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SBDC announces April and May workshops

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the University of North Florida Below is offering asbdc number of workshops for small business owners during April and May.  To register or for more information on any of the following workshops call 904-620-2476 or log on to www.sbdc.unf.edu.

Workshops will be at the UNF University Center, 12000 Alumni Dr. unless otherwise indicated.

• How to S-T-A-R-T-U-P Your Own Business. April 16, 9 a.m. to noon; May 18, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Cost: $40 in advance, $50 day of workshop.

• Tax Facts. May 6, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Cost $40 in advance; $0 day of workshop. This workshop will focus on the tax implications of business structure, what is and is not deductible, electronic filing, payroll taxes, and more.  This workshop is co-sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service.

• Where’s the Money?  And How Do I Get It? May 25, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Cost: $40 in advance, $50 day of workshop. Workshop deals with financing options available to small businesses, including determining how much cash you need, finding out where to get the cash you require, learning how the SBA guaranteed loan program works, and understanding what a bank looks at when evaluating your loan package. This workshop will reveal the Top Ten Red Flags that might ultimately determine whether or not you receive the funding you need.

• How to register in CCR. May 6, 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Cost $40. The objective of this workshop is to succesfully register you in the Central Contractors Registration site.  Every small business owner interested in bidding on a DoD contract should attend this workshop, which is presented by the Procurement and Technical Assistance Center:

• Government Contracting 101. May 20, 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Cost, $40. The objectives of this workshop are to learn how the government buys goods and services; how to become certified and registered on the federal, state and local levels and finding government contracting prime and subcontracting opportunities.  Also covered will be the benefits and requirements for small business participation as 8(a), Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), Historically Utilized Business Zone (HUBZone), Woman Owned and Veterans Owned Business enterprises. This workshop will be presented at the Beaver Street Enterprise Center, 1225 W. Beaver St.


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