Red – Collin SBDC Classes
Blue – Collin College Continuing Education Classes
Green – Dallas SCORE Classes
IRS Small Business Tax Workshop
Do you know your tax responsibilities as a small business owner?
This workshop is designed as an awareness seminar to inform business owners of their tax obligations. Tax information for each of the small business structures is provided along with a review of independent contractors versus employees, and an introduction to tax forms required from a small business.
Presented by Henry Harris, CPA
of Altland and Harris Financial Group, Inc.
How to Start a Small Business
It’s back to basics! If you want to start a business but don’t know where to begin, then this class is for you. This class will address many of the questions you should ask yourself before beginning the process of starting a new business.
Why start a small business?
• What are your goals?
• What are your strengths?
• What are your values?
• How do you work?
The workshop will also cover the process of starting a business:
Starting a business
• How to analyze feasibility of your idea
• How to prepare business plan
• Selecting legal form
• Sources of capital
• Business licenses and permits
• Sources of information
171025 How to Write an Effective Business Plan (FREE)
The Dallas SCORE chapter is presenting a workshop on writing business plans. Come join us as we take you through the 8 sections of the business plan and what you have to do in order to complete them.
n order to evaluate your business success, acquire money from lending institutions, and inform interested parties about your business you MUST have a business plan.
A well defined Business Plan includes:
- Executive Summary
- Business Description & Vision
- Definition of Market/Customer Base
- Products & Services
- Organization, Management & Daily Operations
- Employee Job Descriptions & Training
- Marketing & Sales Strategy
- Financial management
Legal Aspects to Starting a Business
Thinking of starting a business but don’t know where to start? Confused by all the different types of entities you could form for your business and wondering which type will be best? This class will address:
• How to Effectively work with your Attorney (and save $$$ doing it)
• Choice of Entity & Documents Required
• Minimizing Liability
• Assumed Names (Doing Business As)
• Financing the Business – loans, angels & VC’s
• Intellectual Property –
→ Trademarks, Copyrights, Trade Secrets & Patents
Prestented by Terry Traveland of Traveland Law.
Terry Traveland has been practicing law since 1994 as an experienced corporate, mergers & acquisitions and securities law attorney. She provides advice to entrepreneurs on a broad range of issues including, business formation and planning, employment law, protection of intellectual property, purchases and sales of businesses, commercial transactions and contracts, loans and leases, and non-profit corporations.
QuickBooks – Beginner: 4 sessions – $144
180118 Financials for Non-Financial Managers
The Dallas SCORE chapter is presenting an opportunity for every small business owner to learn what their financial statements really mean to them.
Come learn the terminology and put into practice what you learn. We’ll spend time working with the Income Statement and show you what it means and how it relates to the Balance Sheet. We’ll spend considerable time looking at the Cashflow statement and making sure you can create one for your future use.
We’ll conduct breakout sessions so you can work with others on analyzing this data. This workshop will make you excited about seeing your future financial spreadsheets.
Accounting & Tax Issues of a Small Business
Are the accounting and tax issues of a small business are overwhelming and is the information on the internet confusing and misleading? Join us as this class will address:
· Identify business entity (sole proprietorship, limited liability company (LLC) and corporation) and their benefits and costs
· Tax deductions available to business owners
· Recordkeeping requirements to manage your business
· What to look for when hiring a bookkeeper or accountant to assist the business
· Understanding and using financial statements as a tool to measure business performance
Presented by Keith D. Neifach, CPA of Neifach & Associates, P.C.
180122 Successfully Navigate Government Contracting by Allied-SCSS
SCORE Dallas and Allied-SCSS are joining together for a Workshop that can help YOU get Government Contracting for your business
To succeed in Government Contracting you have to have a plan. Allied’s, How to Successfully Navigate Government Contracting class can provide you with a plan you need to tackle some common issues. Remember, its rarely a question of IF the Government buys your proproduct or service, but HOW MUCH of your product service the Government buys!
The goal of the course is to prepare Small Business to address:
- Late Bid Notifications & Trouble Identifying Contracting Opportunities
- Lack of Access to Working Capital
- Trouble Acquiring Bonding and Insurance
- Improperly Estimating or Pricing Services
- Unsuccessful Networking with Prime Contractors & Other Small Business
- Poor Marketing to Local, State and Federal Agencies
- Unable to Build Capacity for Larger Jobs
- Misunderstanding Federal and State Certifications
- Missing Mandatory Pre-bids
- Lack of Proposal & Presentation Assistance
- Issues Managing Contract Funds on Net 30s or Net 60s