Small Business Tax Workshop and Business Owner's Responsibilities


Saturday, December 7, 2019
From 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM CST

Check-in: 10:00 AM 

Latecomers may be denied seating

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Parker Williams Branch Library
10851 Scarsdale Blvd.
Ste. 510 (SW Corner of Beam and Scarsdale)
Houston, TX 77089

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Bill Klingberg

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SCORE is an all-volunteer group with real-world business experience, dedicated to your success.

Our Mission: Help Small Businesses Succeed.
Our Mantra: We educate, counsel, mentor.

Founded in 1964, SCORE is a non-profit association and a Resource Partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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Many individuals and small business owners are unaware of their tax responsibilities. In fact, there are a lot of misconceptions:

  • My accountant is responsible for my business taxes
  • I do not need an EIN if my business is registered as a LLC
  • I can avoid paying taxes by hiring people as contractors
  • I can pay any salary to myself when my business is a sole proprietorship or if I am a general partner

The Workshop will cover:

  • Overview – Business Tax Structure
  • Calculating Taxes – different types; and who should pay them
  • Consequences of failing to file and pay taxes
  • Federal Business Tax Forms and whether to do it yourself or hire a tax expert
  • State Business Income Tax (Franchise Tax) – how to calculate it and report it
  • Payroll Taxes including:  Social Security, Medicare, Federal, State and Unemployment Taxes
  • Calculating Payroll Taxes – when to pay
  • Contract Employees vs. Employees – Tax differences
  • Sales Tax – a business owner’s responsibilities
  • New Tax Laws – Brief Overview – How they affect small businesses

Presenter: Dr. Mo Tehrani

 Dr. Tehrani is a partner with a public accountant firm. He is a   SCORE volunteer and Professor of Accounting with the HCCS   where he teaches various courses in accounting. 

 Mo is a serial entrepreneur; he started his first business in 1995   and has owned several businesses in real estate, pharmacy and   security systems.