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North Carolina 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.

Back to Basics: Operating & Maintaining Your Business

These small business tax workshops, materials and parking are free! Want to learn more about your business filing requirements, various business expense deductions, and tax responsibilities as a small business? Join us for any one or all three of the free sessions listed below as we explore the correct procedure for starting, operating and maintaining a successful small business taught by Attorney Katie Lawson with materials provided by the IRS.

  • Business Organization & Record Keeping – December 1, 2016
  • Independent Contractor vs. Employee - December 8, 2016
  • Employment Taxes & Business Expenses - December 15, 2016

Registration: Visit the Small Business Center Network website beginning November 1, 2016. Questions: Contact
Sponsored By: Wake Technical Community College


Date: December 15, 2016
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Northern Wake Campus, Bldg. D, Room 120, 9101 Fayetteville Road, Raleigh, NC 

Business Expenses & Business Use of Home

Running a business from your home does not exempt you from meeting federal tax laws. This seminar will teach you all of the requirements you need to be aware of and adhere to, to stay in proper compliance. Information provided by the IRS will be distributed to attendees. The instructor will be Martha Slader, Slader Tax and Record Keeping Services. This is a free workshop.


Date: November 10, 2016
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Fayetteville Technical Community College - Springlake Campus, Springlake Chamber of Commerce, Springlake, NC
Registration: Email Tamara Bryant at or call 910-678-8462.
Sponsored By: Fayetteville Technical Community College

Power-Up Your Business 2017

This event is for Small Business Service Providers; Industry Organizations; Small Business Owners and Tax Professionals. Presentations and information will be provided by: Internal Revenue Service (IRS); NC Department of Revenue (NCDOR); Business Link NC (BLNC); Davidson Community College Small Business Development Center; SCORE, and LadyBizness.
Registration: Registration details regarding the conference will be uploaded later, so check back periodically.
Sponsored By: Davidson Community College and SCORE


Date: February 2, 2017
Time: 5:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
Location: Davidson Community College, 297 Davidson Community College Rd,
Thomasville, NC 27360

Small Business Tax Workshops

October 19th
Putting It All Together - Help with your small business taxes: In this session, we will briefly review tax responsibility basics essential to every small business owner, from start to finish. We will briefly discuss business structure, record keeping requirements, independent contractor vs. employee and business expenses.

Attendance is free and open to the public. Participants will also receive a packet of information provided by the IRS for each session attended at no cost.
Sponsored By: Gaston College


Date: October 19, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Gaston College - Kimbrell Campus, Room 219, 7220 Wilkinson Blvd., Belmont, NC

Starting, Operating & Maintaining Your Business

The following free Small Business Tax Workshops are part of the “Starting, Operating & Maintaining Your Business series. IRS will provide small business materials for the workshop. Free parking available at both locations.

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Registration: Visit the Surry Small Business Center website
Questions: Call Denise Brown at 336-386-3488 or email
Sponsored By: Small Business Center Surry Community College


Location: Center for Public Safety, 1220 State Street, Mt. Airy, NC

Rescheduled for this Fall (Date TBD) - Independent Contractor or Employee: We will define an Independent Contractor and an employee and explain the importance of knowing the difference between the two. Participants will leave with an understanding of what is required when hiring an independent contractor or an employee as it relates to federal taxes. We have also included a message for ALL Schedule C filers that will further educate you on your tax responsibilities.

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