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Colorado 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.

Business Start-Up Basics

This information packed workshop will give you a good understanding of what you need to consider in order to start a profitable business. Get your questions answered and learn all about starting a successful business, including some of the basic requirements needed to launch your business. Participants will be directed to the IRS website for forms and publications that apply to them and their business. This workshop is free.

Topics include:

  • Legal Structure
  • Registration Requirements
  • Necessary Recordkeeping
  • Marketing
  • Financing Your New Venture

Registration: Visit the Colorado SBDC website or call 303-326-8686. Please read our cancellation policy.
Sponsored By: Aurora-South Metro SBDC

PARKER

Date: February 7, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Parker Library, 10851 S. Crossroads Drive, Parker, CO 80134

Business Tax Basics

The idea of navigating taxes can make any small business owner nervous. How do you keep it all straight? In this seminar learn the basics of business taxes and specific Colorado Department of Revenue tax requirements. Join CPAs from public accounting firm EKS&H to get answers to all of your tax questions in one convenient place. Participants will be directed to the IRS website for forms and publications that apply to them and their business. The fee for this workshop is $35.00.
How Will You Benefit:

  • Understand the differences in filing for different business entities
  • Know how to claim your home, car, health insurance, and retirement for business
  • Discover which records to track
  • Understand Schedules C, SE, and ES Form 104

Registration: Visit the Colorado SBDC website or call 303-620-8076. Cancellations or transfers must be made at least 24 hours in advance. In respect of the speakers' and other attendees' time, please e-mail us or at least 24 hours in advance should you need to cancel your registration.
Sponsored By: Denver Metro SBDC

DENVER

Date: March 1, 2017
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, 5th Floor, 1445 Market St., 
Denver, CO 80202

Buying or Selling a Business

This seminar covers the fundamentals of the business acquisition process and is geared to both buyers and sellers. The elements of a business sale, including business valuation, financing and due diligence will all be covered in this fast-paced event. Concepts that attendees will learn include: elements of a business sale, business valuation, financial recasting, business financing, value drivers and reasons to buy or sell a business. Participants will be directed to the IRS website for forms and publications that apply to them and their business. The fee for this workshop is $ 45.00.
Registration: Visit the Colorado SBDC website or call 303-442-1475.
Sponsored By: Boulder SBDC

BOULDER

Date: April 6, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Boulder Public Library Main Branch, 1001 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302

Ready to Start a Business

Ready to start a business in Colorado? This comprehensive Business Startup Orientation has been designed as a starting place for anyone who is considering jumping into business for the first or seventh time. This seminar will provide you with a Colorado Startup Guide, free library resources to support your business, web resources including the IRS website for forms and publications that apply to them and their business, as well as a general overview of things to consider when starting a business. Join us in person for this Free workshop!

Topics Include:

  • Business licensing requirements
  • Business required taxes
  • Legal forms or organization
  • Components of a business plan
  • Essentials for marketing
  • Management requirements
  • Financial planning
  • Means to fund a business

Registration: Visit the Colorado SBDC website or call 970-352-3661.
Sponsored By: East Colorado SBDC

FIRESTONE

Date: March 21, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Location: High Plains District - Carbon Valley Regional Library, 7 Park Ave.,
Firestone, CO 80504

Starting Your Restaurant

This seminar introduces you to the economic and compliance issues of starting a restaurant. Learn the conceptual and practical business requirements of starting a restaurant, and the city and county requirements in transferring ownership or developing a new restaurant. Participants will be directed to the IRS website for forms and publications that apply to them and their business. This free workshop is in collaboration with Tri-County Health Department.
Registration: Visit the Colorado SBDC website or call  303-326-8690.
Sponsored By: Aurora-South Metro SBDC

AURORA

Date: February 9, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Aurora Municipal Center, #2300, 15151 E. Alameda Pkwy., Aurora, CO 80012

Starting a Home-Based Business

Are you exploring a home based business for primary or supplemental income? Attend this free event and learn from experts about the opportunities, advantages, challenges, and pitfalls associated with a home based business. Participants will be directed to the IRS website for forms and publications that apply to them and their business. Take away resources and ideas on how to get started or grow a home base business.
Registration: Visit the Colorado SBDC website.
Sponsored By: Southern Colorado SBDC

ERIE

Date: February 2, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Erie Library, 400 Powers St, Erie, CO 80516

Starting Your Business

This seminar introduces you to the business, economic, and legal requirements of self-employment. You will also learn the process of selecting the most appropriate business structure, business requirements, and taxation fundamentals. Participants will be directed to the IRS website for forms and publications that apply to them and their business.
Sponsored By: Aurora-South Metro SBDC

AURORA

Date: January 24, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Aurora Municipal Center, #2300, 15151 E. Alameda Pkwy., Aurora, CO 80012

Start-Up Essentials

Information on the nuts and bolts of starting your own business, including legal entity selection, taxes (sales, use, and payroll), liability protection, registering your trade name, and more. This workshop will help save time and stress by helping you determine which agencies to contact along with the forms you will need, and by providing the information necessary to make key decisions before completing your paperwork. You will receive a digital packet, including resources on IRS.gov, containing reference materials and forms you will need to get your business started right away.
Sponsored By: Boulder SBDC

LONGMONT

Date: January 24, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Longmont Area Chamber of Commerce, 528 Main St., Longmont, CO 80501
Registration: Visit the Colorado SBDC registration page for this workshop or call 303-442-1475.

BOULDER

Date: March 22, 2017
Time: 1:00 p.m. 4:30 p.m.
Location: Boulder Public Library Main Branch, 1001 Arapahoe Avenue, in the Boulder Creek Room, Boulder, CO 80302
Registration: Visit the Colorado SBDC registration page for this workshop or call 303-442-1475.

Tax Considerations for Small Businesses

This session covers tax basics for businesses that are LLCs, S-Corps or Sole Proprietorships or plan to be (not appropriate for C-Corps). Topics include: choice of entity, filing requirements, business expenses, health insurance, employee or independent contractor, self-employment taxes, business use of home, meals, entertainment and travel, automobile expenses, depreciation of business equipment, retirement plans, and more! Participants will be directed to the IRS website for forms and publications that apply to them and their business. The fee for this workshop is $ 45.00
Registration: Visit the Colorado SBDC website or call 303-442-1475.
Sponsored By: Boulder SBDC

BOULDER

Date: February 9, 2017
Time: 9:30 a.m - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Boulder Public Library Main Branch, 1001 Arapahoe Avenue in the Canyon Room, Boulder, CO 80302

TAXES - Get Informed and Organized Now!

Get your taxes and recordkeeping organized in order to minimize your tax burden. 

Topics will include:

  • Self-employment tax
  • Estimated tax payments
  • Tax deductions such as travel, meals and home office
  • Sales & use tax
  • 1099's vs. W-2's
  • Owners health insurance
  • Enterprise zone tax credits

This will be your only chance to take this course before the upcoming tax deadlines, so don't delay! The fee for the workshop is $40.00.
Registration: Please pay online with a credit card by visiting the Colorado SBDC website. Registration is not guaranteed until payment is made.
Note: Registrations made less than 24 hours before a class may be charged an additional $10.  No cash refunds; credit will be rolled over to another class.
Sponsored By: Larimer SBDC

FORT COLLINS

Date: February 2, 2017
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Larimer SBDC, Suite 303, 320 E. Vine Dr., Fort Collins, CO 80524

Parking for this event is available at the Innosphere parking lot, directly in front of the building. There is no street parking on Vine Drive due to bike lanes. If parking lot is full, please make use of the overflow parking lot located just east of Innosphere behind the wooden fence.


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