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Quarterly - CARTs Training for Prime Contractors & Consultants

CARTS training demonstrates the monitoring tool used to report payments and labor hours on all advertised construction, architectural & engineering, professional and technical consulting contracts. This training is highly recommended for all newly awarded Prime Contractors and Prime Consultants.

Training dates:

  • Tuesday, August 1, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

To register, contact phuong.nguyen@kingcounty.gov

IRS Announcement & Upcoming Events

Free IRS Webinars

https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed/webinars-for-small-businesses-1

Understanding Payment Options – Part II
This free web conference will provide an overview of Payment Options. The presentation will focus on Installment agreements, Online Payment Agreement application, Offers in Compromise and OIC Pre-qualifier tool.

April 20, 2017 - 8:00 a.m. Pacific
Register & Attend: https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/1148/20319
April 20, 2017 - 11:00 a.m. Pacific (closed captioning offers)
Register & Attend: https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/1148/20320

Understanding Form 8300
(Report of Cash Payments Over $10,000 Received in a Trade or Business)

June 15, 2017 – 8:00 a.m. Pacific
Register & Attend: https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/1148/20341
June 15, 2017 – 11:00 a.m. Pacific (closed captioning offered)
Register & Attend: https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/1148/20342


Seattle SBA Jump Start Workshop Series Returns

Registration Now Open: https://www.eventbrite.com/d/wa--seattle/jump-start-seattle/?mode=search

The SBA Seattle District Office is pleased to announce the anticipated return of the Jump Start workshop series, a free four-day workshop series aimed at new and aspiring small businesses. The series is offered as part of the National Small Business Week celebration. You are welcome to sign up for one class, one day, or the whole series, but space is limited so early registration is encouraged. All classes will be held in-person only at the SBA Seattle District Office from Tuesday, May 16 to Friday, May 18.

Here is the 2017 Jump Start schedule:

Tuesday, May 16
9 - 10:30 a.m. | Make the Most of Your Elevator Speech
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. | So You Want to be A Small Business Owner?
12:30 - 1 p.m. | Brown Bag Lunch & Learn: Networking 101
1:15 - 2:45 p.m. | Your Business Plan: Part 1 - Business Canvas Model

Wednesday, May 17
9 - 10:30 a.m. | Choosing the Right Business Structure
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. | Does Your Business have a B.A.I.L Team?
12:30 - 1 p.m. | Brown Bag Lunch & Learn: Employee Benefits 101
1:15 - 2:45 p.m. | Your Business Plan: Part 2 - Customers & Markets

Thursday, May 18
9 - 10:30 a.m. | Meet the Lenders: Getting Money for Your Business
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. | Alternative Financing: A Panel Discussion
12:30 - 1 p.m. | Brown Bag Lunch & Learn: Exporting 101
1:15 - 2:45 p.m. | Your Business Plan: Part 3 - Financing & Cash Flow

Friday, May 19
9 - 10:30 a.m. | Elements of Strategic Marketing
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. | Which Social Media Site is Right for You?
12:30 - 1 p.m. | Brown Bag Lunch & Learn: Blogging 101
1:15 - 2:45 p.m. | Pitch for Success

To register, please visit: www.tinyurl.com/2017SeattleJumpStart


Small Business Administration Workshops

SBA offers a variety of workshops, some online and others in person. Check the Events Calendar for a complete list. https://www.sba.gov/offices/district/wa/seattle


SCORE Workshops

SCORE offers workshops designed to give you the skills necessary to start your own successful business.

Seattle: http://seattle.score.org/localworkshops
April 5, May 3 - Starting a New Business
March 17, April 21, May 31 - Taxes on Small Business
March 16, April 20, June 1 - Understand Financial Statements

Spokane: http://scorespokane.org/workshops
April 5, May 3 - Starting a New Business

There are also a number of online workshops available: https://seattle.score.org/onlineworkshops/tab-a

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