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North Carolina 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.

Back to Basics: Starting, Operating and Maintaining your Business

Free small business tax workshop, parking and small business tax materials!

  • Taxes and Recordkeeping
    We will discuss the difference between a Sole Proprietor, Partnership and Corporation; the importance of record keeping; what you should keep and for how long. Participants will also get an overview of their tax responsibilities as a small business.
    • Carey – July 14, 2015
    • Charlotte – October, 14, 2015
    • Raleigh – July 9, 2015
    • Winston-Salem - August 19, 2015
    • Kannapolis - September 29, 2015
  • Independent Contractor vs. Employee
    We will define the difference between an Independent Contractor and an Employee and explain what is required when hiring an independent contractor or an employee as it relates to federal taxes.
    • Carey – July 28, 2015
    • Charlotte – October 21, 2015
    • Raleigh – July 23, 2015
    • Winston-Salem – September 16, 2015
    • Kannapolis - October 27, 2015
  • Employment Taxes and Business Expenses
    We will explain the filing requirements as it relates to various business organizations, including Sole Proprietors; Partnerships and Corporations. We will also discuss various business expenses that may be deducted in the course of business.
    • Raleigh – August 6, 2015 
    • Carey – August 11, 2015
    • Winston-Salem – October 21, 2015
  • Putting it All Together - A Review
    In this session, we will briefly review tax responsibility basics essential to every small business owner, from start to finish. We will briefly discuss business structure, record keeping requirements, independent contractor vs. employee and business expenses.
    • Raleigh – August 20, 2015 
    • Carey – August 25, 2015
    • Winston-Salem – November 18, 2015


Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Western Wake Campus, Room 118, 3434 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary, NC 27518
Registration: Visit the Wake Technical Community College website; Contact: Chris Roix; Phone: 919-335-1019; Email:
Sponsored By: Wake Technical Community College


Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Beatties Ford Road Library, 2412 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC 28216-4316
Registration: Call Jeremy Lytal at 704-416-3000 or email  The event is open to the public. Space is limited; pre-registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. Parking is free.
Sponsored By: Beatties Ford Road, Mecklenburg County Library


Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Cabarrus County Library, 850 Mountain Street, Kannapolis, NC 28081
Registration: Call Christie Smith at 704-920-1184 or email
Sponsored By: SLF and Cabarrus County Library


Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Northern Wake Campus, Bldg. D, Room 120, 6600 Louisburg Road, Raleigh, NC 27616
Registration: Visit the Wake Technical Community College website; Contact: Chris Roix; Phone: 919-335-1019; Email:
Sponsored By: Wake Technical Community College


Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Forsyth Technical Community College, 2100 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
Registration: Visit the Forsyth Tech Small Business Center website; Contact: Nell Perry; Phone: 336-757-3810; Email:
Sponsored By: Forsyth Technical Community College

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