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SBA

This course introduces young entrepreneurs to the basics of creating and financing a successful business. You will learn to evaluate your ideas, choose the best financing options and legally register your business. The course will point you to the...

IRS

Explain how to properly classify workers as employees or independent contractors and related topics and to go over the Voluntary Classification Settlement Program.

SBA

This course, for contracting officers, is about increasing contract opportunities for women owned small businesses.

SBA

Small businesses looking to grow should look beyond the U.S. borders to find new customers. Learn about government resources to help you begin or expand exporting.

SBA

Learn from IRS experts what qualifies as business income.

SBA

This training module provides an overview of the key contracting programs that support Veteran owned small businesses. Specifically, it describes, explains and outlines the differences between the Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business...

SBA

Learn about the IRS Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS) that helps small business easily pay taxes online.

Census Bureau

In this webinar, the presenter uses a grant scenario to show users how to access population, housing, economic and geographic data from American FactFinder using the Guided and Advanced Search.

SBA

Knowing your customer is a vital part of effectively selling your product or service. This course will introduce you to tools and resources that will help you understand your customer and increase sales.

SBA

Business Guide for tribal enterprises regarding the 8(a) Business Development Program.

IRS

This webinar helps employers and employees understand their responsibilities regarding tip reporting, tips and service charges, Revenue Ruling 2012-18 and Form 8027, Employer's Annual Information Return of Tip Income and Allocated Tips.

IRS

Important facts about maintaining your plan to keep it in compliance. Easy ways to fix mistakes to protect your retirement.

SBA

This course is about increasing contract opportunities for women owned small businesses.

USPTO

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

SBA

This course will provide an overview of the progress of the Recovery Through Retrofit initiative, the skills needed to make American.

SBA

This course is about federal contract markets and participating in those markets as a HUBZone certified firm.

IRS

International issues are a Service-wide priority and improving international tax compliance by large corporations and high-wealth individuals a top concern at highest levels. The Service is focusing on addressing existing abuse and preventing abuse...

CENSUS Bureau

Learn the rules and responsibilities for all parties involved in an export transaction. Before you export physical goods from the US you must be aware of your role and the reporting requirements.

CENSUS Bureau

Need help classifying your product for exportation? Learn how to use our intuitive Schedule B Search, and gain an understanding of the classification rules.

IRS

This webinar provides small business owners with the basics for effective conversations with their accountants, they will learn more about legitimate tax opportunities that are available to them.

IRS

Learn how to refer a suspected tax avoidance scheme and its promoter to the IRS Lead Development Center.

IRS

Tax Related Guidance for Child Care Providers

IRS

This webinar is an overview of key provisions of the Final Tangible Property Regulations affecting small business taxpayers.

SBA

Your product or service is on the cutting edge of technology, a game changer. Now you need to find the best way to get your breakthrough to market. This course will introduce you to the product life cycle of high-tech products and help you find the...

SBA

This course is intended to be a guide for small businesses to help determine if exporting, as a business strategy, makes sense and whether the basic ingredients for export readiness are in-place.

SBA

Mary Tappouni, SBA Florida Small Business Person of the Year 2009 discusses hiring techniques for Breaking Ground Contracting. Very few persons succeed or fail by themselves. One of the most powerful elements in creating success is a powerful team....

SBA

Does your product have potential in an overseas market? Small businesses can compete with larger companies in the global marketplace. Plan for the extra effort it takes to bring your product to foreign markets. The SBA/Dell Strategies for Growth...

SBA

Ann-Marie Harrington, SBA Rhode Island Small Busines Person of the Year 2009, discusses the merits of Disaster Recovery planning. The SBA/Dell Strategies for Growth series presents interviews with successful entrepreneurs and experts who know how to...

SBA

Learn what Strategic Planning is and why it is a vital part of running your business. This course will explain why strategic planning is important and describe typical steps taken in the process. Get the tools to create successful strategic plans...

IRS

SEP and SIMPLE IRA plans provide business owners like you, an inexpensive, hassle-free way to plan for retirement for you and your employees.

IRS

We designed this workshop to help you, a new business owner, understand and meet your federal tax obligations; What You Need to Know about Federal Taxes and Your New Business; What You Need to Know about Schedule C and Other Small Business Taxes and...

SBA

This training module describes what size standards are, how they are established, why they are important, how they are used, where to find them and how to determine if a specific business concern is considered a small business. It also describes...

IRS

Find out about allowable IRS tax credits, deductions and more that small business owners may be able to take advantage of.

SBA

The talent and expertise of your employees is one of your businesses’ greatest assets. This course reveals recruiting and retaining strategies to help you locate, recruit, and retain talented employees. Established business owners know that great...

SBA

Guide for contracting officers and others to become more aware of emergency acquisition procedures.

