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North Carolina Workshops

In addition to state workshops, please visit the SB/SE Virtual Small Business Tax 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.

CARY

Title: Recordkeeping & Taxes for Small Businesses
Date: May 13, 2014
Time: 6:45 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Wake Technical Community College, Western Wake Campus, Millpond Village, Room 118, 3434 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary, NC 27518
Contact: Cherrelle James; Phone: 919-724-1228; Email: Cherelle.James@mylocalcfo.com
Event Information:
Pre-registration is not required for Wake Tech's FREE Small Business Seminars. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the scheduled start of class. This seminar is presented by the Women's Business Center of N.C.  This seminar will help you decide which records you need to keep and how to retain them in an effective manner. You will also leave with a packet of information from the IRS specifically for small businesses and online resources as well. For more information, e-mail entrepreneurship@waketech.edu.
Sponsored By: Women's Business Center of N.C. Wake Technical Community College

CHARLOTTE

Title: Multicultural Small Business Forum (Virtual)
Date: June 30, 2014
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Your home or office
Contact: Evette Davis; Phone: 704-548-4350; Email: evette.davis@irs.gov
Event Information:
The North Carolina Department of Revenue in conjunction with the Internal Revenue Service will share tax updates and online resources including new information for entrepreneurs, identity theft, North Carolina W-4 changes and help for North Carolina businesses recovering from certain tax liability issues.

This forum is being presented exclusively online, therefore, registration is required. A confirmation of your registration will be sent via email along with the dial in number and login link to view the presentation online. Just log onto your computer, to hear the instructor and see the presentation. No special software is needed. Pre-Register to attend this FREE online forum by 9:00 a.m. on June 30, 2014.

To register, email the following information to evette.davis@irs.gov

  • Your Name
  • Business Name
  • Business Address
  • Daytime Phone Number

Sponsored By: Co-sponsored by the N.C. Department of Revenue

FAYETTEVILLE

Title: Back to Basics: Business Organization and Recordkeeping – What You Need to Know
Date: May 5, 2014
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Fayetteville Technical Community College, 2301 Hull Road, Fayetteville, NC 28303
Contact: Tamara Bryant; Phone: 910-678-8462; Email: bryantt@faytechcc.edu
Event Information:
This workshop will cover the difference between a sole proprietor, partnership and corporation; the importance of recordkeeping and what you should keep and for how long. Participants will also get an overview of their tax responsibilities as a small business and discuss relevant NC state tax updates and changes to the withholding requirements. IRS will provide small business materials. The workshop is FREE and open to the public. Parking is also free. Space is limited so pre-registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. To register, call 910-678-8462 or 910-678-8496 or email bryantt@faytechcc.edu. The instructor is Jason Morton, Morton Law PLLC.
Sponsored By: Fayetteville Technical Community College

Title: Back to Basics: Employees, Payroll, & Taxes - What You Need to Know
Date: July 9, 2014
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Fayetteville Technical Community College, 2301 Hull Road, Fayetteville, NC 28303
Contact: Tamara Bryant; Phone: 910-678-8462; Email: bryantt@faytechcc.edu
Event Information: This workshop will explain the filing requirements as it relates to various business organizations, including sole proprietors, partnerships and corporations as well as various business expenses that may be deducted in the course of business. We will define an Independent Contractor and an employee and explain the importance of knowing the difference. Participants will leave with an understanding of what is required when hiring an independent contractor or an employee as it relates to federal taxes. We have also included a message for ALL Schedule C filers that will further educate you on your tax responsibilities. IRS will provide small business materials. The workshop is FREE and open to the public. Parking is also free. Space is limited so pre-registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. To register, call 910-678-8462 or 910-678-8496 or email bryantt@faytechcc.edu. The instructor is Jason Morton, Morton Law PLLC.
Sponsored By: Fayetteville Technical Community College

