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Video Proper Worker Classification Worker classification determinations are made on a case-by-case basis that depend on the specific facts and circumstances.Transcript:Hello, I’m Rick Schampers with a reenactment of the presentation I delivered for the IRS’s May 2009 National Phone... IRS
Video Proof of Filing Citations 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. Transcript: [ Music ] Okay Ava, so far we've covered registering for AESDirect, filing... Census Bureau
Video Pricing Models for Successful Business This course explains pricing models your business might adopt. Learn how to set prices, calculate costs, assess competitors and much more. SBA
Video Price Evaluation Preference - HUBZone Program Guide for Contracting Officers 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. See the Government Contracting Classroom for more... SBA
Video Preference Criterion 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.... Census Bureau
Online Training Pre-8(a) Business Development Program Training Series Three part series about the 8(a) Business Development Program SBA
Video Planning for Business Continuity after a Disaster 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.Transcript: Hello, I'm Tim, and I... IRS
Video Planned Distributions Information on required minimum distributions for 2009, recent guidance dealing with paid-time-off plans and a couple of revenue rulings, short discussions of 402(f) notices for benefit distributions that go to participants, and rollover issues and... IRS
Video Picking the Right Global Markets Once the Intellectual Property has been procured and best methods explored to develop the technology, how does one sell it from an international perspective? What programs are out there to help in the process? These are some of the questions and... PTO
Video Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights 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... SBA
Video Patents 101 This training will review: An invention be useful... PTO
Video Patent Trial and Appeal Board & The Higher Courts Patent Trial and Appeal Board & The Higher Courts PTO
Video Patent Protection These modules listed below cover all areas of intellectual property protection which include patents, copyrights, trademarks, geographical indications, enforcement and trade. PTO
Video Patent Prosecution in a Post AIA World Patent Prosecution in a Post AIA World PTO
Video Owe Taxes? Understanding IRS Collection Efforts 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. IRS
Video Overview of Trademarks These modules listed below cover all areas of intellectual property protection which include patents, copyrights, trademarks, geographical indications, enforcement and trade. PTO
Video Overview of the 2012 Cumulative List of Plan Qualification Changes Discussed Revenue Procedure 2013-12 and the various changes to the IRS correction programs.Transcript: IRS
Video Outsourcing Payroll 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
Video Opportunities: A Peek at Upcoming Projects This training is designed to highlight opportunities in GSA for small businesses and will be updated monthly to bring you the most current procurement access. GSA
Video North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Basics 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... Census Bureau
Online Training Non-Manufacturer Rule Primer 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
Online Training NHO Business Guide: 8(a) Business Development Program Provides an overview of the 8(a) Program for Hawaiian Native Corporations and NHO-owned businesses. SBA
Chat New Year, New Business: How to Start it Right If you are considering starting your own business this year, SBA can be valuable resource to help you find a mentor, improve your business skills and get training to help boost your ideas. SBA has great resources for entrepreneurs at every stage of... SBA
Online Training Native American Business Primer 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. SBA
Video NAFTA Rules of Origin 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
Video NAFTA Certificates of Origin Part II 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
Video NAFTA Certificates of Origin Part I 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
Video Marketing Tips for Small Businesses In this session, you will learn the following: Identify the customer. Analyze the current and future needs. Determine how to choose the right tools. Discuss solution oriented proposals. Understand marketing pitfalls. GSA
Online Training Marketing 101: A Guide to Winning Customers This course is designed to provide a basic overview of marketing. It is a practical program with real-world examples and helpful tips. The course is directed to small business owners who are interested in reaching a broader customer base. SBA
Video Market Research - A Guide for Contracting Officers This course is about market research. Specifically, understanding and using market research to find qualified small business vendors. See the Government Contracting Classroom for more information. SBA
Video MAP-21: Changes to Segment Rates Discussed the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) and recently released related guidance. Transcript: IRS