SBA

This self-paced training exercise will give you an overview of how to sell or close a business. Topics covered include defining a business exit strategy, transferring ownership of a business, steps to closing a business, and preparing a sales...

IRS

This is the complete video, which is also divided into 3 segments below for convenience. It explains the federal tax lien discharge and subordination process. It walks through the application forms, supporting documents needed, how to submit an...

IRS

Important facts about using the Self Correction Program (SCP) under EPCRS to fix operational mistakes and keep your retirement plan qualified.

IRS

The Segment 3 video for the federal tax lien discharge and subordination process goes through the supporting document needed as well as how to complete and submit the application.

IRS

The Segment 2 video for the federal tax lien discharge and subordination process goes in depth through section 7 on how to tell the IRS what type or basis the application falls under.

IRS

The Segment 1 video for the federal tax lien discharge and subordination process introduces the topic and discusses what is covered, the application forms and publications needed, and goes through section 6 of the application forms themselves....

IRS

This video provides special tax tips if you are a seasonal employer.

IRS

Seasonal help is often needed for sporting events, holidays, and commercial fishing or harvest seasons. Seasonal employees are subject to the same tax withholding rules that apply to other employees.

IRS

Tips for Schedule C filers who are one-owner businesses or self-employed taxpayers. Schedule C is filed annually as an attachment to Form 1040, the individual tax return.

SBA

Learn from IRS experts about what is a Schedule C, Profit or Loss from Business, and who needs to file it.

SBA

This short video describes SBA's HUBZone program which helps small businesses in urban and rural communities gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities.

SBA

Por más de cincuenta años, la Administración Federal de Pequeños Negocios ha estado ayudando a crear empresas exitosas. Veterano y militar, sé dueño de tu futuro y visítanos en W- W- W- punto S B- A- punto G- O- V. Every year the U.S. Small Business...

SBA

Following a disaster, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) partners with FEMA to help disaster survivors. The SBA offers low-interest disaster loans to homeowners, renters and businesses of all sizes.

SBA

SBA has many offices and resource partners that counsel, mentor and train small business owners and entrepreneurs. With offices located near you and assistance available online, this network can help your business start up, succeed and grow. Watch...

SBA

This short video describes the SBA's most popular loan program - 7(a) loans.

SBA

This short video describes how the US Small Business Administration helps entrepreneurs and small business owners start up, succeed and grow in their business ventures.

SBA

In the wake of a disaster, SBA provides low-interest disaster loans to homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes and private, nonprofit organizations. Watch this short video to learn more about SBA's Disaster Assistance Program.

SBA

Three entrepreneurs describe how they found success through innovative ways to promote, market, and grow their businesses. The U.S. Small Business Administration and the U.S. Postal Service bring you Delivering Success—video interviews with...

SBA

Marketing is one of the most important aspects of business success. Explore marketing techniques four entrepreneurs used to build their customer base. The U.S. Small Business Administration and the U.S. Postal Service bring you Delivering Success—...

SBA

Financing a small business can be one of the most challenging aspects of ownership. Discover how SBA-backed financing helped these entrepreneurs start their businesses. The U.S. Small Business Administration and the U.S. Postal Service bring you...

SBA

This short video describes the SBA’s 504 Loan Program, a loan program designed to help small businesses purchase major fixed assets such as equipment or real estate.

SBA

This self-paced training exercise will give you an overview of savings plans and strategies for your small business. Learn about the contingency and long-term savings, tax breaks, retirement savings and much more.

SBA

You have a great product or service. Now you have to sell it. This course will give you an overview of sales plans and other tools to get your product or service into your customer/consumer's hands.

IRS

Employees vs. independent contractors and how their status can affect your plan.

IRS

A retirement plan has benefits for everyone – the employer, the business and, of course, the employees. Employers may also be eligible for tax credits or incentives for starting a retirement plan. Keep in mind that tax law changes may affect a...

IRS

Learn about what type of plans can make loans to participants; what are the conditions a plan must follow to make loans; what are the required terms of a plan loan; how plan loans may be taxable under IRC Section 72(p); when plan loans violate the...

IRS

Learn about; the latest retirement plan trending topics; myRA; IRA tax-free rollovers; Windsor Supreme Court Ruling; invalid Social Security numbers; Form 5500-EZ filing pitfalls; and tips for self-employed plan sponsors.

IRS

Learn about taking a distribution from a retirement or IRA-based plan; new plan distribution rule that allows you to direct pre and post-tax amounts to multiple destinations; 2015 one rollover per year rule for IRAs; exceptions to the additional 10...

Census Bureau

A discussion of what response messages the AES can and will send in different filing scenarios. The video discusses the proper action(s) after receiving the different response messages. AESDirect is accessible by going to www.aesdirect.gov.

