Small Business Seminars

Thank you for your interest in attending a North Carolina Department of Revenue Small Business Seminar. The Department is holding a series of seminars focused on proactively informing small business owners of their State tax responsibilities. Past seminar participants have reported that they found the seminars to be very beneficial.

To Register:

  • View the seminars offered.
  • Click the Register button for the seminar location and time you would like to attend.
  • Complete the Registration Form.
  • Check for an email stating that you are successfully registered to attend the seminar or an email stating the event is full. If the email states the event is full, please view the seminar listing to see if you can attend at another location and repeat the registration process.

Current Seminars Offered:

  • Business Essentials (Boone - DOR, SOS; Concord - DOR, SOS; Greenville - DOR, SOS; Hickory - DOR, SOS; Mocksville - DOR, SOS; Monroe - DOR, SOS; Spindale - DOR, SOS; Thomasville - DOR, SOS;Wilson - DOR, SOS; Winston-Salem - DOR, SOS )

    The NC Department of Revenue, NC Secretary of State, NC Industrial Commission, and NC Department of Commerce Division of Employment Security will present a seminar titled "Business Essentials". Each agency will cover basic requirements to help businesses in North Carolina understand the laws and obligations necessary to be a compliant business.

    Some or all agencies may be present. Please check the list of cities above for the agencies that will be attending.

    Department of Revenue (DOR) – Covers the basics of tax compliance ranging from registering your business, to withholding from employees, and sales and use tax requirements. Information will be provided on a program for businesses that have fallen behind on sales and use, withholding, and other trust taxes.

    Secretary of State (SOS) – Covers registration of business entities and the requirements for doing so. Also will provide an overview of the things small businesses need to consider when conducting securities offering in order to raise capital to finance their businesses.

    Industrial Commission (IC) - Covers Workers' Compensation laws and the types of businesses required to carry workers' compensation insurance and how to obtain it.

    Employment Security (ES) - Covers unemployment insurance laws, employment taxes, and the appeals process.

    At the end of the seminar, there will be a question and answer session with the presenters and networking possibilities with other business owners. Don't miss this great opportunity.
  • Keys to Success Workshop (Charlotte, Elizabeth City, Fayetteville, Greensboro, Hickory, Raleigh, Wilmington, Winston Salem)

    Taxpayers will participate in hands on activities while learning their basic business requirements for the North Carolina Department of Revenue.
  • Nonprofit Claim for Refund Workshop (Creedmoor, Durham)

    The NC Department of Revenue will host a workshop for certain nonprofits that qualify for a refund of sales & use taxes paid. The workshop will focus on the step-by-step process for completing the Nonprofit and Governmental Entity Claim for Refund of State and County Sales and Use Taxes.

    This hands-on workshop is intended to help nonprofits better understand the proper procedure for requesting a sales and use tax refund.

    G. S. 105-164.14(b) provides that certain nonprofit entities are allowed semiannual refunds of sales and use taxes they pay on direct purchases and leases of tangible personal property and certain services for use in carrying on the work of the nonprofit entity, other than those exceptions set forth by statute.

  • Tax Implications (Clayton, Clyde, Durham, Greenville, Hillsborough)

    The NC Department of Revenue will present a seminar titled "Tax Implications". The NC Department of Revenue will cover basic requirements to help North Carolina businesses understand the laws and obligations necessary to be a compliant business.

    Overview of the Seminar: Participants will become familiar with NC tax laws that are pertinent to businesses and the responsibilities of a business owner. The seminar will cover the basics of tax compliance ranging from registering your business, to withholding from employees, and sales and use tax requirements. Information will be provided on a program for businesses that have fallen behind on sales and use, withholding, and other trust taxes.

    At the end of the seminar, there will be a question and answer session with the presenter and networking possibilities with other business owners. Don't miss this great opportunity.

Check back often for more seminar information.