Video Maintaining Your Plan Important facts about maintaining your plan to keep it in compliance. Easy ways to fix mistakes to protect your retirement.Transcript: MAN: I adopted a retirement plan for a lot of reasons. I want to attract and keep the kinds of employees that I... IRS
Video Lifetime Annuity Guidance Phone Forum Discussion on guidance issued in 2012 in response to the Adminstration's initiative to encourage lifetime annuity options for retirees.Transcript: IRS
Video Lien Notice Withdrawal Learn the benefits and correct procedures for having a notice of federal tax lien withdrawn. Covers the application process, necessary forms and tips on how to prepare and file them.Transcript:TAMARA: Hi. I'm Tamara. Welcome to our program about... IRS
Video Jóvenes Emprendedores (Young Entrepreneurs - Spanish) Este curso les presenta a los jóvenes empresarios a los fundamentos de la creación y financiación de un negocio exitoso. Usted aprenderá a evaluar sus ideas, elegir las mejores opciones de financiamiento y registrar legalmente su negocio. El curso... SBA
Video IRS Resources for Small Business Owners IRS Resources for Small Business OwnersLearn from IRS experts about free resources available to every small business owner.SBA Video - IRS Resources for Small Business Owners SBA
Video IRS Disaster Assistance The IRS’ Disaster Relief Program coordinates the granting of administrative tax relief to taxpayers and tax professionals affected by federally-declared disasters. Transcript: Hi, I'm Tim, and I work for the IRS. Disasters can strike any time,... IRS
Video IRS Collection Process Part 2: Partial Payment Installment Agreements and Form 1099-OID Original Issue Discount Refund Scheme Part 2 has information about new legislation that allows the IRS to enter into installment agreements that result in full or partial payment of the tax liability.Transcript:Hello, I'm Clint Russell, program manager for Case Resolution Alternatives... IRS
Video Introduction to Pricing Learn about pricing and the impact that it has on the success of your business. From determining your price to implementing your pricing strategy this course will give you the resources to sound pricing strategies. SBA
Video Introduction to Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) These modules listed below cover all areas of intellectual property protection which include patents, copyrights, trademarks, geographical indications, enforcement and trade. PTO
Online Training Introduction to Franchising This course presents an overview of franchising, as well as how to determine if franchising is right for you, and how to choose the right one. SBA
Online Training Introduction to Crowdfunding for Entrepreneurs Welcome to the SBA’s online training course: An introduction to crowdfunding for entrepreneurs. SBA’s Office of Entrepreneurship Education provides this self-paced training exercise as an overview of crowdfunding (also commonly referred to as ‘crowd... SBA
Online Training Introduction to Accounting This course is designed to provide an overview of accounting. SBA
Video Introducción a la SBA Introducción a la SBALa Agencia Federal para el Desarrollo de la Pequeña Empresa, o SBA, se dedica a ayudar a los empresarios a comenzar, tener éxito y desarrollarse en sus negocios.SBA... SBA
Video International Trade in Goods and Services (FT900) The U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services report is the official source of comprehensive data on imports and exports of goods and services in the U.S. This includes data for the most recent month and year on goods by a number of dimensions... Census Bureau
Video International Standards for the Enforcement of IPR These modules listed below cover all areas of intellectual property protection which include patents, copyrights, trademarks, geographical indications, enforcement and trade. PTO
Video Internal Controls for Plan Sponsors The importance of strong internal controls for retirement plans and tips for implementing effective practices and procedures.Transcript:MONIKA TEMPLEMAN: Hello. I'm Monika Templeman, Director of Employee Plans Examinations. The expression "an... IRS
Video Intellectual Property, Non-Patented While patents may be the primary intellectual property concern in technology commercialization, trademark, trade secret, and copyright issues also arise in this context. This webinar will cover these important areas of intellectual property law. PTO
Video Indoor Tanning - Webinar (October 6, 2010) Learn about the new tax law changes for indoor tanning services. IRS
Video Increasing Your Retirement Savings Learn how IRAs can help to increase the money available for you at retirement by sheltering your savings from taxes.Transcript:WOMAN: Most of us know that saving for retirement is important. Many Americans put a lot of thought and effort into... IRS
Video Humphry Slocombe: Promote using Free Online Marketing Humphry Slocombe: Promote using Free Online MarketingHumphry Slocombe makes premium ice cream in the Mission District of San Francisco, CA. With flavors such as Secret Breakfast and Pistachio-Bacon, it creates a vibrant social media following... SBA
Vodeo HUBZone Mini-Primer #3 This presentation is about understanding HUBZone status protests. It is the third module in a series of Mini-Primers about the HUBZone Program. See the Government Contracting Classroom for more training options. SBA
