If you live near a state line, please look for tax workshops, meetings and seminars in nearby cities of the bordering state.
Small Business Orientation
This free workshop provides information on basic business planning, financial projections, business structures, recordkeeping and basic tax information. The attendees also receive an informational packet that contains additional information regarding business licenses, taxes, and other start up materials. The IRS partners with the TN Small Business Development Center to provide materials for the workshop. The workshop is held every Thursday; however the time varies from week to week.
Registration: Visit the TN Small Business Development Center website.
Sponsored by: TN SBDC at Chattanooga State Community College
Date(s): Every other Thursday
Location: TN Small Business Development Center of Chattanooga State CC, The Hamilton County Business Development Center, 100 Cherokee Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37405
This workshop provides basic information on starting a small business, such as business planning & structures, recordkeeping, TSBDC services, personal considerations and financing. The IRS is partnering with the Small Business Development Center to provide materials for the workshop, including the paycheck checkup and estimated taxes information. Reservations are required.
Registration: Please visit, the TN SBDC website.
Sponsored By: TN SBDC @ Vol State Community College
Date: March 20; April 16; June 18; July 16; August 20; September 17; October 15, 2019
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: TN Small Business Development Center @ Volunteer State Community College, Nashville Pike, 300 Building, Office 103C, Gallatin, TN 37066
(To get here, take the GAP Blvd entrance to Volunteer State Community College. Then take your second entrance on the right into the parking lot. Building 300 is located in the round-a-bout and it has the number 300 on the front.)
The seminar discussion includes the forms of business organization, tax requirements, business licenses, business planning and financing options. The speaker(s) will be the Tennessee SBDC Staff. IRS is partnering with the TN Small Business Development Center to provide materials for the workshop.
Registration: Please visit the TN SBDC website.
Sponsored By: Pellissippi State Community College SBDC
Date: April 9; June 11, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: TSBDC of Pellissippi State CC Knoxville Area Chamber of Commerce, 17 Market Square, #201, Knoxville, TN 37902
Date: March 21; May 16; July 18; September 19; November 21, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Blount County Chamber Partnership, Maryville (branch office), 201 S. Washington Street, Maryville, TN 37804
Weather delays and cancellations follow the Pellissippi State Community College directives. Check with the local TV stations for information.