UHV SBDC workshop to help business owners handle federal taxes

The University of Houston-Victoria Small Business Development Center is bringing back a workshop designed to help small business owners navigate the complicated process of paying federal taxes.

Joe Humphreys

“Tax season is often confusing and frustrating for individuals, let alone small business owners,” UHV SBDC Director Joe Humphreys said. “We want to help Crossroads entrepreneurs get through tax season as painlessly as possible. This training will point them in the right direction.”

David Plemons

The Small Business Administration Small Business Tax Workshop will be from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 8 in UHV University North, Room 110A, 3007 N. Ben Wilson St. It is free and open to any small business owner or staff member. Registration closes Monday.

The presenter will be David Plemons, a Certified Public Accountant in San Antonio. He will provide information about federal taxes for small businesses and home-based tax breaks. He will offer a clear, simple explanation of the information small business owners need to process paperwork and file information correctly, Humphreys said.

To register for the workshop, contact the UHV SBDC at 361-485-4485 or email

The UHV SBDC is part of a nationwide small business assistance program serving the small business community in partnership with federal, state and local governments. The center offers business advising, training and technical assistance to existing and start-up businesses in an 11-county area.

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region since 1973 in Victoria, Texas, offers courses leading to more than 80 academic programs in the schools of Arts & Sciences; Business Administration; and Education, Health Professions & Human Development. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus, as well as an instructional site in Katy, Texas, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. UHV supports the American Association of State Colleges and Universities Opportunities for All initiative to increase awareness about state colleges and universities and the important role they have in providing a high-quality and accessible education to an increasingly diverse student population, as well as contributing to regional and state economic development.