Seminar City Date Time Address

Business Essentials

 

Boone 09/23/14 6 pm - 8 pm Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute
Watauga County Library
140 Queen Street
Boone, NC 28607
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Business Essentials

 

Concord 10/16/14 9 am - 11 am Rowan Cabarrus Community College
Cabarrus Business & Technology Center
Room 9281
660 Concord Parkway N.
Concord, NC 28027
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Business Essentials

 

Greenville 12/2/14 6:00 pm -
9:00 pm
Pitt Community College
3107 S. Memorial Drive
Greenville, NC 27835
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Business Essentials

 

Hickory 9/23/14 11:30 am - 1:30 pm Catawba Valley Community College Corporate Development Center
2664 Highway 70, Room 120
Hickory, NC 28602
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Business Essentials

Mocksville 10/2/14 4:00 pm -
6:00 pm
Davidson County Community College
Davie Campus, Administration Bldg., Room 110
1205 Salisbury Rd
Mocksville, NC 27028
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Business Essentials (Lunch-N-Learn*)

* Lunch will be provided by SPCC

Monroe 9/16/14 11:30 am - 1:30 pm South Piedmont Community College Union County OCH Campus
Room 102
4209 Old Charlotte Highway
Monroe, NC 28110
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Business Essentials

Spindale 10/28/14 6:00 pm -
8:00 pm
Isothermal Community College
Communications Technology Building
Room 108
286 ICC Loop Road
Spindale, NC 28160
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Business Essentials

Thomasville 10/29/14 4:00 pm -
6:00 pm
Davidson County Community College
Mary Rittling Conference Center, Room 110
297 DCC Rd
Thomasville, NC 27360
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Business Essentials

 

Wilson 9/16/14 6 pm - 8 pm Wilson Community College
Small Business Center
Building G Room 240
902 Herring Ave
Wilson, NC 27893
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Business Essentials

 

Winston-Salem 9/10/14 2 pm - 4:30 pm Forsyth Technical Community College Small Business Center - Innovation Quarter at 525 at Vine
525 Vine Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
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Keys to Success

 

Charlotte 9/18/14 9 – 11:30 am 301 McCullough Drive
Suite 300
Charlotte, NC 28262
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Keys to Success

 

Charlotte 10/21/14 9 – 11:30 am 301 McCullough Drive
Suite 300
Charlotte, NC 28262
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Keys to Success

 

Charlotte 11/20/14 9 – 11:30 am 301 McCullough Drive
Suite 300
Charlotte, NC 28262
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Keys to Success

 

Charlotte 12/18/14 9 – 11:30 am 301 McCullough Drive
Suite 300
Charlotte, NC 28262
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Keys to Success

 

Elizabeth City 9/18/14 9 – 11:30 am N.C. Department of Revenue
401 S. Griffin St, Suite 300
Elizabeth City, NC 27604
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Keys to Success

 

Elizabeth City 10/16/14 9 – 11:30 am N.C. Department of Revenue
401 S. Griffin St, Suite 300
Elizabeth City, NC 27604
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Keys to Success

 

Elizabeth City 11/12/14 9 – 11:30 am N.C. Department of Revenue
401 S. Griffin St, Suite 300
Elizabeth City, NC 27604
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Keys to Success

 

Elizabeth City 12/11/14 9 – 11:30 am N.C. Department of Revenue
401 S. Griffin St, Suite 300
Elizabeth City, NC 27604
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Keys to Success

 

Fayetteville 9/18/14 9 - 11:30 am N.C. Department of Revenue
225 Green Street - Suite 800
Fayetteville, NC 28301
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Keys to Success

 

Fayetteville 10/15/14 9 - 11:30 am N.C. Department of Revenue
225 Green Street - Suite 800
Fayetteville, NC 28301
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Keys to Success

 

Fayetteville 11/12/14 9 - 11:30 am N.C. Department of Revenue
225 Green Street - Suite 800
Fayetteville, NC 28301
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Keys to Success

 

Fayetteville 12/11/14 9 - 11:30 am N.C. Department of Revenue
225 Green Street - Suite 800
Fayetteville, NC 28301
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Keys to Success

 

Greensboro 9/18/14 9 – 11:30 am N.C. Department of Revenue
1500 Pinecroft Rd
Asheville Building - Suite 300
Greensboro, NC 27407
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Keys to Success

 

Greensboro 10/16/14 9 – 11:30 am N.C. Department of Revenue
1500 Pinecroft Rd
Asheville Building - Suite 300
Greensboro, NC 27407
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Keys to Success

 

Greensboro 11/13/14 9 – 11:30 am N.C. Department of Revenue
1500 Pinecroft Rd
Asheville Building - Suite 300
Greensboro, NC 27407
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Keys to Success

 

Greensboro 12/11/14 9 – 11:30 am N.C. Department of Revenue
1500 Pinecroft Rd
Asheville Building - Suite 300
Greensboro, NC 27407
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Keys to Success

 

Hickory 9/18/14 9 – 11:30 am

N.C. Department of Revenue
1985 Tate Blvd SE, Suite 362
Hickory, NC 28602
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Keys to Success

 