MATTHEWS

Title: Business Organization and Record Keeping: What You Need to Know (English & Spanish)
Date: August 26, 2014
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Central Piedmont Community College, Levine Campus, 2800 Campus Ridge Road, Matthews, NC 28105
Contact: Evette Davis; Phone: 704-548-4350; Email: evette.davis@irs.gov
Event Information: 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. Parking is FREE; the event is FREE and open to the public. Space is limited, so pre-registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. Workshop will be conducted in English as well as Spanish. Registration will open after July 15, 2014. Please visit the Central Piedmont Community College website to register. The instructor is Carolina Aponte and IRS will provide small business materials for this class.
Sponsored By: Central Piedmont Community College

RALEIGH

Title: Recordkeeping & Taxes for Small Businesses
Date: May 1, 2014
Time: 6:45 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Wake Technical Community College, Northern Campus, Building D, Room 310, 6600 Louisburg Road, Raleigh, NC 27616
Contact: Cherrelle James; Phone: 919-724-1228; Email: Cherelle.James@mylocalcfo.com
Event Information: Pre-registration is not required for Wake Tech's FREE Small Business Seminars. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the scheduled start of class. This seminar is presented by the Women's Business Center of N.C.  This seminar will help you decide which records you need to keep and how to retain them in an effective manner. You will also leave with a packet of information from the IRS specifically for small businesses and online resources as well. For more information, e-mail entrepreneurship@waketech.edu.
Sponsored By: Women's Business Center of N.C. Wake Technical Community College

WILMINGTON

Title: Back to Basics: Business Organization and Recordkeeping – What You Need to Know
Date: June 3, 2014
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Cape Fear Community College, 411 North Front Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
Contact: Doug Tarble; Phone: 910-362-7469; Email: dtarble@cfcc.edu
Event Information:
This workshop will cover the difference between a sole proprietor, partnership and corporation; the importance of recordkeeping and what you should keep and for how long. Participants will also get an overview of their tax responsibilities as a small business and discuss relevant NC state tax updates and changes to the withholding requirements. The instructor is Karen Durda, Enrolled Agent. IRS will provide small business materials. The workshop is FREE and open to the public. Parking is also free. Space is limited so pre-registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. To register, visit the Cape Fear Community College Small Business Center website or call 910-362-7216 for more information.
Sponsored By: Cape Fear Community College

Title: Back to Basics: Employees, Payroll, & Taxes - What You Need to Know
Date: June 5, 2014
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Cape Fear Community College, 411 North Front Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
Contact: Doug Tarble; Phone: 910-362-7469; E-mail:dtarble@cfcc.edu
Event Information: This workshop will cover 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. We will define an independent contractor and an employee and explain the importance of knowing the difference. Participants will leave with an understanding of what is required when hiring an independent contractor or an employee as it relates to federal taxes. IRS will provide small business materials. We have also included a message for ALL Schedule C filers that will further educate you on your tax responsibilities.
Sponsored By: Cape Fear Community College

WINTERVILLE

Title: Back to Basics: Tax Information for Small Businesses
Date: September 23 & October 21, 2014
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Pitt Community College, 1966 Pitt Tech Road, Winterville, NC 28590
Contact: Evette Davis; Phone: 704-548-4350; Email: evette.davis@irs.gov
Event Information: Registration is not required, but recommended and free parking. The instructor is Karen Spruill. IRS will provide small business materials for these classes.
To register call 252-493-7528 or visit the Pitt Community College website. At the time of this posting, these classes were not posted, so check back periodically.

September 23, 2014 - Part I, Basic
Business Organization and Recordkeeping – What You Need to Know

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.

October 21, 2014 - Part II, Intermediate
Employees, Payroll, & Taxes - What You Need to Know

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. We will define an independent contractor and an employee and explain the importance of knowing the difference. Participants will leave with an understanding of what is required when hiring an independent contractor or an employee as it relates to federal taxes. We have also included a message for ALL Schedule C filers that will further educate you on your tax responsibilities.
Sponsored By: Pitt Community College

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