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.

Make it Official

Are you thinking about forming an LLC? Planning to create a corporation? Not sure how to register your business with the Secretary of State or Internal Revenue Service? Wondering what an EIN is and what it means to your business? Join us for this two-hour workshop facilitated by a business attorney and an accountant as they examine the pros and cons of entity types, explain how to register your business including with the necessary forms and processes, and discuss other tips on how to avoid pitfalls before you start your new venture. IRS will be sharing web resources for this workshop. The fee for this workshop is $30.00. You can pay via credit card online. No cash refunds, credit will be rolled over to another class.

Loveland

Date: October 22, 2019
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Loveland Business Development Center, 5400 Stone Creek Circle, Suite 200, Loveland, CO 80538
Registration: Please visit the Colorado SBDC website - October 22 workshop, however registration is not guaranteed until payment is made. Note: Registrations made less than 24 hours before a class may be charged an additional $10.
Sponsored By: Loveland Business Development Center

Fort Collins

Date: November 13; December 5, 2019
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Location: Larimer SBDC – Innosphere, Suite 303, 320 E Vine Dr., Fort Collins, CO 80524
(Innosphere has a 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.)
Registration: Please visit one of the online links below, to register for one of these dates:

Registration is not guaranteed until payment is made. Note: Registrations made less than 24 hours before a class may be charged an additional $10.
Sponsored By: Larimer SBDC - Innosphere

Ready to Start a Business

Ready to start a business in Colorado? This comprehensive 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, as well as a general overview of things to consider when starting a small business. IRS will also be sharing web resources. This is a free workshop.

You will learn:

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

Registration: Please visit the Colorado SBDC website - November 19 workshop  to register.
Sponsored By: Colorado SBDC

Erie

Date: November 19, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Location: East Colorado SBDC - Training Site, Erie High Plains Library, 400 Powers St, Erie, CO 80516

Sole Proprietorship, LLC, or Corporation? Choosing an Appropriate Legal Entity

This workshop is designed to help you make an informed decision about which legal business entity is best for your business. We will discuss the differences between a sole proprietorship, LLC, and S-Corp. This workshop is taught by an attorney with additional experience in taxation, so you will learn the practical legal and tax implications of each type! The workshop also includes Q&A time. IRS will be sharing web resources for this workshop.  The fee is $20 for this workshop. Pre-payment for the class is REQUIRED! If you are unable to attend, you will not receive a refund unless you cancel 24 hours in advance. Thank you for your cooperation!
Registration: Please visit the Colorado SBDC website - October 3 workshop to register and pay.
Sponsored By: Ent Business Banking

Colorado Springs

Date: October 3, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Location: Pikes Peak SBDC, Ste 101, 559 East Pikes Peak Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Starting Your Business Workshop

Starting a business can be challenging and uncertain. This course is designed to help you navigate through the steps you need to start a business. Join us for a five-hour seminar on various aspect of starting a business with our variety of presenters, including a small business specialist, marketing expert, small business banker, insurance agent, attorney and an accountant. Topics include business planning, legal structure, taxes, marketing & market research, financing options and insurance. IRS will be sharing web resources. The fee for this workshop is $25.
Registration: Please visit the Colorado SBDC website – November 7 workshop. Payment can be made in advance upon registration or by calling 970-247-7009.
Sponsored By: SW Colorado SBDC Satellite 

Durango

Date: November 7, 2019
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Southwest Colorado SBDC Satellite, Durango Public Library, 1900 E. 3rd Ave, Durango, CO 81301

Start-Up Essentials

Learn 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, including recommended forms you will need to get your business started right away. IRS will be sharing web resources for this workshop.  The fee is $45.00 for this workshop.
Sponsored By: Boulder SBDC

Boulder

Date: November 13; December 11, 2019
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Boulder SBDC, Boulder Public Library Main Branch, 1001 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302
Registration:  Please visit one of the online links below, to register for one of these dates:

Tax Considerations for Small Business

This session covers tax basics for businesses that are LLCs, S-Corps or Sole Proprietor or plan to be (not appropriate for C-Corps). IRS will also be sharing web resources. The fee for this workshop is $45. You can pay with a credit card online.
 
Topics:

  • 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! 

Register: Please visit the Colorado SBDC website – November 6 workshop.
Sponsored By: Boulder SBDC

Boulder

Date: November 6, 2019
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Boulder SBDC, Canyon Meeting Room, Boulder Public Library Main Branch, 1001 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302

TAXES! Get Informed and Organized Now!

Get your taxes and recordkeeping organized in order to minimize your tax burden. This will be your only chance to take this course before the upcoming tax deadlines! Don't delay! IRS will also be sharing web resources. The fee for this workshop is $40. You can pay with a credit card online. Refund Policy: No cash refunds, credit will be rolled over to another class.
 
Topics:

  • 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

Register: Please visit the Colorado SBDC – November 1 workshop. Registration is not guaranteed until payment is made. Note: Registrations made less than 24 hours before a class may be charged an additional $10.
Sponsored By: Larimer SBDC - Innosphere

Fort Collins

Date: November 1, 2019
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Larimer SBDC – Innosphere, Larimer SBDC, Dr. Suite 303, 320 E Vine, Fort Collins, CO 80524
(Innosphere has a 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.) 

Tax Prep Essentials for Small Businesses

As a small business owner, you may be thinking about taxes with a significant level of uncertainty, especially with new tax laws in effect. "Where do I even start?!", "What does the IRS need from me this year?", "Will my business taxes be easier?" and "How can I be better prepared next year?" are common questions. Don't fret! This workshop is a realistic starting point for small businesses wanting to strengthen their understanding over their business taxes. IRS will be sharing web resources for this workshop. There is no fee.
Registration: Please visit the Colorado SBDC website - October 16 workshop.
Sponsored By: Pikes Peak SBDC 

Monument

Date: October 16, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Pikes Peak SBDC - Training Facility, Tri Lakes Chamber of Commerce, 166 Second St, Monument, Colorado 80132


Rate the Small Business and Self-Employed Website