: Brenda.E.Stuart-Luke4@irs.gov  
Event Information: Lehman College Small Business Development Center in collaboration with the Internal Revenue Service, will host a Series of 5 Borough Small Business Tax Compliance Forums "Everything you wanted to know about the Individual Taxpayers Identification Number (ITIN) and the Acceptance Agent program but was afraid to ask.” Several locations have not been determined. The event will include speakers from Internal Revenue Service, New York State Department of Taxation and New York State Department of Labor. IRS Stakeholder Liaison, Brenda Luke, will deliver a presentation on the following topics:

  • Independent contractor vs. employee
  • On-line payment agreement
  • Third party payer
  • New entrepreneurs initiative

Sponsored By: Internal Revenue Service and Lehman College

BUFFALO

Title: Simple Steps for Starting Your Business - Start Up Basics
Date: October 4 – November 1, 2014 (5 Saturdays)
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Medaille College, Huber Hall, Room H208, 18 Agassiz Circle, Buffalo, NY 14214
Contact: Steve Martin; Phone: 716-580-4564; Email: positive-way@msn.com
Event Information: The SCORE Simple Steps for Starting Your Business workshop series can give you a smart start and begin your journey to business success! Session 1 gives an excellent overview of what it takes to start a business. It also outlines the scope of the entire workshop series and the business materials and resources provided to students. Session 1 is free and limited to 100 registered students. Parking is also free. IRS small business products will be available to event attendees. For additional information and to register, contact buffaloniagara45@gmail.com.
Sponsored By: Buffalo Niagara SCORE

LONG ISLAND CITY

Title: Tax Tips for the Self-Employed
Date: December 9, 2014; January 20, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: The Entrepreneur Space, 36-46 37th Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
Contact: Seth Bornstein; Phone: 718-263-0546; Email: sbornstein@queensny.org
Event Information: This free seminar is designed to inform "startup" and established freelancers, entrepreneurs and independent contractors about their tax requirements and recordkeeping responsibilities. Attendees will learn about Schedule C, Profit or Loss from Business (Sole Proprietorship), deductible business expenses, self-employment tax and other tax topics. IRS small business products will be available to attendees at the small business tax workshop. To preregister and to secure directions to the venue, please visit the Queens Economic Development Corporation website. Complete the online registration for the date you want to attend: December 9, 2014 or January 20, 2015. Should you need further information or require additional assistance, please contact Michael Gillen, QEDC Director of Technology and Communications, at 718-263-0546.
Sponsored By: Queens Economic Development Corporation

NEW YORK

Title: Tax Tips for the Self-Employed
Date: December 11, 2014
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: The New York Public Library - Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue, Lower Level, New York, NY 10016
Contact: Anne Lehmann; Phone: 212-592-7077; Email: annelehmann@nypl.org 
Event Information: This free seminar is designed to inform "start up" and established freelancers, entrepreneurs and independent contractors about their tax requirements and recordkeeping responsibilities. Attendees will learn about Schedule C, Profit or Loss from Business (Sole Proprietorship), deductible business expenses, self-employment tax and other tax topics. IRS small business products will be available to all attendees at this event. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Should you have any questions, please reach Operations Manager Anne Lehmann by telephone at 212-592-7077 or by email at annelehmann@nypl.org.
Sponsored By: The New York Public Library - Science, Industry and Business Library

Title: Starting a Small Business
Date: February 12, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: The New York Public Library - Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue, Lower Level, New York, NY 10016
Contact: Anne Lehmann; Phone: 212-592-7077; Email: annelehmann@nypl.org 
Event Information: This free workshop will benefit individuals getting started in business and those interested in going into business. It focuses on the fundamentals of federal taxes for small business owners, including entity choice, recordkeeping, business income and expenses, self-employment tax and estimated tax. The seminar also covers the basics of small business tax forms, including Schedule C (Form 1040), Profit or Loss from Business (Sole Proprietorship), Schedule SE (Form 1040), Self-Employment Tax, and Form 1040-ES, Estimated Tax for Individuals.

The seminar provides an opportunity to get answers to a wide range of tax questions about launching a new business venture. IRS small business products will be available to all attendees at this event. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Should you have any questions, please reach Operations Manager Anne Lehmann by telephone at 212-592-7077 or by email at annelehmann@nypl.org.
Sponsored By: The New York Public Library - Science, Industry and Business Library

Title: Business Legal Structures
Date: March 12, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: The New York Public Library - Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue, Lower Level, New York, NY 10016
Contact: Anne Lehmann; Phone: 212-592-7077; Email: annelehmann@nypl.org 
Event Information: This free seminar is designed to inform attendees about various business structures and to help them determine which type of entity is most suitable for their emerging or existing businesses. The seminar will benefit established businesses, those getting started and individuals anticipating going into business. IRS small business products will be available to all attendees at this event. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Should you have any questions, please reach Operations Manager Anne Lehmann by telephone at 212-592-7077 or by email at annelehmann@nypl.org.
Sponsored By: The New York Public Library - Science, Industry and Business Library

NORTH TONAWANDA

Title: Starting & Managing Your Own Business
Date: November 18, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: North Tonawanda Library, 505 Meadow Drive, North Tonawanda, NY 14120
Contact: Steve Martin; Phone: 716-580-4564; Email: positive-way@msn.com 
Event Information: A full-day workshop featuring SCORE and local expert speakers, covering business topics critical to every start-up business.

Topics include:

  • Introduction to services provided by the Small Business Administration and SCORE
  • How to create a business plan
  • Determine your market and how to conduct market research
  • Read and understand financial reports
  • What legal organization is best for your business and how do you minimize your liability exposure
  • How to minimize your financial risk with insurance and how to select an insurance broker
  • What are the federal and state tax considerations you must conform to
  • How can you secure financing and what role does the SBA play

Pre-registration is required. The cost is $30 (Veterans free). This workshop is limited to 25 attendees. IRS small business products will be available to event attendees. For further assistance and to pre-register, please contact buffaloniagara45@gmail.com.
Sponsored By: Buffalo Niagara SCORE


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