Business Plan

Thursday, April 02, 2015 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
This two (2) hour workshop training events assist the participant in understanding the processes involved in the development of a viable and comprehensive business plan, as well as, helping to establish a framework for undertaking the necessary steps to test a business concept and determine feasibility. The workshop facilitates discussion on the important elements of the business plan, and assist the participant in understanding their relative importance. During the workshop, considerable resource and reference materials are made available to participant.


Wednesday, April 15, 2015 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
The Creative Economy is revitalising manufacturing, services, retailing and the entertainment industries. It is changing how people think, invent and produce. If you are interested in how the Creative Economy works and/or how to become a part of it come out to see how is affecting the creative industries.
Speaker: TBD
Wednesday, April 08, 2015 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
When starting a business, you must decide what form of business entity to establish. Your form of business (e.g., LLC, Corporation, sole proprietorship, partnership) determines which tax document to file and your business tax liability. This workshop is designed to educate and inform business owners about LLC, S Corp. Sole Proprietorship and partnership. Participants will have a clear understanding of each business structure and its tax implications. This workshop will provide entrepreneurs with the necessary information on which business structure would best fit their start-up operation. This workshop also support growth and expansion for existing businesses.
Friday, April 10, 2015 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Small Business Health Care Tax Credit - The Small Business Health care Tax Credit helps small businesses and small tax-exempt organizations afford the cost of covering their employees and is specifically targeted for those with low- and moderate-income workers. The credit is designed to encourage small employers to offer health insurance coverage for the first time or maintain coverage they already have. Third Party Payers - Many employers outsource some of their payroll and related tax duties to third-party payroll service providers. They can help assure filing deadlines and deposit requirements are met and greatly streamline business operations. There have been recent prosecutions of individuals and companies who have, acting under the guise of a service provider, stolen funds intended for payment of employment taxes. Come and learn the employer ultimate responsible for the payment of income tax withheld and both the employer and employee portions of social security and Medicare taxes.
Speaker: Marie Wright, IRS Senior Stakeholder Liaison