IRS Video Portal is One-Stop Shop Featuring Tax Information for Small Businesses

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IRS Tax Tip 2018-67, May 2, 2018

For small business owners who have tax-related questions, the IRS Video Portal offers a series of videos and webinars that can help them find answers.

Business owners can access the portal to find information on topics such as:

Starting a Business

This playlist features webinars that address several topics, including:

  • Tips for new businesses
  • Business taxes for the self-employed
  • Who needs to file Schedule C and how to do it
  • Things to ask an accountant
  • Avoiding the biggest tax mistakes

Business Income

These videos have information about:

  • Business income and expenses
  • Recordkeeping
  • Tip reporting requirements, including the difference between tips and service charges
  • Resources on


Videos in this playlist cover several topics, including:

  • General employment tax issues
  • Seasonal business
  • Employing family members
  • Proper worker classification
  • Seasonal employees

Filing and Paying Taxes

This playlist features videos on several topics, such as:

  • Child and daycare provider tax compliance
  • Payment alternatives
  • Electronic signature options

Small Business Taxes

This virtual workshop includes nine lessons on a wide range of business topics, from paying taxes electronically to setting up retirement plans.

The IRS also posts videos on the portal for individuals, tax professionals, governments, and charities and non-profits. There’s also a playlist with videos in Spanish.