Federal Taxes and Your Employees | Houston Center SBDC

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Houston Center SBDC, 1455 West Loop South, Suite 900, Houston, Texas 77027

Registration is no longer available.

Join us and hear directly from the IRS what your responsibilities are when you have employees and or independent contractors. Managing payroll and the withholding of taxes will also be discussed. The last hour of the class will be dedicated to answering your tax questions.


  • Rules for the classification of independent contractors
  • Federal tax obligations when hiring employees and independent contractors
  • Managing payroll and withholding
  • Outsourcing the withholding of federal taxes
  • Identifying wages subject to employment taxes
  • Accountable plans versus non-accountable plans
  • Calculating your payroll taxes using the appropriate method
  • Federal unemployment taxes

This session is intended for business owners and their managers who have employees and want to know how to manage their federal payroll tax responsibilities.


Sheba D. Gonzalez, Stakeholder Liaison, Internal Revenue Service

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Please Note:

Each person attending an event must have their own account. Multiple people may not register under one account.

The SBDC reserves the right to cancel a class for insufficient enrollment, weather emergencies, and other unforeseen circumstances. Should a cancellation occur, we will use the email you provided to contact you.

Preregistration is highly recommended. If an event is canceled or postponed and you have not preregistered, we will not be able to contact you.

If you choose to register at the door, you will need your mobile device to complete your registration otherwise you will not be allowed to attend.

Satisfactory meeting room temperatures are difficult to maintain. Always bring a sweater or jacket to ensure comfort.

No children under the age of 16 are allowed in the workshop.

Only service animals allowed - If you need to bring a service animal with you to a workshop please contact us ahead of time.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the Houston Center SBDC at (713) 752-8488 for accommodations, or if you have questions about this class.


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