The Small Business Tax Expo is your chance to learn about federal and state taxes including payroll, unemployment compensation and sales taxes. Created for you by Wisconsin Small Business Development Centers, WI Department of Revenue, Wisconsin Institute of CPAs and Internal Revenue Service, you will learn about the following:

The morning session agenda includes:

  • Introduction to Payroll Taxes
  • Basic Tax Topics, such as:
  • "Employee" vs "Independent Contractor" status
  • How to do quarterly income tax estimates
  • How to use withholding tables
  • Deposit requirements and how to make deposits
  • Tax returns to file
  • Workers compensation
  • Choosing a form of business, pros and cons of legal business entities:
  • Partnerships and LLC/LLP
  • Sole Proprietorship
  • S-Corp or C-Corp

The afternoon breakout sessions discuss details based on your choice of business entity. The breakout sessions are taught by Partners with Porter & Sack, CPAs, S.C. and accountants.

Additional topics include:

  • deductions to reduce your taxes
  • depreciation
  • home business
  • business use of a car, and more
  • tax forms you must file
  • record keeping requirements


Start Up Business Solutions

  • Location: Grainger Hall, UW-Madison
  • Schedule: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Dates:
    Wednesday, January 20, 2016   Click to register on line 
    or Call to register at 608-262-3909 
  • Fee: $95 (Includes materials and refreshments. Lunch is on your own)


Cancellation policy: If you cancel before the program begins, there is a $10 cancellation fee. If you cancel after the program begins you will be charged for the full program fee. To cancel, call registration at 608-262-3909.


If there is inclement weather, please call 608-263-2221 for a recorded message after 6:30 am for day classes or after 3:30 pm for night classes.