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SBA National Ombudsman Meets with Small Businesses in Missouri and Pennsylvania To Discuss Regulatory Issues

Tue, 2014-05-27 15:47

NOTE: This blog is by Brian Castro, SBA National Ombudsman
In May, the Office of the National Ombudsman joined SBA’s District Offices in celebrating our nation’s small business owners through a series of outreach events in Regions III and VII. 

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SBA National Ombudsman Meets with Small Businesses in Missouri and Pennsylvania To Discuss Regulatory Issues

Tue, 2014-05-27 15:47

NOTE: This blog is by Brian Castro, SBA National Ombudsman
In May, the Office of the National Ombudsman joined SBA’s District Offices in celebrating our nation’s small business owners through a series of outreach events in Regions III and VII. 

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Recapping National Small Business Week 2014

Fri, 2014-05-23 12:08

The U.S. Small Business Administration, along with President Obama, federal agencies, and private partners recognized National Small Business Week, May 12-16. During this time the true engines of the U.S. economy were celebrated: small businesses.
With five eventful days of panel discussions, webinars, and networking opportunities, National Small Business Week (NSBW) kicked off at Twitter’s headquarters in San Francisco and ended with awards ceremonies honoring the accomplishments of state and national small businesses in Washington, DC.

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Recapping National Small Business Week 2014

Fri, 2014-05-23 12:08

The U.S. Small Business Administration, along with President Obama, federal agencies, and private partners recognized National Small Business Week, May 12-16. During this time the true engines of the U.S. economy were celebrated: small businesses.
With five eventful days of panel discussions, webinars, and networking opportunities, National Small Business Week (NSBW) kicked off at Twitter’s headquarters in San Francisco and ended with awards ceremonies honoring the accomplishments of state and national small businesses in Washington, DC.

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Recapping National Small Business Week 2014

Fri, 2014-05-23 12:08

The U.S. Small Business Administration, along with President Obama, federal agencies, and private partners recognized National Small Business Week, May 12-16. During this time the true engines of the U.S. economy were celebrated: small businesses.
With five eventful days of panel discussions, webinars, and networking opportunities, National Small Business Week (NSBW) kicked off at Twitter’s headquarters in San Francisco and ended with awards ceremonies honoring the accomplishments of state and national small businesses in Washington, DC.

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V-WISE Invites Female Veterans and Military Spouses to Pursue Their Dreams of Entrepreneurship

Thu, 2014-05-22 11:54

Next month Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (V-WISE) will host 200 female veterans and military spouses at a three-day conference to realize their goals of business ownership through education and training.  The event, V-WISE’s 10th annual conference, will be hosted by the Institute for Veteran and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University June 13-15 in New York City with support from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).  

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V-WISE Invites Female Veterans and Military Spouses to Pursue Their Dreams of Entrepreneurship

Thu, 2014-05-22 11:54

Next month Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (V-WISE) will host 200 female veterans and military spouses at a three-day conference to realize their goals of business ownership through education and training.  The event, V-WISE’s 10th annual conference, will be hosted by the Institute for Veteran and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University June 13-15 in New York City with support from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).  

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5 Traps in Paying Estimated Taxes

Thu, 2014-05-22 08:04

Having business income but being unable to cover anticipated taxes on the income through wage withholding means you’ll have to pay estimated taxes. You’ll have to project what you think you’ll owe for the year and then pay them in four installments to the government. If you underpay, you can be subject to penalties. If you overpay, you’ll effectively have made an interest-free loan to Uncle Sam and will have to file your return after the close of the year to recoup the excess tax payments.

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5 Traps in Paying Estimated Taxes

Thu, 2014-05-22 08:04

Having business income but being unable to cover anticipated taxes on the income through wage withholding means you’ll have to pay estimated taxes. You’ll have to project what you think you’ll owe for the year and then pay them in four installments to the government. If you underpay, you can be subject to penalties. If you overpay, you’ll effectively have made an interest-free loan to Uncle Sam and will have to file your return after the close of the year to recoup the excess tax payments.

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Which Unsecured Business Lines of Credit are Best for Your Business?

Wed, 2014-05-21 10:53

Whether you’ve been in business for a couple of weeks or five years, access to cash is a crucial element of survival for a business. When the going gets tough, a business can fail unless it has access to cash on demand.

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