The IRS Video Portal celebrates Small Business Week 2016 with a selection of mulit-media presentation

  • Tax Tips for your New Business  Webinar  This webinar will cover many of the important issues that new business owners need to know, including:
    • Is it a Business or Hobby?
    • Selecting a Business Structure
    • Understanding Business Taxes
    • Recordkeeping Requirements
    • How to Choose a Tax Preparer
    • Where to go for IRS help
  • Business Taxes for the Self-Employed: The Basics Webinar -Tax issues for self-employed persons, including reporting profit or loss, self-employment tax and completing Schedule C or C-EZ. Online 60 minutes with additional resources.
  • Employee or Independent Contractor? Webinar – Learn about defining “Employee”; the three control factors; key vendor characteristics; the Voluntary Classification Settlement Program. Online with 50 minutes of content plus additional resources.
  • Ten Things to Ask Your Accountant Webinar – This webinar provides small business owners with the basics for effective conversations with their accountants, they will learn more about legitimate tax opportunities that are available to them. Online with 60 minutes of content plus additional resources.
  • Business Use of Your Home Webinar – Find out what kinds of deductions are allowable for your home office and what’s not by watching this video.
    60 minutes of content online.
  • Depreciation Basics Webinar – Depreciation is an income tax deduction that allows a taxpayer to recover the cost or other basis of certain property. This video will help Individual taxpayers and small business owners to properly claim this tax deduction. Online content of 60 minutes with additional resources.
  • Avoiding the Biggest Tax Mistakes Webinar – Learn about the tax benefits available to you and how best to avoid common mistakes small business owners may make. IRS representatives will also be available for a question and answer session directly after the presentation.
    Online approximately 55 minutes.
  • Small Business Owners: Get All the Tax Benefits You Deserve Webinar – Find out about allowable IRS tax credits, deductions and more that small business owners may be able to take advantage of. 60 Minutes of content with additional resources.
  • Child & Day Care Provider Tax Compliance Assistance Webinar – Learn how to correctly report common tax items associated with owning a child or day care business. 60 minutes of content.
  • Small Business Taxes: The Virtual Workshop The Virtual Workshop is composed of nine interactive lessons designed to help new small business owners learn their tax rights and responsibilities. Approximately 3 hours of content. Those lessons are:
    • Lesson 1 – What you need to know about federal taxes and your new business
    • Lesson 2 – What you need to know about Schedule C and other small business taxes and tax forms
    • Lesson 3 – How to file and pay your taxes electronically
    • Lesson 4 – What you need to know when you run your business out of your home
    • Lesson 5 – How to set up a retirement plan for yourself and your employees
    • Lesson 6 – What you need to know about federal taxes when hiring employees or contractors
    • Lesson 7 – How to manage payroll so you withhold the correct amount from employee
    • Lesson 8 – How to make tax deposits and file a return to report your payroll taxes
    • Lesson 9 – Hiring people who live in the U.S. but who aren’t U.S. citizens