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Video SBA's HUBZone Program SBA's HUBZone ProgramThis short video describes SBA's HUBZone program which helps small businesses in urban and rural communities gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities.SBA Video - SBA's HUBZone Program SBA
Chat SBA's New Federal Contract Program for Women - Part 1 Are you a woman business owner seeking federal contracts? Celebrate Women’s History Month and visit http://go.usa.gov/4BV to get information about the SBA’s new Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contract program. SBA
Chat SBA's New Federal Contract Program for Women - Part 2 SBA recognizes Women’s Small Business Month, and will revisit the SBA’s Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contract program. In February of this year, the SBA launched the WOSB Federal Contract Program that provides equal access to federal... SBA
Video Schedule C Profit or Loss from Business Schedule C Profit or Loss from BusinessLearn from IRS experts about what is a Schedule C, Profit or Loss from Business, and who needs to file it.SBA Video - Schedule C Profit or Loss from Business SBA
Video Schedule C: Who needs to file and how to do it This presentation is for Schedule C filers who are one-owner businesses or self-employed taxpayers. Good recordkeeping is very important to the business owner or self-employed person in order to have everything needed when it comes time to file a... IRS
Video Seasonal Businesses 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.Transcript:This is Portia Bingham. I'm talking... IRS
Video Seasonal Employees This video provides special tax tips if you are a seasonal employer.Transcript: Hi. I'm Tamara, and I work for the IRS. Did you know there are special tips for seasonal businesses? Many business ventures throughout various times of the year are... IRS
Video Segment 1: Applying to the IRS for a Lien Discharge or Subordination 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
Video Segment 2: Describing Your Discharge or Subordination 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.Transcript:Section 7 asks for either your basis for discharge or... IRS
Video Segment 3: Supporting, Completing, and Submitting your Application 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.Transcript:Section 8 for either application form asks for a... IRS
Video Self-Correcting Plan Mistakes Important facts about using the Self Correction Program (SCP) under EPCRS to fix operational mistakes and keep your retirement plan qualified.Transcript:WOMAN: Well, last year, my client, an auto-body shop, kept several employees out of their 401(k... IRS
Video Selling or Refinancing when there is an IRS Lien 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
Online Training Selling Your Business This is 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 agreement. SBA
Online Training Small Business Contracting Emergency Acquisition Procedures Guide for contracting officers and others to become more aware of emergency acquisition procedures. SBA
Video Small Business Employee Recruitment and Retention 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
Chat Small Business Exporting & Access to Credit Does your business product or service have potential in an overseas market? Have you considered doing business globally? Exporting can be a means of substantially growing your business. Did you know that SBA offers financial assistance programs to... SBA
Chat Small Business Opportunities for Native Americans In recognition of National Native American Heritage Month, SBA’s November web chat will highlight Native American small businesses. Chris James, Assistant Administrator, SBA's Office of Native American Affairs SBA’s Office of Native American Affairs... SBA
Video Small Business Owners: Get All the Tax Benefits You Deserve Find out about allowable IRS tax credits, deductions and more that small business owners may be able to take advantage of. IRS
Video Small Business Primer - Understanding Small Business Size Standards and Affiliation 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... SBA
Chat Small Business Spring Clean: How to Keep Your Business Ideas Fresh No matter how small or large, working to boost your business and brand can go a long way. It’s the time of year to fertilize and prune to spur new growth -- business growth. Do you have questions about how to sharpen your business ideas, how to... SBA
Chat Small Business Start-Up -- Ask the Expert Have you considered starting a business? Not sure about the right strategies to have in place to achieve success? Learn what it takes to start a business, where to go for information and assistance, the business plan and why you need one, funding... SBA
Video Small Business Taxes: The Virtual Workshop 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
Video Starting a SEP or SIMPLE IRA Plan SEP and SIMPLE IRA plans provide business owners like you, an inexpensive, hassle-free way to plan for retirement for you and your employees.Transcript:WOMAN: Finding an inexpensive, hassle-free way to plan for retirement -- your own and your... IRS
Video Starting and Operating Charities for Disaster Relief When disasters strike new charities spring up to help the victims, and existing charities want to expand their activities to provide disaster relief. But often, these organizations don't understand the complexities of starting and operating an... IRS
