The Small Business Center at Haywood Community College will offer a free live webinar series – Small Business Taxes, launching September 10th. Representatives from the NC Department of Revenue will lead the discussions in this three-part series for current and prospective Small Business Owners.

The series will begin with Business Tax Essentials, Thursday, September 10, 9:30-11 a.m. This webinar will cover the basic requirements to help NC businesses understand the laws and obligations necessary to be a tax compliant business. Participants will learn about filing and administrative requirements, the basics of NC sales & use tax law, and the basics of NC withholding tax law in addition to receiving directions for completing sales tax and withholding returns and for filing and paying online.

The series continues with NC Tax Withholding 101, Thursday, September 24, 9:30-11 a.m. This workshop will give participants a better understanding of state withholding tax requirements when hiring a new employee. Participants will learn about the basics of state withholding taxes, how to register for an account, and how to fill out a return in addition to discussing when withholding is required for certain 1099 recipients.

The series will conclude with Sales & Use Tax, Thursday, October 22, 9:30-11 a.m. This webinar will help participants better understand their sales and use tax obligations. Participants will receive hands-on experience preparing sales and use tax returns in addition to learning about sales and use tax basics, about the most common types of sales and use taxes collected, and how to register an account. Sales and use tax law changes regarding capital improvements and repair, maintenance, and installation services will not be addressed in any depth during this workshop.

Visit SBC.Haywood.edu or call 828.627.4512 for additional information or to register today. Thinking about starting a business in Haywood County or growing an existing business? Take advantage of the programs, services, and resources provided by the Small Business Center. The NC Community College's Small Business Center Network facilitates an economic impact in 90 percent of all NC counties each year and ranks number one in the U.S. for total business seminars and participants. In addition, the network helps start an average of over 700 businesses every year and works to create and retain 3,800 jobs annually for North Carolina. Visit ncsbc.net for more information.