TROY to play host to tax workshops for new business owners June 20

Posted: Thursday, 13 June 2013

The Troy University Small Business Development Center will offer a session of the Alabama Department of Revenue's Tax Workshop for new business owners in the Troy area on June 20.

The free workshop, which will begin at 5:30 p.m., will be held at the Pike County Economic Development Corporation, located at 100 Industrial Boulevard in Troy.

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 Alabama's child labor law. In addition, an overview of Alabama's business tax electronic filing programs will be presented.

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 www.revenue.alabama.gov or call 334-242-2677.