Dept. of Revenue wants to help those looking to start their own business

      The Alabama Department of Revenue will offer a "New Business Workshop" to people looking to start their own business.

      Several "New Business Workshops" will be held in December.

      • Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 3:00pm and 5:30pm at the Elliot Community Center in Gadsden.{} The address to that location is 2827 West Meighan Boulevard.
      • Monday, December 10, 2012 at 3:00pm and 6:00pm 2nd floor of the Tuscaloosa Public Library, Main Branch.{} The address to that location is 1801 Jack Warner Parkway.

      The free workshop will cover a variety of state tax information topics, including employer withholding taxes, state and local sales taxes, property taxes, business licensing requirements, and Alabama's child labor law.{} An overview of Alabama's business tax electronic filing programs will also be presented.

      For more information concerning the Gadsden area New Business Workshop, visit the department's Web site at