IRS SMALL BUSINESS WORKSHOPS

IRS small business workshops are presented by volunteer CPAs, Enrolled Agents and professional accountants in conjunction with presentations by the N.M. Taxation & Revenue Dept., N.M. Dept. of Workforce Solutions and N.M. Workers Compensation Administration.


In-person workshops have been suspended due to the coronavirus crisis.

You can attend a New Business Workshop online presented on behalf of the IRS by CPAs, Enrolled Agents and experienced tax accountants who volunteer their time and knowledge to help inform new business owners of their federal tax responsibilities.

Registration and Schedule for Online Workshops


The IRS New Business Workshop provides important tax information to people starting a new business, particularly those who have spent their working careers as W-2 employees. Topics of special interest to those who will be classified as self-employed include recordkeeping requirements, self-employment tax & requirements to prepay taxes, also referred to as estimated taxes; also, important information about the distinction between who is an independent contractor and who is an employee and the consequences of misclassification.

New Employer Workshop (pdf)

Information about federal payroll taxes & filing & payment requirements for businesses that have just become or are expect to become employers in the near future. Also, important information about the distinction between who is an independent contractor & who is an employee and the consequences of misclassification.