New York 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 Legal Structures

This free seminar is designed to inform attendees about various business structures and help them determine which type of entity is most suitable for their emerging or existing businesses. The seminar will benefit established businesses, those getting started and individuals anticipating going into business. IRS small business products will be distributed to all attendees at this event. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted. No registration is necessary.

For further information, you may call 917-ASK-NYPL (917-275-6975), Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. or e-mail
Sponsored By: The New York Public Library, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)

New York

Date: May 30, 2019
Time: 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: The New York Public Library, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), 188 Madison Avenue (at 34th Street), Room 018, New York, NY 10016

How to Start and Grow your Business

The Small Business Administration in collaboration with IRS will host a series of webinar workshops titled "How to Start and Grow your Business." SBA is hosting the event and are conducted in English, Mandarin and Spanish. IRS partner, Chun Yee Miot will deliver in Mandarin and Raquel Hiceky in Spanish. IRS materials are used for the presentation and shared electronically with attendees.

Topics include:

  • Pre start-up & starting your business
  • Specialized guidance (international, federal, state and local governments fact sheets, market segment programs-audit, techniques guides & retirement plans)
  • Hiring employees
  • Resource index (State and Local Governments)
  • Helpful links

Registration: Call Man-Li Lin at 212-264-7060
Sponsored By: Small Business Administration

New York

Date: Various

Growing Your Home-Based Business

This FREE workshop will benefit existing and start-up home-based businesses. It focuses on the fundamentals of federal taxes for home-based businesses, including entity choice, recordkeeping, business income and expenses and estimated tax. The seminar also references the basics of tax forms that small businesses use. Attendees will learn how money spent on growing home-based businesses can be deducted from business income to reduce both taxable income and taxes. This Small Business Tax Workshop provides an opportunity to get answers to a wide range of tax questions on launching and growing a home-based business. IRS small business products will be distributed to attendees.
Registration: To preregister, please visit the NYC Business Solutions website. For additional information, contact Turiya Bynoe, General Account Manager, NYC Business Solutions-Brooklyn Center by phone 347-296-8020 or e-mail
Sponsored By: NYC Business Solutions, Lower Manhattan Center


Date: June 12, 2019
Time: 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Location: NYC Business Solutions Center, 9 Bond Street, 5th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Learn the Process of Starting a Business After Retirement

In this workshop, the instructor will discuss and promote the IRS Online Virtual Workshop on the topic of Business Structures. Also, IRS material and online resources will be provided to participants. The La Guardia College SBDC will host this workshop.
Registration: Please visit the Eventbrite website.
Topics include:

  • How to Develop a Business Plan and Business Model
  • Small Business Recordkeeping
  • How to Conduct Market Research
  • Choosing Your Business Structure
  • Employee Identification number
  • Choosing Your Business Idea
  • How to Rise in Encore Entrepreneurs
  • Businesses You Can Start with Little Capital
  • Work-at-Home Jobs for Retirees
  • Financing Your Business
  • Putting What You Have Learned into Action
  • Sharing Economy
  • Estimated Tax Payments

Sponsored By: La Guardia Community College

Long Island City

Date:  August 15, 2019
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: La Guardia Community College SBDC, 31-10 Thomson Ave. E Building, Long Island City, NY

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