Business Tax Seminars & Workshops

Thank you for your interest in attending one of the North Carolina Department of Revenue’s FREE Business Tax Seminars or Workshops. The Department conducts seminars/workshops focused on proactively informing participants of their State tax responsibilities. Find the seminar/workshop(s) that best fits your needs and register today!

Current Seminars & Workshops Offered:

  • Business Tax Essentials (2 hours) In this seminar, the instructor will cover basic requirements to help North Carolina businesses understand the laws and obligations necessary to be a tax compliant business. Participants learn about filing and administrative requirements, the basics of NC sales & use tax law, the basics of NC withholding tax law, step by step directions for completing sales tax and withholding returns, and directions for filing and paying online. Different agencies may be present during the Business Tax Essentials Seminars to deliver additional information including: the Secretary of State, Industrial Commission, Employment Security or Business Link North Carolina.
  • Business Tax Workshop (2.5 hours) This workshop is an extended version of the Business Tax Essentials Seminar (see above description) where participants will receive a hands-on experience practicing filing sample tax returns. Participants will become familiar with NC Tax Laws that are pertinent to businesses.  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 including covering sales and use tax basics, registering for an account, and learning about the most common types of sales and use taxes collected. In addition, participants will receive hands-on help preparing sales and use tax returns.
    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) Participants in this workshop will learn about the basics of state withholding taxes, how to register for an account and how to fill out a return. The workshop will include a discussion about when withholding is required for certain 1099 recipients. By the end of this workshop, the employer will gain a better understanding of state withholding tax requirements when hiring a new employee.
  • 2018 Motor Carrier Seminars (7.5 hours) In this seminar, the N.C. Department of Revenue will partner with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Internal Revenue Service, Division of Motor Vehicles, and N.C. State Highway Patrol to present Motor Carrier seminars across the state during the month of July.  The seminar will help participants better understand their Motor Carrier requirements and obligations to be a compliant Motor Carrier. Register here.
  • Nonprofit Claim for Refund Workshop (2 hours) The NC Department of Revenue will host a workshop for certain nonprofits that qualify for a refund of sales & use taxes paid (reference G.S. 105-164.14(b) for more information about this tax law).  This hands-on workshop is intended to help nonprofits better understand the proper procedure for requesting a sales and use tax refund.  The workshop will focus on the process for completing the Nonprofit and Governmental Entity Claim for Refund of State and County Sales and Use Taxes.  The workshop will also discuss 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
Beaufort County Community College 08/01/2018 - 2:00p.m. to 4:00p.m. 5337 Hwy 264 E.
Washington, NC 27889
Business Tax Essentials Register Here
Nash Community College 08/09/2018 - 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. 522 N. Old Carriage Road Room 8255
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
Business Tax Essentials Register Here
The Women's Business Center of Charlotte 08/21/2018 - 2:00p.m. to 4:00p.m. 9115 Harris Corners Parkway Suite 125
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
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
Carteret Community College 10/09/2018 - 10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m. 3505 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
Business Tax Essentials Register Here
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
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
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