Free Fair Offered For NorwalkSmall Business Owners

NR# 20-C
Date: May 31, 2002
Customer & Taxpayer Services Division

Free Fair Offered For Norwalk Small Business Owners

John Chiang, Chair, State Board of Equalization (BOE), announced today that several federal, state, and local government agencies will team up to offer a free, one-day tax fair to Norwalk area small businesses. Designed to be a one-stop source of business and tax information for small business owners, these fairs have been met with rave reviews. Business owners receive a wealth of information and are given the opportunity to talk to the experts. If you are a small business owner, you won't want to miss this fair.

Date: Friday, June 21, 2002
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Place:  Rio Hondo College
Campus Inn
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Registration for the small business fair will begin at 8:30 a.m. with opening remarks by Mr. Chiang at 9:00 a.m. The fair will include general information sessions, as well as workshops tailored to suit the needs of the small business owner.

Topics to be presented include:

  • Sales and Use Tax Preparation/Exemptions
  • Record Keeping
  • Bad Check Enforcement
  • Home-Based Businesses
  • State Income Tax and Small Business
  • Resources for Business Success
  • Know Your Rights: Problem Resolution
  • Business Property Taxes
  • Offers in Compromise

Representatives of the BOE, Employment Development Department, Franchise Tax Board, Internal Revenue Service, Small Business Development Center, 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 562-466-1539; or visit the BOE website at and click on Free Seminars under the "Featured Links" column on the right-hand side of the home page.