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IRS

The ACA Stakeholder Webinar will provide basic instruction on IRC 36B (Premium Tax Credit), IRC 5000A (Individual Shared Responsibility), and IRC 45R (Small Business Health Care Tax Credit) to the practitioner community and industry organizations.

IRS

Online Payment Agreements, a brief update. Prerequisite for any payment alternative. Collection Information Statements: Your guide to the appropriate payment option. Selling or refinancing property when there's a tax lien.

IRS

Borrowing limits, repayment terms and more.

Census Bureau

This training addresses the following topics: Who is the U.S. Principle Party in Interest (USPPI)?; and What is a shipment and when you must file in the Automated Export System (AES)?

Census Bureau

This training addresses the following topics: A Tour of the Shipment Manager; Easily locate, manage and monitor EEI submitted through AESDirect; Quickly determine current EEI status with CBP; and Download export data to a spreadsheet.

SBA

In this webinar hosted by the SBA and Small Business Majority, you will learn what the Affordable Care Act (ACA) means for small businesses

SBA

Established in 1922, Allen Edmonds operates 32 retail stores in 17 states, and is among a small minority of companies continuing to produce the majority of their shoes domestically. Between 1979 and 1989, Allen Edmonds received SBA-guaranteed 7(a)...

SBA

Rescued from near bankruptcy, Gert Boyle took over operations of Columbia, started by her parents, and turned it into a $1 billion company. The business received an SBA-backed loan for $15,000 in 1970.

SBA

Among the largest African-American owned and operated media corporations in the United States, Radio One was started by Catherine L. Hughes in 1980. Radio One owns and/or operates 53 radio stations located in 16 urban markets in the United States....

SBA

Founded in 1964, Ruiz Foods is the top seller of frozen Mexican dishes in the United States. Under the brand names of El Monterey and Tornados, it produces nearly 200 frozen Mexican foods. Ruiz Foods co-founder Fred Ruiz benefitted from technical...

SBA

3 C's and a D - featuring SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet

IRS

This webinar covers the basics of the Internal Revenue Service card payment levies.

IRS

"Your Guide to an IRS Audit” takes the viewer through the steps of an audit, from notification to closing. The video series is composed of scenarios that demonstrate the stages of each type of audit; correspondence, office and field. The scenarios...

IRS

Audit Technique Guides explain industry-specific examination techniques and include common, as well as, unique industry issues, business practices and terminology. A great place for a small business owner to look who wants to do the right thing when...

IRS

Do you know what can happen if you don’t file your taxes or pay on time? You get interest and penalty charges. You can avoid them both by filing and paying on time.

IRS

Learn about the tax benefits available to you and how best to avoid common mistakes small business owners may make. IRS representatives will also be available for a question and answer session directly after the presentation.

IRS

Poor recordkeeping and a failure to recognize all items that constitute gross receipts, otherwise known as taxable business income, are two of the major pitfalls businesses need to be aware of. Small business owners also need to avoid common tax...

IRS

If a business pays a “non-employee”, such as an independent contractor $600 or more in a year, that business must file Form 1099 Miscellaneous, and may be required to backup withhold on the payments.

SBA

Learn from IRS experts about Backup Withholding for Form 1099-MISC, Miscellaneous Income.

IRS

This video give a short explanation of what constitutes business income and expenses, that good recordkeeping is key to help with balanced tax reporting and recommends resources on IRS.gov for more information.

SBA

From training programs to access to loans, learn about the various business resources available to veterans from the U.S. Small Business Administration in this short video.

IRS

Tax issues for self-employed persons, including reporting profit or loss, self-employment tax and completing Schedule C or C-EZ.

IRS

Find out what kinds of deductions are allowable for your home office and what’s not by watching this video.

SBA

This self-paced training provides an overview of the process of buying a business and provides resources to help you decide if buying a business is right for you. Topics include how and what to research, how to determine the value, and how to...

SBA

This training program has two key objectives: (1) provide a meaningful overview of the COC program, and (2) assist contracting officers and others to better understand and to more efficiently use the COC program.

IRS

Learn how to correctly report common tax items associated with owning a child or day care business.

IRS

Business owners have so many responsibilities that many decide they need help with their taxes. Some tax preparers have expertise in helping small business owner with their tax returns, but their credentials may vary.

IRS

If you are closing a business, or already have, here are a few reminders for small business owners about what you need to know and do regarding federal taxes.

SBA

What sets you apart from your competition? Learn how to get a competitive advantage with this course. Learn how to brand, study your competition, identify customers and their preferences, create pricing strategies and much more. Leverage the...

SBA

Learn how to recognize hazards and become familiar with OSHA standards and guidance information for construction employers and employees.

USPTO

These modules listed below cover all areas of intellectual property protection which include patents, copyrights, trademarks, geographical indications, enforcement and trade.

IRS

Learn about how Revenue Procedures 2015-27 and 2015-28 make it easier to correct elective deferrals failures; fix ongoing IRC 415 annual addition limit failures affecting some plans; recover over payments paid to plan participants; and fix some...

