IRS Small Business Workshops

IRS Small Business Workshops are presented on behalf of the IRS by volunteer CPAs, Enrolled Agents and professional accountants who volunteer their time and knowledge to help inform new business owners of their federal tax responsibilities. 

In-person workshops have been suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. You can attend the New Business Workshop online on selected Wednesdays from 9:00am until Noon.

Click here for registration & dates

(Scroll to the bottom of the page. Do not confuse with the state workshop that has the same name.)

New Business Workshop

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.

You can view a PDF of the slides here.

New Employer Workshop

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.

Note: This event is not presently being offered but you can view a PDF of the slides here.