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South 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.

Entrepreneurial Readiness
In-Business Tax Workshop
IRS Workshop for New and Start-Up Businesses
Small Business Tax Workshop

Entrepreneurial Readiness

Starting a business is an exciting proposition, but it’s also an incredibly challenging undertaking. The Entrepreneurial Readiness Workshop will help you learn about what it takes to start a business. In this workshop, you will evaluate your skills as an entrepreneur by discussing common traits of successful entrepreneurs and learning what lenders are looking for. This is an opportunity for potential business owners and current business owners. After attending this program, you can set up an appointment with a business counselor to discuss the specifics of your business and a plan of action. IRS is providing materials for the workshop.
Registration:  Visit the C4W Registration website. Questions: Call Courtney Young at 803-216-5605; Cost: $25
Sponsored By: SC Women's Business Center


Date: July 7; August 4, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Columbia College, Breed Leadership Center, Conference Room, 1301 Columbia College Drive, Columbia, SC 29203

In-Business Tax Workshop

This In-Business Tax Workshop will concentrate on topics
specific to help the entrepreneur who has started their business and is looking for a refresher or help to understand the following topics:

  • What you need to know about federal taxes when hiring employees/contractors
    • Employee vs. independent contractor
  • Payer responsibilities
    • Verify employee information
    • File Forms W-2 online/FIRE system
  • How to Manage Your Payroll
    • Wages subject to employment taxes
    • Accountable vs. non-accountable plans
  • How to make tax deposits and file a return to report your payroll taxes

IRS Stakeholder Liaison is providing small business materials to an instructor who is qualified to practice before the IRS. Class participation along with Q&A may take the class longer. This workshop does not award Continuing Professional Education credit and is not intended for tax professionals.

NOTE: The class may be cancelled due to bad weather or insufficient attendance to conduct the workshop. Parking is available on site.
Sponsored By: Aiken Area Small Business Development Center at USC


Date: September 2, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: USC Aiken SBDC, Penland Building #903, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
Registration: . Pre-registration is required. Please call 803-641-3646 to register or email

IRS Workshop for New and Start-Up Businesses

This is a FREE workshop, sponsored by the IRS. Sign-in will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the workshop will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. You will learn about and discuss:

  • Federal taxes when hiring employees/contractors
  • Payroll management so you withhold the right amount from employees
  • Federal Unemployment Taxes (FUTA)


Date: October 19, 2015
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Winthrop Region SBDC, 118 Thurmond Building, Room 415, Memorial Circle and Park Avenue, Rock Hill, SC 29733
Registration: Visit the Winthrop Region Small Business Development Center or call 803-323-2283.
Sponsored By: Winthrop Region Small Business Development Center

Small Business Tax Workshop

This FREE workshop is designed for the small business owner, manager or the self-employed.

Topics include:

  • Business use of home
  • Independent contractors vs. employees
  • Employment taxes (Forms 941 & 940, e-file, EFTPS)
  • Tax forms and electronic filing methods
  • Record keeping
  • Types of business entities
  • Schedules C & SE

IRS Stakeholder Liaison is providing small business materials to an instructor who is qualified to practice before the IRS. South Carolina Department of Revenue and South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce will present state tax topics.

NOTE: Workshops may be cancelled due to insufficient registration or poor weather. This workshop does not award continuing professional education credit


Date: September 16, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Spartanburg Community College, Tyger River Campus, 1875 E Main Street, Duncan, SC 29334
Registration: Call 864-592-6318 or email Parking is free.
Sponsored By: Spartanburg Area Small Business Development Center


Date: September 3; November 19, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Greenville Area SBDC, Clemson University, 1 North Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601
Registration: Visit the Clemson Regional SBDC website or call 864-370-1545 for online registration. This workshop has a $10 fee to cover parking and light refreshments.
Sponsored By: Greenville Area Small Business Development Center


Date: July 17; October 23, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: First Federal Corporate Complex, Saint Leo University, North Charleston Education Center, 2430 Mall Drive #185, North Charleston, SC 29406
Registration: Call 843-740-6160. Free parking available.
Sponsored By: North Charleston Small Business Development Center

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