TROY to play host to tax workshops for new business owners Dec. 6

Posted: Monday, 26 November 2012

DOTHAN — The Troy University Small Business Development Center will offer two sessions of the Alabama Department of Revenue’s Tax Workshop for new business owners in the Dothan area on Dec. 6. The free workshops, which are scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m., will be held in Adams Hall room 206 on TROY’s Dothan Campus. Presented by the Office of Taxpayer Advocacy, the workshops will present information on a variety of state tax and business topics, including employer withholding taxes, state and local sales taxes, property taxes, business licensing requirements and recent changes in Alabama’s child labor law. The Office of Taxpayer Advocacy has been established to provide an avenue of relief, to identify systemic problems, and to offer suggestions for improvement in procedures, according to the organization’s website. It is a way to reinforce the Alabama Department of Revenue’s commitment to equitable and fair treatment. For more information concerning the workshop, visit the department’s website at http://revenue.alabama.gov or call 334-242-2677