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Webinars for Small Businesses

National Webinars

Business Taxes for the Self-Employed: The Basics - August 26, 2015

Local Webinars

Planning for Disaster: Is Your Business Ready? - September 9, 2015

The IRS broadcasts webinars on a variety of subjects aimed at educating small businesses and self-employed individuals on issues affecting them. The webinars are free and can be viewed from your office or home.


Business Taxes for the Self-Employed: The Basics (Nationwide)

This FREE one-hour broadcast is for:

  • New entrepreneurs and existing small businesses
  • Small business and industry organizations
  • Tax practitioners with small business clients

Topics include:

  • Reporting profit or loss from a business or profession
  • Self-employment tax and estimated tax payments
  • Schedule C and C-EZ
  • Deducting business expenses
  • Husband and wife businesses
  • Recordkeeping
  •  Plus a live Q&A session

Certificates of completion are NOT being offered for this broadcast.
This event will be archived in the IRS Video Portal for later viewing approximately three weeks after the date of the event.

Registration: Visit the Internal Revenue Service Webinar Registration website. Questions: Email
Sponsored By: Internal Revenue Service

Date: August 26, 2015
Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET); 1:00 p.m. (CT); 12:00 p.m. (MT); 11:00 a.m. (PT)


Planning for Disaster: Is Your Business Ready?

The IRS and HOPE Coalition of America are presenting a Web conference for residents in Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee on preparing for a disaster. If you are a part of a small business or tax practitioner organization, state or local government agency, this Web conference is for you. Program Manager, Damian Carson of Operation HOPE will address industry specific disaster preparedness and continuity planning. Small Business Administration Public Affairs Specialist, Jay McKenna will discuss financial resources available after a disaster and IRS Senior Stakeholder Liaison, Nora Huffman will discuss tax relief in disaster situations.
Registration: Visit the IRS Conferencing Center website; enter Participant Code:  97462286. For the audio portion, dial toll free 888-331-8226; enter Participant Code:  5679545

Note: the audio portion is ONLY offered via telephone – audio will not come through your computer. Dial the conference phone number and log into the Web 5-10 minutes prior to the start time. We recommend you complete our System Check before logging in.

If you have problems calling in or signing in just prior to or during the time of the Web conference, please email

Date: September 9, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Sponsored By: Internal Revenue Service and Operation Hope

Other Video Outreach Products

  • The IRS Video portal contains video and audio presentations on topics of interest to small businesses, individuals and tax professionals. You will find video clips of tax topics, archived versions of live panel discussions and webinars.

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