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Ohio 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 Information Seminar

The Business Information Seminars, offered by Cleveland SCORE, provide an overview of their services to individuals who are planning a startup business as well as people that have an existing business and who are looking for ways to improve their cash flow, revitalize their marketing programs and other ways to improve revenue. There is no cost to attend these seminars. SCORE is partnering with IRS by providing IRS small business materials and services during their discussion of taxes.

The seminars are held in the conference room on the lower level at the US Bank Building (enter at East 14th Street entrance). Parking nearby (rates vary).
Registration: Visit the Cleveland SCORE website, call 216-522-4194, Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., or email
Sponsored By: Cleveland SCORE


Date: December 14, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Cleveland SCORE, US Bank Building, 1350 Euclid Avenue, Suite 216, Cleveland, OH 44115

Financial Management

These workshops present basic overviews of financial management principles with emphases on the importance of the profit and loss statement, calculating the overhead factor, understanding the breakeven analysis and efficient cash flow management. Each month a different topic is featured, so please call ahead of time for that topic and to make your reservation. In partnership with the Hispanic Business Center, IRS Stakeholder Liaison will be providing small business tax materials as part of the resources available to workshop participants free of charge. For more information about the Hispanic Business Center and additional workshops, please call 216-281-4422 and visit
Registration: RSVP required
Sponsored By: Northeast Ohio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce/Hispanic Business Center


Date: December 12, 2016
Time: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: NEOHCC/Hispanic Business Center, 2511 Clark Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44109

New Business Information Session

This session is a three hour, free seminar that will answer your questions about starting, buying, or expanding a small business. Presentation will consist of an overview of issues related to starting and operating a business, such as business and financial planning, market demand and financing. The IRS is providing small business materials and publications for this event, but will not be available to answer questions.
Registration: Visit the Ohio SBDC website.
Sponsored By: Ohio Small Business Development Center at The Entrepreneurs Center


Date: December 14, 2016; January 18, 2017
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Ohio SBDC - The Entrepreneurs Center, 714 E. Monument Ave., Dayton, OH 45402-1382

On BASE Start-up Business Training Seminar

At the conclusion of this class you will know what it takes to start a business. The IRS is providing small business materials and publications for this event, but will not be present to answer questions

Topics covered include:

  • Your business idea
  • Market research
  • Regulatory Steps
  • Ownership Structures (LLC, Corp, etc.)
  • Recordkeeping
  • Financing
  • Importance of a business plan
  • Resources, and more

Registration: Visit the Ohio SBDC website.
Sponsored By: The Ohio Small Business Development Center at Lakeland Community College


Date: December 9, 2016
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Location: Lakeland Community College, 7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland, OH 44094

SBDC Start-Up Tuesdays

This class is designed to help you with all essentials you will need to help start your business. The speaker will be, Ayanna Terry, Ohio SBDC Business Advisor/CBA. The IRS is providing small business materials and publications for this event but will not be available to answer questions.
Registration: Visit the Ohio SBDC.
Sponsored By: Union Institute & University - satellite of Ohio SBDC at the Greater Cincinnati Urban League


Date: December 6; December 20, 2016
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Union Institute & University, 440 E McMillan Street, Cincinnati, OH 45206

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