Online Training Strategic Planning 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
Video Strategies for Growth: Disaster Recovery - Short Cut: Embolden Strategies for Growth: Disaster Recovery - Short Cut: Embolden 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... SBA
Video Strategies for Growth: Exporting Opportunities Strategies for Growth: Exporting Opportunities 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... SBA
Video Strategies for Growth: Team Building - Short Cut Strategies for Growth: Team Building - Short Cut 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... SBA
Online Training Take Your Business Global - An Introduction to Exporting 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
Chat Tax Essentials for Small Business Owners With tax season around the corner, small business owners can prepare now with useful end of year tax tips. Join SBA and the AICPA web chat by posting your questions about year-end tax savings to help you prepare for the coming tax filing season.... SBA
Video Tax Related Guidance for Child Care Providers Learn how to correctly report common tax items associated with owning a child or day care business. IRS
Video Ten Things to Ask Your Accountant This webinar provides small business owners with: The basics for effective conversations with their accountants; Three important questions to ask before hiring an accountant; Seven common business deductions that may be available to them. IRS
Video The Basics of Export Compliance: Classifying your Product 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
Video The Basics of Export Compliance: Understanding the Foreign Trade Regulations 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
Online Training The HUBZone Primer - Eligibility & Certification Requirements This course is about federal contract markets and participating in those markets as a HUBZone certified firm.  See the Government Contracting Classroom for more information. SBA
Online Training The Recovery Through Retrofit Initiative: Creating Jobs and Saving Homeowners Money This course will provide an overview of the progress of the Recovery Through Retrofit initiative, the skills needed to make American. SBA
Video The Relationship Between Trade and Intellectual Property Rights and an Overview of the WTO TRIPs Agreement These modules listed below cover all areas of intellectual property protection which include patents, copyrights, trademarks, geographical indications, enforcement and trade. USPTO
Video The WOSB Advantage This course is about increasing contract opportunities for women owned small businesses. See the Government Contracting Classroom for more information. SBA
Video Tips to Maintaining Your Plan Important facts about maintaining your plan to keep it in compliance. Easy ways to fix mistakes to protect your retirement.Transcript:WOMAN: Keeping your retirement plan in good shape is like maintaining your car. Regular maintenance and fixing... IRS
Video Tips vs. Service Charges: What are they and how are they reported? Learn about: Tips – Employee and Employer Responsibilities; Tips vs. Service Charges; Revenue Ruling 2012-18; Form 8027; Additional Medicare Tax on Tips IRS
Online Training Tribal Enterprise Business Guide: 8(a) Business Development Program Business Guide for tribal enterprises regarding the 8(a) Business Development Program. SBA
Video Using Data to Apply for a Grant 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. Census Bureau
Video Using Electronic Payment for Federal Taxes Using Electronic Payment for Federal TaxesLearn about the IRS' Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS) that helps small business easily pay taxes online.SBA Video - Using Electronic Payment for Federal Taxes SBA
Online Training Veteran Owned Small Business - Contracting Programs 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... SBA
Video What is Business Income? What is Business Income?Learn from IRS experts what qualifies as business income.SBA Video - What is Business Income? SBA
Video Where Will Your Next Customer Come From? Where Will Your Next Customer Come From?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 Video - Where Will Your Next... SBA
Video Women Owned Small Business Program - A Primer for Contracting Officers This course, for contracting officers, is about increasing contract opportunities for women owned small businesses. See the Government Contracting Classroom for more information. SBA
Video Worker Classification Explain how to properly classify workers as employees or independent contractors and related topics and to go over the Voluntary Classification Settlement Program. IRS
Chat Year-end Tax Essentials for Small Business Owners As the end of 2010 draws near, business owners can learn more about year-end tax savings to help them prepare for the coming tax filing season. Did you know that there are tax deductions and credits you can use to reduce your taxes? SBA
Video Young Entrepreneurs 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... SBA
Video Your Guide to an IRS Audit "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

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