Video HUBZone Mini-Primer #2 This presentation is about HUBZone eligibility requirements, specifically principal office, employee and residency requirements. It is the second module in a series of Mini-Primers about the HUBZone Program. See the Government Contracting Classroom... SBA
Video HUBZone Mini-Primer #1 This HUBZone Mini-Primer is about helping firms to better understand what HUBZone designations are, how they are determined, where they are located and how to find them. See the Government Contracting Classroom... SBA
Video HUBZone Certification Program Webinar - Part 2 HUBZone Certification Program Webinar - Part 2This video explains advanced concepts of the HUBZone certification program for small business federal contractors.SBA Video - HUBZone Certification Program Webinar - Part 2 SBA
Video HUBZone Certification Program Webinar - Part 1 HUBZone Certification Program Webinar - Part 1This video explains the basics of the HUBZone certification program for small business federal contractors.SBA Video - HUBZone Certification Program Webinar - Part 1 SBA
Video How to Write a Business Plan How to Write a Business PlanInterested in starting a business plan? Developing and maintaing your business plan is like your roadmap to entrepreneurial success. After you watch this short video that describes how to write a business plan, get... SBA
Online Training How to Write a Business Plan This course explains the importance of business planning, defines and describes the components of a business plan, and provides access to sample plans and resources that can help you develop a... SBA
Video How to Sell to the Federal Government as a Small Business How to Sell to the Federal Government as a Small BusinessIn this short video, small business owners will learn how to sell their products or services to the federal government. SBA Video - How to Sell to the Federal Government as a... SBA
Online Training How to Prepare Government Contract Proposals This course explains the government’s contract-solicitation process and describes how to prepare a proposal in response.    SBA
Online Training How to Prepare a Loan Package This course is designed to provide a basic overview of loan packaging. It is a practical program with real-world examples and helpful tips. The course is directed to small business owners who are interested in borrowing money to start, grow or... SBA
Video How Much is your Intellectual Property Really Worth? So you successfully got that Patent, Copyright, and/or Trademark, now how much is that IP truly worth? Hear from experienced professionals on the true value of your IP and how much it is worth from both ROI and NPV viewpoints. PTO
Video Home Office Deduction - What's Allowable? Find out what kinds of deductions are allowable for your home office and what’s not by watching this video. Transcript:Hi. I'm Tamara, and I work for the IRS. More and more small-business owners are running businesses out of their homes. But... IRS
Video Home Office Deduction Home Office DeductionFind out from IRS experts which expenses are deductible, and which are not, in a home office.SBA Video - Home Office Deduction SBA
Chat Holiday Marketing Tips & Ideas With the holiday season just around the corner, get a head start with practical email and social media marketing tips and ideas. Learn how to boost your holiday marketing strategies, and get tips and advice that can critical to your business success... SBA
Video Hiring People Who Live in the U.S. But Are Not U.S. Citizens 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... IRS
Video HIRE - Webinar Learn about tax benefits for employers who hire previously unemployed workers in their trade or business. IRS
Chat Health Care and Small Business The next SBA Web chat will center on the topic of 'Health Care and Small Business," to focus on how the Affordable Care Act will benefit small businesses, including new tax incentives and provisions. SBA
Video GSA’s Mentor Protege Program for Better Business Development In this session, you will learn the following: Review the overall GSA Mentor-Protégé Program Process. Identify the steps to applying. Learn the policies and procedures. Understand expectations for participating in the GSA Mentor-Protégé Program. GSA
Video GSA Schedules Utilization of Small Business Webinar GSA Schedules Utilization of Small Business Webinar GSA
Chat Growing Your Business Passion Have you considered starting or growing your business? Are you wondering which strategies will lead you to success? Get practical tips from the owners of Rodgers’ Banana Pudding Sauce during a live web chat hosted by SBA. SBA
Chat Growing a Home-Based Business: What You Need to Know Boyd Wright knows first-hand what it takes to grow a successful home-based business. Chat participants can get valuable insight from Wright and learn more about working out of your house, starting a home-based business and managing a business within... SBA
Online Training Government Contracting 101 This course is designed to help small businesses understand how the government buys goods and services. There are three parts to this training program. This part, part one, provides a small business introduction to government contracting. It... SBA
