Riverside Small Business Tax Day - News Release - 2002

NR# 6-P
Date: February 20, 2002
Customer & Taxpayer Services Division

Riverside Small Business Tax Day

Claude Parrish, Member, State Board of Equalization (BOE), announced that over 14 government taxing authorities will team up on Thursday, April 11, 2002, at Riverside Convention Center to offer a one-day, free tax seminar to Riverside County businesses. Designed to be a one-stop source of business and tax information for small business owners, these events have been met with great reviews. If you are a small business owner, you won't want to miss this event! You will receive a wealth of information and be given an opportunity to talk to the experts.

Date: Thursday, April 11, 2002
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Place:  Riverside Convention Center
3443 Orange Street, Riverside, CA 92501

Registration for the small business tax day will begin at 8:00 a.m. with opening remarks by Mr. Parrish at 8:30 a.m. The seminar will include general information sessions, as well as specific workshops tailored to suit the needs of business owners. There will be eight workshops offered in Spanish.

Some of the topics to be covered include:

  • Sales and Use Tax Preparation
  • Employee vs. Independent Contractor
  • IRS Employment Taxes
  • The Effect of Self Employment on Your Social Security Benefits
  • State Income Taxes and Small Business

Representatives from the BOE, Employment Development Department, Franchise Tax Board, Internal Revenue Service, and Small Business Administration, as well as other local, state, and federal agencies, will be present to answer taxpayer questions.

For more information or to obtain a brochure, please call 909-680-6705; or, visit the BOE website at www.boe.ca.gov and click on Free Seminars under the "Featured Links" column on the right-hand side of the home page.