IRS

Employers should remind their employees that all tips received are taxable. They should report their tips to their employer. The best way to do this is to use IRS Form 4070, Employee's Report of Tips to Employer, or a similar statement.

IRS

This video is for employees in industries who may receive tips as part of their income.

IRS

Learn how to report Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts on the FBAR on Form 114 using mandatory e-filing.

IRS

The Reporting of Employer-Sponsored Health Plan Coverage on Form W-2 webinar explains what employers and employees need to know about the Affordable Care Act provision.

IRS

Any individual, business, trust, estate or association receiving more than $10,000 in cash in one transaction or two or more related transactions is required to file Form 8300. Learn who must file and when in this video.

Census Bureau

A how-to guide on registering for the Census Bureau’s free, Internet-based filing system, AESDirect. AESDirect is accessible by going to www.aesdirect.gov.

SBA

Learn from IRS experts about the best way to keep records for tax purposes.

IRS

The IRS offers video presentations on Planning for Disaster. These presentations discuss business continuity planning, insurance coverage, recording keeping and other tips to stay in business after a major disaster.

IRS

Learn about Internal Revenue Code Sections 414(s) & 415 compensation; identifying which definition may be used for each plan purpose; common plan failures involving compensation.

IRS

Explain how to properly classify workers as employees or independent contractors and related topics and to go over the Voluntary Classification Settlement Program.

IRS

Worker classification determinations are made on a case-by-case basis that depend on the specific facts and circumstances.

Census Bureau

A look on how to properly annotate loading documents with the Internal Transaction Number or ITN. AESDirect is accessible by going to www.aesdirect.gov.

SBA

This course explains pricing models your business might adopt. Learn how to set prices, calculate costs, assess competitors and much more.

SBA

This course is about the price evaluation preference -- available for HUBZone firms. It is intended for contracting officers and other contracting personnel, specific to the HUBZone program.

Census Bureau

A document is required in order to receive the duty-free benefit granted by Canadian and Mexican customs. This video guides you through completing the document, focusing on several key fields that often challenge exporters new to the process.

SBA

This course is an introduction to the 8(a) Business Development Program and eligibility requirements.

IRS

The IRS offers video presentations on Planning for Disaster. These presentations discuss business continuity planning, insurance coverage, recording keeping and other tips to stay in business after a major disaster.

IRS

The Internal Revenue Service reminds employers to correctly determine whether workers are employees or independent contractors. Generally, employers must withhold income taxes, withhold and pay Social Security and Medicare taxes, and pay...

IRS

Learn about Installment Payment Agreements, Offers in Compromise and more.

IRS

In this webinar you will learn about payment options when you or your clients owe the IRS.

SBA

What is intellectual property and how do you protect your ideas? This course gives an overview of intellectual properties and explains how to protect them. Learn why you should protect your intellectual property. Explore the differences between...

USPTO

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

IRS

A series of eight videos covering topics that individuals and businesses will find helpful when working with the IRS to resolve unpaid taxes or unfiled returns.

USPTO

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

IRS

Using a payroll provider allows small business owners and self-employed individuals to devote more time to their business instead of spending it on payroll duties since a payroll provider can help ensure forms are filed and deposits are made on time...

IRS

If you get an IRS notice don’t panic but don’t ignore it either. Read it carefully and review your tax return. If you use a tax professional, give a copy of the notice to them as soon as possible.

IRS

Notices from the IRS

Census Bureau

NAFTA allows your company to ship most goods to customers in Canada and Mexico duty free as long as they are comprised mostly of U.S. components. This video covers the key parts of the agreement and introduces the process for obtaining the benefits...

SBA

This course is designed to provide an overview of the Non‐Manufacturer Rule, describing what it is, why it’s important and how it’s applied.

SBA

Provides an overview of the 8(a) Program for Hawaiian Native Corporations and NHO-owned businesses.

IRS

Everything you need to know about accessing the Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center is in this video containing screen shots and helpful navigational tools and tips.

SBA

This course is designed to assist Native peoples who're thinking about starting a business, or who're in the early stages of starting a business.

Census Bureau

NAFTA Rules of Origin are crucial for qualifying your products for the duty-free benefit. This video shows you how to use the Harmonized Code system and what to do when foreign components are included in your product which triggers using the Rules...

Census Bureau

Although not mandatory NAFTA Certificates of Origin are used to obtain duty-free or reduced duty rates for qualified products entering member countries (U.S., Canada, Mexico). This video will help you correctly complete this important legal document...

Census Bureau

Although not mandatory NAFTA Certificates of Origin are used to obtain duty-free or reduced duty rates for qualified products entering member countries (U.S., Canada, Mexico). This video will help you correctly complete this important legal document...

IRS

This video explains to money services business market segment how an effective anti-money laundering, or AML, program can assist in complying with the Bank Secrecy Act, also known as the BSA.

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