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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.

American Payroll Association - Monthly Meeting
Better Record Keeping … Keep Money in Your Pocket
Business Legal Structures
Business Plan Basics
Greater New York Business Expo
Growing Your Small Business
How to Plan and Grow your Business with Government Resources
How to Properly Set Up a Company
Orientation Gateway Entrepreneurial Boot Camp
How to Start and Grow your Business
Small Business Dirty Dozen - The Most Common Errors Business Owners Make

American Payroll Association - Monthly Meeting

Meeting will include membership updates and IRS speaker discussing fringe benefits, third party payer and identity theft.
Registration: Visit the APA NYS Capital Region Chapter website. Additional information about this event will post later, so check back periodically.

LATHAM

Date: September 17, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Century House, 997 New Loudon Road, Latham, NY 12110
Contact: Jill Gagnon; Phone: 518-795-3908; Email: jgagnon@eypae.com
Sponsored By: American Payroll Association – NYS Capital Region Chapter

Better Record Keeping … Keep Money in Your Pocket

The Colombian American Chamber of Commerce in Collaboration with Asian Woman in Business will conduct a series of webinars in Mandarin and Spanish. The webinars will be conducted every other week. The speakers are accountants Raquel Hickey and Chun Yee Miot. Topics include: Record Keeping, On-Line Payment Agreement and Independent Contractor vs. Employee. Please contact the instructor for additional information. IRS material will be reference and utilize during the webinar.
Sponsored By: Colombian American Chamber Of Commerce of Long Island

Mandarin: September 9, September 10; September 24, 2015
Spanish: September 23, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Your office or home
Mandarin Contact: Chun Yee Miot (Mandarin); Phone: 516-522-2780
Spanish Contact: Raquel Hickey; Phone: 516-998-7410 (Spanish); Email: raquel@hickeyandhickey.com

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 distributed to attendees at the event.

NEW YORK

Date: September 29, 2015
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Ted Weiss Federal Building, 290 Broadway, Floor 30, Room 2, New York, NY 10007
Registration: Contact the SBA Business Development Specialist, Elizabeth Abreu at 212-264-2736 or email newyorkdo@sba.gov.
Sponsored By: Small Business Administration

Business Plan Basics

This workshop will introduce new entrepreneurs and small business owners to the basic format and concepts expected in a business structure and a business plan. Participants will learn the different types of legal entities and tips on how to think like a potential investor as well as have a chance to start writing their own plan. During the workshop IRS material and resources will be used and reference. The instructor is Allison Lehr Samuels.

Registration: Visit the Midtown Manhattan SBDC website, call Allison Samuels at 646-312-4790 or email sbdc@baruch.cuny.edu
Sponsored By: Midtown Manhattan Small Business Development Center at Baruch College

NEW YORK

Date: September 21, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Midtown Manhattan SBD Center at Baruch College, 55 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10010

Greater New York Business Expo

This is the largest Business Expo in New York. The keynote speaker of the event is Matthew Shay, President and CEO of the National Federation of Retail Store and Storekeepers. The panel will consist of representative from Internal Revenue Service, Small Business Administration, US Department of Labor and other government agencies. IRS Senior Stakeholder Liaison, Brenda Luke, will deliver a presentation on the New Entrepreneur Initiative, On-Line Payment Agreement and the Fresh Start Program.
Registration: Visit the Greater New York Chamber of Commerce website, call Mark Jaffe at 212-686-7220 or email Mark Jaffe
Sponsored By: New Woman Chamber of Commerce, Greater NY Chamber of Commerce, National Federation of Retail Stores and Shopkeepers, Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce, Manhattan Borough President

NEW YORK

Date: September 18, 2015
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Hilton New York, Hall of the America’s, 1335 6th Avenue (near 53rd), New York, NY 10019

Growing Your Small Business

This free workshop will benefit existing small business owners, 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 and estimated tax. The seminar also references 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. This small business tax workshop provides an opportunity to get answers to a wide range of tax questions on launching and growing a new business. IRS small business products will be distributed to attendees at the event.
Registration: Contact the SBA Business Development Specialist, Elizabeth Abreu at 212-264-2736 or email newyorkdo@sba.gov.
Sponsored By: Small Business Administration

NEW YORK

Date: September 15, 2015
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Ted Weiss Federal Building, 290 Broadway, Floor 30, Room 2, New York, NY 10007

