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Worker Classification: Employee or Independent Contractor

NOTE: Webinar in Spanish; Este seminario será traducido en Español

This FREE 1-hour broadcast is for Spanish-speaking:

  • Small business owners and organizations
  • Tax professionals
  • Payroll organizations

Topics include:

  • Difference between an employee and an independent contractor
  • Common law rules
  • Form SS-8
  • Employment tax obligations
  • Voluntary classification settlement program
  • Plus a live Q&A in Spanish

Certificates of completion are NOT being offered for this broadcast.

Registration: Visit the IRS Webinar Registration website. Questions: Contact SB/SE Webinars at sbse.webinars@irs.gov

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This event will be archived in the IRS Video Portal for later viewing approximately three weeks after the date of the event.

Sponsored By: Internal Revenue Service

Date: May 4, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET); 1:00 p.m. (CT); 12:00 p.m. (MT); 11:00 a.m. (PT)

Tax Tips for Your New Business

This FREE 1-hour broadcast is for:

  • Small business owners and organizations
  • Tax professionals with small business clients

Topics include:

  • Is it a business or hobby
  • Select a business structure
  • Understand business taxes
  • Recordkeeping requirements
  • How to choose a tax preparer
  • Where to go for IRS help
  • Plus a live Q&A

Certificates of completion are NOT being offered for this broadcast.
Registration: Visit the IRS Webinar Registration website. Questions: Contact SB/SE Webinars via email to sbse.webinars@irs.gov.

Stay in-the-know on the go! View IRS webinars on smartphones and tablets.

This event will be archived in the IRS Video Portal for later viewing approximately three weeks after the date of the event.
Sponsored By: Internal Revenue Service

Date: May 2, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET); 1:00 p.m. (CT); 12:00 p.m. (MT); 11:00 a.m. (PT)

Staying Afloat: Planning for Emergencies Before they Happen

This FREE 1-hour broadcast is for:

  • Small business owners and organizations
  • Tax professionals
  • Payroll organizations

Topics include:

  • Business continuity planning
  • How to create an emergency plan
  • Employee preparedness
  • Payroll continuity and supply chain protection
  • Protecting your records and data
  • What happens after a disaster is declared
  • IRS resources to help you plan
  • Plus a live Q&A

Certificates of completion are NOT being offered for this broadcast.
Registration: Visit the IRS Webinar Registration website. Questions: Contact SB/SE Webinars at sbse.webinars@irs.gov

Stay in-the-know on the go! View IRS webinars on smartphones and tablets.

This event will be archived in the IRS Video Portal for later viewing approximately three weeks after the date of the event.
Sponsored By: Internal Revenue Service

Date: May 3, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET); 1:00 p.m. (CT); 12:00 p.m. (MT); 11:00 a.m. (PT)

Tip Reporting and Tips vs. Service Charges

This FREE 1-hour broadcast is for:

  • Small business owners and organizations
  • Employers
  • Tax professionals
  • Payroll organizations

Topics include:

  • Tip recordkeeping and reporting responsibilities for both employers and employees
  • Understanding the difference between tips and service charges
  • How and when to file Form 8027, Employer's Annual Information Return of Tip Income and Allocated Tips
  • Plus a live Q&A

Certificates of completion are NOT being offered for this broadcast.
Registration: Visit the IRS Webinar Registration website. Questions: Contact SB/SE Webinars at sbse.webinars@irs.gov

Stay in-the-know on the go! View IRS webinars on smartphones and tablets.

This event will be archived in the IRS Video Portal for later viewing approximately three weeks after the date of the event.
Sponsored By: Internal Revenue Service

Date: May 5, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET); 1:00 p.m. (CT); 12:00 p.m. (MT); 11:00 a.m. (PT)

Local

Encore Entrepreneur Online Chat

This online webinar focuses on the needs of Encore Entrepreneurs (age 50+) who are starting new businesses. Topics will include Starting a Business, Operating a Business and Worker Classification. Speakers from Small Business Administration and Internal Revenue Service will provide information and answers to your small business questions.
Registration: Visit the Encore Entrepreneurs Online Chat website – November 20, 2015, January 15, 2016, April 15, 2016 and July 15, 2016. Questions: Call Kimberly Donahue at 304-347-5220 or email kimberly.donahue@sba.gov
Sponsored By: Small Business Administration

Dates: April 15; July 15, 2016
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Eastern)

IRS Tax Tips for Entrepreneurs

This local webinar is offered for residents of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and West Virginia. If you are contemplating a business or have an existing business, then this live webinar is for you! Hot topics discussed include selecting a business structure and the importance of record keeping. It will also highlight expense errors most business owners make and shed an overview of Schedule C. Included is a discussion on selecting tax preparers and the resources available for both the new and existing business owners.

Speaker Richard Costow is a Senior Stakeholder Liaison in the Mid-Atlantic Area of the Communication, Outreach, Systems and Solutions Organization of Internal Revenue Service’s Small Business/Self-Employed Division. He serves as a primary IRS liaison to the tax practitioner community and small business organizations.
Registration: Visit the online registration website. Questions: Contact Margie Otero-Sanchez at 609-972-2096 or email treasury@princetonscore.com. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Sponsored By: Princeton SCORE

Date: April 26, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (Eastern)

Auto Repair Garages (Spanish)

This webinar is offered for the residents of California, Hawaii and Nevada. We recognize that understanding tax issues related to your industry can be time-consuming and complicated, and want to help you get the information you need so that you can focus on starting and growing your business. To help better understand the tax obligations for your auto repair garage, an enrolled agent on behalf of the Internal Revenue Service will present helpful information in Spanish on recordkeeping. Learn from the Board of Equalization what is taxable and what isn't. Avoid paying too much in sales taxes and fees.
Registration: Visit the IRS Webinar Registration website. Questions: Call Ken Lopez-Maddox at 949-224-4863 or email ken.maddox@boe.ca.gov
Sponsored By: Internal Revenue Service and California Board of Equalization

Date: April 26, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Pacific)

Avoiding the Top Tax Mistakes that Small Businesses Make (English & Spanish)

This free local webinar is offered to industry organization leads located in Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Nebraska.

Topics include:

  • Recordkeeping
  • Simplified Option for Home Office Deduction
  • Choose your tax preparer carefully
  • Tax Calendar
  • Avoid Tax Scams
  • Protect Data from Breeches
  • Do your homework
  • IRS Resources

Continuing Education Credits are not offered.
Registration: Visit the Internal Revenue Service Webinar Registration website – English and Spanish
Sponsored By: Money Smart Month of Greater Kansas City

Date: April 26, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (English) and 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (Spanish)

Tip Reporting and Form 8027 and SBA Small Business Resources

This local webinar is offered for residents in California, Hawaii and Nevada. Learn about IRS Form 8027, Employer's Annual Information Return of Tip Income and Allocated Tips. Large food or beverage establishments must file this information return if they meet the filing criteria. Employers file this return annually and report gross receipts from food or beverage operations, charged receipts, tips reported by employees and calculate whether or not they must make tip allocations to certain employees. This presentation covers what establishments are considered "large," filing exceptions, when it is due, what employees must report and more. Also, learn about small business resources from the Small Business Administration, and what they have to help you start and grow your business!
Registration: Visit the IRS Webinar Registration website. Questions: Contact Jerry Craig at 714-573-3121 or email JCraig@tustinca.org
Sponsored By: Internal Revenue Service, City of Tustin, Tustin Chamber of Commerce and Small Business Administration - Santa Ana

Date: June 7, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Pacific)


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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