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This class is cancelled due to the restrictions on community gatherings, part of Orders adopted by Austin Mayor Steve Adler and Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt, take effect 12 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, and will continue until at least May 1, 2020.

The Small Business Program is making our online classes available without charge to help support small businesses. Find full list of online classes and register.

 

Learn the basics before you hire that first employee or independent contractor including what records you need to have thereafter. Topics covered include Independent contract vs. Employee; recordkeeping requirements; overtime wages; taxable and non-taxable fringe benefits. 

This class is taught by a University of Texas Instructor and counts toward the 6-course requirement needed to earn your Business Skills Certification.

NOTE: This class does not include interviewing techniques or the hiring process which are covered in the Interviews and Hiring Employees class.

 

City of Austin Small Business Program