Business Tax Seminars & Workshops

The Department conducts FREE seminars/workshops to proactively inform participants of their State tax responsibilities. Find the seminar/workshop(s) listed below that best fits your needs and register today!

Current Seminars & Workshops Offered:

  • Business Tax Essentials (2 hours) This seminar 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. Agencies such as the  Secretary of State, Industrial Commission, Employment Security or Business Link NC may be present at dates noted below to deliver additional information.
  • Business Tax Workshop (2.5 hours) This workshop will familiarize participants with NC Tax Laws that are pertinent to businesses. Participants will receive a hands-on experience practicing filing sample tax returns in addition to receiving all information from the Business Tax Essentials Seminar (see above). For more detailed information, watch the Business Tax Workshop Video.
  • Sales and Use Tax Workshop (2 hours) This workshop will help participants better understand their sales and use tax obligations. Participants will receive a 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. If you have questions regarding this tax law change, please call our toll free number 1-877-252-3052.
  • Withholding 101 Workshop (2 hours) This workshop will give participants a better undestanding 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. 
  • Nonprofit Claim for Refund Workshop (2 hours) This workshop will help qualifying nonprofits better understand the proper procedure for requesting a sales and use tax refund (reference G.S. 105-164.14(b) for more information about this tax law).  Participants will focus on the process for completing the Nonprofit and Governmental Entity Claim for Refund of State and County Sales and Use Taxes in addition to discussing sales and use tax due on admission charges to charitable events.  

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Business Tax Essentials
Location Date and Time Street address Bldg, Room, Floor City/State/Zip
The Women's Business Center of Charlotte 08/21/2018 - 2:00p.m. to 4:00p.m. 9300 Harris Corners Parkway Suite 440 (4th Floor)
Charlotte, NC 28269
Business Tax Essentials Register Here
Johnston Community College 08/23/2018 - 2:00p.m. to 4:00p.m. 135 Bestwood Drive
Clayton, NC 27520
Business Tax Essentials Register Here
Wake Tech Small Business Center 08/30/2018 - 11:00a.m. to 1:00p.m. 3434 Kildaire Farm Road Room 118
Cary, NC 27518
Business Tax Essentials Register Here
Brunswick Community College 09/05/2018 - 5:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. 50 College Rd
Bolivia, NC 28422
Business Tax Essentials Register Here
Craven Community College 09/18/2018 - 3:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. 800 College Court
New Bern, NC 28562
Business Tax Essentials Register Here
Edgecombe Community College 09/20/2018 - 10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m. 2009 W. Wilson Street
Tarboro, NC 27886
Business Tax Essentials Register Here
Martin Community College 09/27/2018 - 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. 1161 Kehukee Park Road Building 4, Room 19
Williamston, NC 27892
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Carteret Community College 10/09/2018 - 10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m. 3505 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
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Halifax Community College 10/18/2018 - 5:00p.m. to 7:00p.m. 100 College Drive HCC Small Business Center
Weldon, NC 27890
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Carteret Community College 12/04/2018 - 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. 3505 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
Business Tax Essentials Register Here
Wilson Community College 12/06/2018 - 6:00p.m. to 8:30p.m. 902 Herring Avenue
Wilson, NC 27893
Business Tax Essentials Register Here
Nonprofit Claim for Refund Workshop
Location Date and Time Street address Bldg, Room, Floor City/State/Zip
Carteret Community College 08/21/2018 - 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. 3505 Arendell St
Morehead City, NC 28557
Nonprofit Claim for Refund Workshop Register Here
Sales and Use Tax Workshop
Location Date and Time Street address Bldg, Room, Floor City/State/Zip
Johnston Community College 08/30/2018 - 2:00p.m. to 4:00p.m. 135 Bestwood Drive
Clayton, NC 27520
Sales and Use Tax Workshop Register Here
Catawba Valley Community College 09/05/2018 - 9:00a.m. to 11:00a.m. 2664 Highway 70 SE Corporate Development Center
Hickory, NC 28602
Sales and Use Tax Workshop Register Here
Wake Tech Small Business Center 09/13/2018 - 11:00a.m. to 1:00p.m. 3434 Kildaire Farm Road Room 118
Cary, NC 27518
Sales and Use Tax Workshop Register Here
Central Carolina Community College 09/13/2018 - 5:30p.m. to 7:30p.m. 600 S. Magnolia Avenue Triangle South Enterprise Center
Dunn, NC 28334
Sales and Use Tax Workshop Register Here
Nash Community College 10/16/2018 - 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. 522 N. Old Carriage Road Room 8255
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
Sales and Use Tax Workshop Register Here
Wilson Community College 10/18/2018 - 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. 902 Herring Avenue
Wilson, NC 27893
Sales and Use Tax Workshop Register Here
Martin Community College 10/23/2018 - 11:00a.m. to 1:00p.m. 1161 Kehukee Park Road Building 4, Room 19
Williamston, NC 27892
Sales and Use Tax Workshop Register Here
Business Tax Workshop
Location Date and Time Street address Bldg, Room, Floor City/State/Zip
NC Department of Revenue 09/12/2018 - 9:00a.m. to 11:30a.m. 1500 Pinecroft Road The Asheville Building, Suite 300
Greensboro, NC 27407
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NC Department of Revenue 09/13/2018 - 9:00a.m. to 11:30a.m. 450 West Hanes Mill Rd. Suite 202
Winston-Salem, NC 27105
Business Tax Workshop Register Here
NC Department of Revenue 09/19/2018 - 9:00a.m. to 11:30a.m. 3401 Village Drive Suite 300
Fayetteville, NC 28304
Business Tax Workshop Register Here
NC Department of Revenue 09/19/2018 - 9:00a.m. to 11:30a.m. 800 Alliance Court
Asheville, NC 28806
Business Tax Workshop Register Here
NC Department of Revenue 09/19/2018 - 9:00a.m. to 11:30a.m. 3340 Jaeckle Drive Suite 202
Wilmington, NC 28403
Business Tax Workshop Register Here
NC Department of Revenue 09/19/2018 - 9:00a.m. to 11:30a.m. 1870 West City Drive
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
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NC Department of Revenue 09/19/2018 - 9:00a.m. to 11:30a.m. 3518 Westgate Drive Suite 150
Durham, NC 27707
Business Tax Workshop Register Here
NC Department of Revenue 09/20/2018 - 9:00a.m. to 11:30a.m. 1985 Tate Blvd. SE Suite 362
Hickory, NC 28602
Business Tax Workshop Register Here
NC Department of Revenue 09/20/2018 - 9:00a.m. to 11:30a.m. 301 McCullough Drive Suite 300
Charlotte, NC 28262
Business Tax Workshop Register Here
NC Department of Revenue 09/26/2018 - 9:00a.m. to 11:30a.m. 793 Country Club Road Suite 100
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
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NC Department of Revenue 09/27/2018 - 9:00a.m. to 11:30a.m. 4701 Atlantic Avenue Suite 118
Raleigh, NC 27604
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Withholding Tax Workshop
Location Date and Time Street address Bldg, Room, Floor City/State/Zip
Brunswick Community College 11/01/2018 - 4:00p.m. to 6:00p.m. 2045 Enterprise Blvd
Leland, NC 28451
Withholding Tax Workshop Register Here