If you live near a state line, please look for tax workshops, meetings and seminars in nearby cities of the bordering state.

Employment Taxes & Employer Responsibilities Seminar

This class, presented by IRS, Minnesota Department of Revenue and Unemployment Insurance Tax experts, will give you a guided tour through the maze of state and federal employment tax and other reporting requirements.

Seminar topics covered include:

  • In-Depth Discussions of:
    • Worker Status: Who’s an “Independent Contractor” and who’s not
    • Tax Withholding and Deposit rules
    • Quarterly and Annual Report Filing Requirements
    • Unemployment Insurance Tax Rate Assignment & Wage Reporting
  • Overviews of:
    • Labor Standards (“Wage & Hour”)
    • Worker's Compensation Insurance
    • The New Hire Reporting Rules
    • Department of Homeland Security (formerly INS) Requirements

Registration: Visit the Minnesota Unemployment Insurance website; Contact: Gary Johnson; Phone: 651-259-7220; Email: deed.tax@state.mn.us
Sponsored by: Minnesota Business Tax Education Partnership

Starting a Business

Tax workshops are now offered in coordination with our partnering organizations. Learn business basics through presentations given by SCORE mentors, Small Business Development Center instructors, and business professionals. IRS Stakeholder Liaison provides small business materials.

These seminars take a realistic look at whether you are ready to be an entrepreneur and the basic steps to get started. Topics include:

  • Myths about entrepreneurship
  • Feasibility
  • Importance of a business plan
  • Business financing
  • Basic legal requirements for start-up
  • Resources available

For more information, contact the agencies listed below.

BURNSVILLE

Registration: Visit the South Metro SCORE website; Contact: Chapter Chair; Phone: 952-890-7020; Email: ScoreSouthMetro@scorevolunteer.org
Sponsored By: South Metro SCORE

DULUTH

Registration: Visit the Northeast Minnesota Small Business Development Center
website. Phone: 218-726-7298; Email: info@nesbdc.org.
Sponsored By: Northeast Minnesota Small Business Development Center

MANKATO

Registration: Visit the South Central Minnesota Small Business Development Center website. Contact: Administrative Assistant; Phone: 507-389-8875; Email: info@myminnesotabusiness.com
Sponsored By: South Central Minnesota Small Business Development Center

MINNEAPOLIS

Registration: Visit the Minneapolis SCORE website; Contact: Chapter Chair; Phone: 952-938-4570; Email: minneapolis.score@gmail.com
Sponsored By: Minneapolis SCORE

ST. PAUL

Registration: Visit the St. Paul SCORE website; Contact: Chapter Chair; Phone: 651-632-8937; Email: stpaul@scorevolunteer.org
Sponsored By: St. Paul SCORE