How to Plan and Grow your Business with Government Resources

The Crown Heights Mediation Center will host this small business seminar. IRS Senior Stakeholder Liaison, Brenda Luke will discuss new entrepreneurs and small business workshops.
Sponsored By: Crown Heights Mediation Center

BROOKLYN

Date: To be determined.
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Crown Mediation Center, 256 Kingston Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11213
Contact: Brenda Luke; Phone: 212-4366-1027; Email: Brenda.E.Stuart-Luke4@irs.gov

How to Properly Set Up a Company

This workshop will include the following topics:

  • Different types of legal entities and when it is appropriate to use which type
  • Documents requisite and the steps involved to properly set up a company
  • Benefit of having a properly set up company

IRS materials and resources will be used. The instructor is Mr. Louis Liu.

Registration: Visit the Manhattan SBDC website, call Louis Liu at 212-618-6655 or email sbdc@pace.edu
Sponsored By: Pace University Small Business Development Center

NEW YORK

Date: September 25, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Manhattan SBDC at Pace University, 1 Pace Plaza, New York, NY 10038

Orientation Gateway Entrepreneurial Boot Camp

The Gateway Entrepreneurial for Tomorrows, Inc. and Entrepreneur 360 organization is hosting this event. This orientation will address the upcoming scheduled classes for “Aspiring Entrepreneur,” “Start-ups and Existing Business.” During the meeting, the instructor will discuss:

  • What you need to know about federal taxes and your new business
  • New entrepreneur program
  • On-line payment agreement
  • Small business workshops (English & Spanish)
  • The collection process

IRS Stakeholder Liaison provides small business materials for the workshops.
Sponsored By: Gateway Entrepreneurial for Tomorrows, Inc.

POUGHKEEPSIE

Date: September 16, 2015
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Gateway Entrepreneurial for Tomorrows, Inc., 309 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Contact Name: Enrique Rob Lunski at 845-790-5004 or info@hudsonvalley.org

Small Business Tax Compliance Seminar for Cosmetology

The New York State Chamber of Commerce for Cosmetology and Beauty and IRS will host a Small Business Seminar. IRS Senior Stakeholder Liaison, Brenda Luke will discuss:  independent contractor vs. employee, record keeping and tip income.
Registration: Call Brenda Luke at 212 436-1027 or email Brenda.E.Stuart-Luke4@irs.gov
Sponsored By: New York State Chamber of Commerce for Cosmetology and Beauty

BRONX

Date: September 15, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Lehman College, 250 Bedford Park Blvd. W, Bronx, NY 10468

How to Start and Grow your Business

The Small Business Administration in collaboration with IRS will host a series of webinar workshops titled "How to Start and Grow your Business." SBA is hosting the event and are conducted in English, Mandarin and Spanish. IRS partner, Chun Yee Miot will deliver in Mandarin and Raquel Hiceky in Spanish. IRS materials are used for the presentation and shared electronically with attendees.

Topics include:

  • Pre start-up & starting your business
  • Specialized guidance (international, federal, state and local governments fact sheets, market segment programs-audit, techniques guides & retirement plans)
  • Hiring employees
  • Resource index (State and Local Governments)
  • Helpful links

Registration: Call Man-Li Lin at 212-264-7060
Sponsored By: Small Business Administration

NEW YORK

Date: Various

Small Business Dirty Dozen - The Most Common Errors Business Owners Make

This workshop will address the most common errors made by new entrepreneurs and existing business owners, how to avoid them and the importance of good financial recordkeeping. Also discussed by avoiding these mistakes, small business owners will be able to:

  • Rely on financial reports to help make key business decisions
  • Spend less time on bookkeeping cleanups
  • Save money on taxes
  • Achieve peace of mind that their bookkeeping will withstand IRS scrutiny

The speaker is Mark Glaweski an Enrolled Agent and a small business consultant who has spent the last 25 years working with small business owners. IRS material and resources (Publication 583, Starting a Small Business and Keeping Records) will be highlighted and distributed.
Registration: Call Mark Glazewski at 212-744-7828 or email mglazewskitax@gmail.com
Sponsored By: Midtown Manhattan Small Business Development Center at Baruch University

NEW YORK

Date: October 20, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Midtown Manhattan SBDC at Baruch College, 55 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10010


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