Free workshop Thursdays are offered on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month. The classes are held in person in our Seattle office and virtually online. You can register for all the classes or just one.
These sessions will be held in person at our Seattle office. To register to attend virtually please visit www.OnlineFreeWorkshopThursdaysDec8.eventbrite.com
9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. | Coffee & Cash: How to Finance Your Small Business
Join us for a cup of coffee and get valuable information on borrowing money to start or grow a small business. The SBA offers a wide range of loan programs whether your business needs $500 or $5 million, our network is here to help.
Financing experts will discuss:
How to determine what loan program is the best fit for your business
Insight into what a lender looks for when reviewing and evaluating a loan application
Available resources to help
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn how your business can get the funding it needs.
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. | Small Business Owner's Tax Workshop
Learn the basics of small business taxes. Tax professionals will help you understand your tax reporting responsibilities. Topics include: types of entities, record keeping, accounting methods, travel & entertainment expenses, business use of home, self-employment taxes, estimated taxes, independent contractors and choosing a tax preparer.
1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. | Beyond Google: Free Market Research at Your Library
Whatever stage your business is at, it’s vital to stay ahead of the competition. Information is key to success, but can be expensive or time-consuming if you don’t know where to look. Find out how to easily navigate various databases available through your local library to help you make informed decisions in your business planning, marketing, site location and market analysis. Also, gain valuable information and insights to better understand local economic conditions, customers, and more.