Hickory 10/15/14 9 – 11:30 am

N.C. Department of Revenue
1985 Tate Blvd SE, Suite 362
Hickory, NC 28602
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Keys to Success

 

Hickory 11/13/14 9 – 11:30 am

N.C. Department of Revenue
1985 Tate Blvd SE, Suite 362
Hickory, NC 28602
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Keys to Success

 

Hickory 12/11/14 9 – 11:30 am

N.C. Department of Revenue
1985 Tate Blvd SE, Suite 362
Hickory, NC 28602
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Keys to Success

 

Raleigh 9/25/14 9 – 11:30 am N.C. Department of Revenue
4701 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 118
Raleigh, NC 27604
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Keys to Success

 

Raleigh 10/23/14 9 – 11:30 am N.C. Department of Revenue
4701 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 118
Raleigh, NC 27604
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Keys to Success

 

Raleigh 11/20/14 9 – 11:30 am N.C. Department of Revenue
4701 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 118
Raleigh, NC 27604
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Keys to Success

 

Raleigh 12/18/14 9 – 11:30 am N.C. Department of Revenue
4701 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 118
Raleigh, NC 27604
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Keys to Success

 

Wilmington 9/18/14 1 - 3:30 pm N.C. Department of Revenue
3340 Jaeckle Drive, Suite 202
Wilmington, NC 28403
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Keys to Success

 

Wilmington 10/16/14 1 - 3:30 pm N.C. Department of Revenue
3340 Jaeckle Drive, Suite 202
Wilmington, NC 28403
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Keys to Success

 

Wilmington 11/13/14 1 - 3:30 pm N.C. Department of Revenue
3340 Jaeckle Drive, Suite 202
Wilmington, NC 28403
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Keys to Success

 

Wilmington 12/11/14 1 - 3:30 pm N.C. Department of Revenue
3340 Jaeckle Drive, Suite 202
Wilmington, NC 28403
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Keys to Success

 

Winston Salem

 

8/28/14 9 - 11:30 am N.C. Department of Revenue
450 West Hanes Mill Rd, Suite 202
Winston-Salem, NC 27105
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Keys to Success

 

Winston Salem

 

9/25/14 9 - 11:30 am N.C. Department of Revenue
450 West Hanes Mill Rd, Suite 202
Winston-Salem, NC 27105
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Keys to Success

 

Winston Salem

 

10/23/14 9 - 11:30 am N.C. Department of Revenue
450 West Hanes Mill Rd, Suite 202
Winston-Salem, NC 27105
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Keys to Success

 

Winston Salem

 

11/12/14 9 - 11:30 am N.C. Department of Revenue
450 West Hanes Mill Rd, Suite 202
Winston-Salem, NC 27105
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Keys to Success

 

Winston Salem

 

12/10/14 9 - 11:30 am N.C. Department of Revenue
450 West Hanes Mill Rd, Suite 202
Winston-Salem, NC 27105
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Nonprofit Claim for Refund

 

Creedmoor 9/9/14 2 pm - 4 pm Vance Granville Community College
South Campus
1547 South Campus Drive
Creedmoor, NC 27522
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Nonprofit Claim for Refund

 

Durham 12/8/14 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Durham Technical Community College
Small Business and Corporate Education Center
400 West Main Street, 3rd Floor
Durham, NC 27701
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Nonprofit Claim for Refund

Hickory 09/23/14 2:00 pm -
3:00 pm
Catawba Valley Community College
Corporate Development Center
2664 Highway 70, Room 120
Hickory, NC 28602
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Tax Implications

 

Clayton 10/28/14 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Johnston Community College
135 Bestwood Drive
Clayton, NC 27520
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Tax Implications

 

Clyde 10/7/14 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Haywood Community College
Small Business Center
Student Center Auditorium,
1500 Bldg.
185 Freedlander Drive
Clyde, NC 28721
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Tax Implications (Lunch-N-Learn*)

* Please provide your own lunch

Durham 11/6/14 11:30 am - 1:30 pm Durham Technical Community College Small Business and Corporate Education Center
400 West Main Street, 3rd Floor
Durham, NC 27701
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Tax Implications (Lunch-N-Learn*)

* Please provide your own lunch

Greenville 10/8/14 11:30 am - 1:00 pm Pitt Community College
3107 S. Memorial Drive
Greenville, NC 27835
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Tax Implications (Lunch-N-Learn*)

* Please provide your own lunch

Hillsborough 10/2/14 11:30 am - 1:30 pm Durham Technical Community College 525 College Park Road
Hillsborough, NC 27278
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