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Taxes In Texas


Wednesday December 9, 2020
From 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT

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This seminar will cover local, state and federal taxes in Texas. 

  • How does registering your business in the state of Texas determines the types of taxes you pay?
  • What is a Franchise Tax and how do you calculate them?
  • What is your business responsibility for Sales Tax?
    • State of Texas sales tax
    • Local sales tax
    • Internet sales tax and responsibility of businesses for collecting sales tax for states other than Texas
    • Can a foreign business (non-Texas registered) operate in Texas?
    • What are the differences between an employee and a contract labor?    
      • Can a business owner pay himself/herself salary or wages?
      • What are payroll tax liabilities?
      • How to differentiate between a contract employee and an employee?
      • Who is responsible for payroll taxes - Employee or employer?
      • What is state unemployment tax and where to pay it?
      • What do I need in an audit?


 Presented by: Mo Jalilian

Mo Jalilian, or Mo to his friends and fellow mentors, holds advanced degrees in medical and business fields, and is a CPA.  In semi-retirement he continues to be a serial entrepreneur running real estate, security services and pharmacy businesses.  He had a long career in teaching medical and business subjects in London, UK, and Houston.   He has volunteered in BCM Credit Union on their Board of Directors, in HCC Center for Entrepreneurship and SCORE where he served as its President.  Today Mo mostly presents workshops and lectures for SCORE, as is the case today with his presentation on Taxes In Texas.