IRS

Learn about the correction programs available under the Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS); the Voluntary Closing Agreement Program (VCAP) for issues that cannot be addressed under EPCRS; common failures and approaches to addressing...

IRS

How to correct common mistakes in 401(k) plans using IRS EPCRS.

SBA

This presentation is about the growing problem of counterfeit parts in federal procurement. Specifically, it is about preventing the acquisition of counterfeit parts in government contracting.

IRS

Learn about defining “Date of Termination"; reversions – what needs to be done; funding requirements – satisfied as of the date of termination; Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PGBC) issues; Notice of Intent to Terminate the Plan – what is...

IRS

Learn about recent legislation; an overview of recent and pending IRS/Treasury guidance; current developments in determination letter processing and Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS) cases; and common issues arising in examinations...

IRS

Depreciation is an income tax deduction that allows a taxpayer to recover the cost or other basis of certain property. This video will help Individual taxpayers and small business owners to properly claim this tax deduction.

IRS

Tax reporting tips for Direct Sellers.

IRS

The IRS offers video presentations on disaster assistance. This presentation discusses how to deduct losses from a disaster.

GSA

The new Doing Business With GSA Video Series gives small businesses the opportunity to learn more about doing business with the federal government on their schedule.

GSA

In this three-part session (1 of 3) on “Doing Business with GSA”, Marketing Tips for Small Business, we will Identify the customer, analyze the current and future needs, determine how to choose the right tools, discuss solution oriented proposals,...

GSA

In this three-part session (2 of 3) on “Doing Business with GSA”, Marketing Tips for Small Business, we will Identify the customer, analyze the current and future needs, determine how to choose the right tools, discuss solution oriented proposals,...

GSA

In this three-part session (3 of 3) on “Doing Business with GSA” , Marketing Tips for Small Business, we will Identify the customer, analyze the current and future needs, determine how to choose the right tools, discuss solution oriented proposals,...

GSA

In this two-part session (1 of 2) on “Doing Business with GSA”, you will learn about options to partnering with GSA, review steps to successful partnering relationships, learn how to locate new opportunities, access tools for success, and obtain...

GSA

In this two-part session (2 of 2) on “Doing Business with GSA”, you will learn about options to partnering with GSA, review steps to successful partnering relationships, learn how to locate new opportunities, access tools for success, and obtain...

GSA

In this session on “Doing Business with GSA”, "Responding to Sustainable Acquisition Requirements" we will define Sustainability, discuss GSA drivers and goals, learn about current green requirements, learn how small businesses can be the solution,...

IRS

Learn about low-cost retirement plans; low-maintenance alternatives to traditional 401(k)s; points to consider in choosing a plan for your business; and resources for setting up and operating your plan, and avoiding plan mistakes.

IRS

Employee or Independent Contractor?

IRS

Learn about Examination program priorities for the new fiscal year; Form 5500 Series return errors and how to avoid them; recurring errors found in 401(k), 403(b), large case, and multi-employer plans; hot topics and issues in Employee Plans today;...

IRS

Discussed Revenue Procedure 2013-12 and the various changes to the IRS correction programs.

IRS

Learn about who we are and what we do; why a compliance check is different from an audit; how to respond to a compliance check letter; and what we’ve done – accomplishments and results.

IRS

Learn about processing changes for determination letters; new pre-approved plans (ESOPs and cash balance); Form 5500 Permanent Late Filer program; and other updates.

IRS

A big advantage to operating your own business is the ability to hire family members. The rules vary, depending on the family relationship and the business entity type such as sole proprietorship, partnership, etc.

IRS

Communicating updated ESOP information.

SBA

The values and culture of your company have a direct effect on your employees, customers and ultimately your bottom line. What are you doing to establish, cultivate and grow this precious commodity? This course will introduce you to the processes of...

Census Bureau

Here's what you need to accurately and easily complete key shipping information, comply with the law and take advantage of the duty-free benefits of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Watch the videos in sequence or go directly to the...

SBA

This short video describes SBA’s Export Express Program, a loan program designed to help small businesses achieve exporting success.

Census Bureau

This training addresses the following topics: Increase Global Sales; Find Emerging Markets for your Products; and Monitor Foreign Competition.

Census Bureau

This training addresses the following topics: What is a Harmonized Code?; and How to find a Schedule B Classification number?

Census Bureau

This training addresses the following topics: Employee Identification Number (EIN); How to Obtain an EIN; and Confidential Information.

Census Bureau

This training addresses the following topics: Shipping to Embargoed Countries; Shipping to Sanctioned Countries; Special controls; and Office of Foreign Assets and Control (OFAC).

Census Bureau

This training addresses the following topics: Does my product have an ECCN?; Where do I find my ECCN?; What is the ECCN used for?; and What does EAR99 mean?

Census Bureau

This training addresses the following topics: Screening Your Transactions; No License Required (NLR) Rules; Lists to Check Before Exporting; and Red Flags.

Census Bureau

This training addresses the following topics: What is a Free Trade Zone?; Types of Foreign Trade Zones; Foreign Trade Zone Reporting Requirements; and Foreign Trade Zone Filing Benefits.