Video Good Recordkeeping Helps Avoid Headaches at Tax Time Whether you are an individual taxpayer or a business owner, you can avoid headaches at tax time by keeping good records during the year.Transcript:Hi. I'm Helen, and I work for the IRS. Whether you are an individual taxpayer or a business owner,... IRS
Video Go Global Series: Where To Get Started  Learn about the fundamentals of exporting the government assistance available to you at export.gov. Census Bureau
Video Go Global Series: Understanding Export Regulations 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
Video Go Global Series: Trade Financing Part 2 Need more financing options? Learn about working capital programs, lines of credit, credit insurance and much more. Census Bureau
Video Go Global Series: Trade Financing Part 1 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
Video Go Global Series: Preparing Your Business to Export  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
Video Go Global Series: Picking Your Market and Trade Research 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
Video Go Global Series: Finding Buyers and Making Contacts (U.S. Commercial Service)  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
Video Go Global Series: Finding Buyers and Making Contacts (Foreign Agricultural Service) 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
Video Go Global Series: Documentation & Shipping  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
Chat Getting Your Small Business Ready for the Tax Filing Season Are you looking for tax savings strategies for your small business? Join SBA and the AICPA to get useful and practical information for minimizing your tax bill, and on tax provisions that my affect your business. SBA
Video Geographical Indications These modules listed below cover all areas of intellectual property protection which include patents, copyrights, trademarks, geographical indications, enforcement and trade. PTO
Video Funding-Based Benefit Restrictions A presentation about funding rules for single employer plans and benefit restrictions. IRS
Video Fuego Mundo: Interact with your Community using Free Marketing Fuego Mundo: Interact with your Community using Free MarketingFuego 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... SBA
Video Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Tariff Tool This training addresses the following questions/topics: Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Tariff Tool. Tariff Rates. Staging Basket. Base Rates. Research potential new markets. Transcript: Hello, I'm Justin Hoffmann with the International Trade... Census Bureau
Video Forms 5500 and 5558 Filing Tips Five common errors when filing Form 5500 and Form 5558. Transcript:Here are five tips from the IRS office of Employee Plans to make filing Form 5500s and related returns, including extensions to file the Form 5500s, more efficient. Tip 1: If your... IRS
Video Form 2848 vs Form 8821 Form 2848 vs Form 8821 Phone Forum audio and transcript.Transcript: IRS
Video Fixing Plan Mistakes Found During an IRS Audit Learn about correcting errors found during an Employee Plans examination through an Audit Closing Agreement (Audit CAP).Transcript:WOMAN: As Director of Employee Plans Examinations, my overall goal is for the Examinations function to have more... IRS
Chat Finding Capital to Start your Small Business Looking for information on how to get the money to start your small business? Join Pravina Raghavan from SBA's New York District Office, for tips on various resources. SBA
Video Finding and Atracting Investors 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... SBA
Video Financing Options for Small Businesses 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
Online Training Finance Primer: Guide to SBA Loan Guaranty Programs This course is about financing a small business and SBA's loan guaranty programs. It is a practical course with real-world examples and helpful tips. The course is directed to small firms who are interested in borrowing money. SBA
Video Filing a Shipment in AESDirect 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. Transcript: [ Music ] Now that you... Census Bureau
Video Fast Track Settlement Benefits of the Fast Track Settlement program.Transcript:Hi. I'm Tim, and I work for the Internal Revenue Service. I'd like to talk to you about the Fast Track Settlement program. It is a key IRS program in our overall efforts to resolve taxpayer... IRS
Video Export Training Videos: What is a Freight Forwarder? Part 2 This training addresses the following questions/topics: Letter of Credit. Commercial Invoice. Processing the Bill of Lading. Finding a Freight Forwarder. Transcript: Hello again. I'm Jeff Coppersmith. Last time we talked about... Census Bureau
Video Export Training Videos: What is a Freight Forwarder? Part 1 This training addresses the following questions/topics: Letter of Credit. Commercial Invoice. Processing the Bill of Lading. Finding a Freight Forwarder. Transcript: Hi, my name is Jeff Coppersmith, and I want to talk to you... Census Bureau
Video Export Training Videos: The Commerce Control List and Self-Classification This training addresses the following questions/topics: Where do I find the Commerce Control list? Do I need a license to export my good? How to Reference the ECCN. Designation of EAR99. Transcript: HOST: Do you know where to find the Commerce... Census Bureau

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