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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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 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

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

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...

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...

SBA

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

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...

IRS

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

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

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...

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.

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...

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

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

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

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

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...

IRS

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

IRS

Tax Related Guidance for Child Care Providers

IRS

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

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.

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.

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.

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...

SBA

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

SBA

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

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 is about increasing contract opportunities for women owned small businesses.

IRS

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

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.

SBA

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

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.

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

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

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 from IRS experts what qualifies as business income.

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

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

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 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...

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