Census Bureau

Duties and taxes are fees imposed on goods shipped from one country to another. It's the responsibility of the shipper to calculate them and for the buyer to pay them. This video introduces you to online tools for calculating these fees for more...

Census Bureau

This training addresses the following topics: Industry and product commodity classification; Identify top markets; Analyze time series data; Obtain values and growth rates; and Other advanced report options.

Census Bureau

This training addresses the following topics: Where do I find the Commerce Control list?; Do I need a license to export my goods?; How to Reference the ECCN; and Designation of EAR99.

Census Bureau

This training addresses the following topics: Pro Forma Invoice; Help you Ship Economically; Help you Ship Safely; Ship in Compliance with U.S. export laws; and International Transportation Department.

Census Bureau

This training addresses the following topics: Letter of Credit; Commercial Invoice; Processing the Bill of Lading; and Finding a Freight Forwarder.

IRS

Benefits of the Fast Track Settlement program.

Census Bureau

A tour of the AESDirect website and how to use the special features of the system to make Electronic Export Information (EEI) filing process easier. AESDirect is accessible by going to www.aesdirect.gov.

SBA

This self-paced training exercise is an introduction to financing options for your business. Topics include: determining your financial needs, loans, grants, venture capital, angel investors, crowd funding and other financial options available to...

SBA

This self-paced training exercise provides an introduction to finding and attracting investors. Topics include determining the need for outside financing, defining what an investor is and where to find them, explaining the investment process and...

IRS

Learn about correcting errors found during an Employee Plans examination through an Audit Closing Agreement (Audit CAP).

IRS

Five common errors when filing Form 5500 and Form 5558.

Census Bureau

This training addresses the following topics: Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Tariff Tool; Tariff Rates; Staging Basket; Base Rates; and Research potential new markets.

SBA

Fuego Mundo creates a unique dining experience by bringing the flavors, spices, and culture of South America to Sandy Springs, GA. The restaurant uses social media to request feedback from its customers for improvement. Even its name was decided on...

IRS

This brief video explains the reduction in the FUTA credit rate for employers in states that have outstanding loans to the Federal Unemployment Trust Fund.

IRS

The presentation will provide helpful information that assists employers in meeting their employment tax responsibilities. The prominent employment tax topics being covered are based on comments often receive from the public. Those issues are:...

USPTO

These modules listed below cover all areas of intellectual property protection which include patents, copyrights, trademarks, geographical indications, enforcement and trade.

Census Bureau

Easily manage your export reporting by learning the do’s and don’ts of the Automated Export System. Learn more about the benefits of templates, profiles and the shipment manager.

Census Bureau

Learn about services for the export of food or agricultural products. You can take advantage of customized export assistance, cost-share export promotions, training, and trade missions.

Census Bureau

Are you ready to meet foreign buyers? Learn more about trade counseling, business matchmaking, and trade events to help you connect with interested buyers abroad.

Census Bureau

Find out where your products can excel overseas. These detailed and timely trade statistics provide you with information to find international markets for your product.

Census Bureau

Develop an export business plan to expand your business abroad. Learn about customized counseling, technical assistance and training offered by the Small Business Administration.

Census Bureau

Are you ready to export and are looking for financing? Learn about government-guaranteed loan programs and direct loan programs to help with translating your product literature, participating in foreign trade shows, and funding your export orders.

Census Bureau

Need more financing options? Learn about working capital programs, lines of credit, credit insurance and much more.

Census Bureau

Save time and money by learning the rules and responsibilities for all parties involved in an export transaction. Learn more to avoid common mistakes by making the right decisions regarding your export shipments from day one.

CENSUS Bureau

An essential part of exporting is determining which U.S. export regulation applies to you. When a freight forwarder or delivery service can point you in the right direction, you are ultimately responsible. This is your opportunity to learn directly...

Census Bureau

Learn about the fundamentals of exporting the government assistance available to you at export.gov.

IRS

Whether you are an individual taxpayer or a business owner, you can avoid headaches at tax time by keeping good records during the year.

SBA

You have started your business and now you think you are ready to grow. How do you really know if you and your company are ready for the next step? This course will help you determine if a growth opportunity is right for you.

GSA

GSA Schedules Utilization of Small Business Webinar

IRS

Learn about changes you must make to your plan (Notice 2015-84); if your plan can apply for determination letter during the third cycle A; and IRS resources to help you amend your plan.

IRS

Learn about who may submit during the second Cycle E; what you must include with your application; how we will process your application; what are the new reference lists; what changes you must make to your plan (Notice 2014-77 - 2014 Cumulative List...

IRS

Learn about tax benefits for employers who hire previously unemployed workers in their trade or business.

IRS

This workshop helps small business owner understand their tax obligations when hiring people who are not U.S. citizens. At the end of this lesson, small business owners should be able to: Verify the employee’s identity and status with proper...

SBA

Find out from IRS experts which expenses are deductible, and which are not, in a home office.

IRS

Find out what kinds of deductions are allowable for your home office and what’s not by watching this video.

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