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July 3, 2008

LSBDC at ULM to offer “Employment Taxes” workshop July 22

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center at the University of Louisiana at Monroe will present a free "Employment Taxes" workshop Tuesday, July 22, from 6 - 8 p.m. in the ULM Administration Building, room 2-52.

The workshop presents an overview of a person’s responsibility to report payroll taxes for workers employed in his/her business. It will include the following information: Federal Employment Tax Responsibilities, Employee vs. Independent Contractor, Payroll Records and Withholding Taxes, Depositing and Reporting Employment Taxes, Employer’s Annual Federal Tax Forms 940, 941, 945, Trust Fund, Failure to Deposit, Other Penalties and Interest Collection Process, and Information Reporting – Forms W-2/W-3, 1099 MISC, 1096.

Enrolled Agent Gina Jones and Tim Thomason of the Louisiana Department of Labor will be the speakers.

Preregistration is encouraged for the workshops. Please call: (318) 342-1224 or register online at

About the Louisiana Small Business Development Center:

The LSBDC at ULM is proud to salute the entrepreneurs who drive this country's economy. Small businesses create most of America's net new jobs, bringing dynamic ideas, innovative services, and new products to the marketplace.

The LSBDC at ULM provides quality, no-fee, confidential, one-on-one counseling services to potential and existing business owners; provides no-fee management and technical assistance services by appointment; conducts workshops and seminars to help small business people become better managers and to keep them informed about current events and changing trends in today's business world; and maintains a resource library which includes statistical data, census figures, SBA publications, and a variety of other information.

The ULM branch is part of the Louisiana Small Business Development Center, a nationally accredited, award-winning network of nine centers statewide dedicated to helping small businesses start, grow and expand. LSBDC offers free confidential, individual consulting, low-cost training, and other specialized services.

Please call: (318) 342-1224 for more information.

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