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Business Basics

Thursday, September 22, 2016 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Geared towards those wanting to start their own business, local entrepreneur and former Small Business Center Director David Waechter teaches the basics of getting your business off the ground. This 3 hour session discusses the topics that you need to be aware of. Topics in this course include: *How to name your business and why your business name is so important. *Registering your business with Secretary of State. *How to obtain your LLC, Sole Proprietorship, or Incorporation *How to find the proper tax forms. *How to obtain your tax ID or your EIN (Employer Identification Number) from the IRS. *How to set up a Business Checking account and credit card. *How to find what licenses and permits you need to get started. *Renting a space - things to consider. *Easy and cheap marketing to start NOW. *Sales and Service. *Bookkeeping absolutely must do's. More in-depth classes will be offered in the future that discuss a majority of these topics in more detail. Class will be held at the Caldwell County Chamber of Commerce. Questions? Please call Ben Willis (828) 726-2615
Speaker: David Waechter
Thursday, September 29, 2016 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Geared towards those wanting to start their own business, local entrepreneur and former Small Business Center Director David Waechter teaches the basics of getting your business off the ground. This 3 hour session discusses the topics that you need to be aware of. Topics in this course include: *How to name your business and why your business name is so important. *Registering your business with Secretary of State. *How to obtain your LLC, Sole Proprietorship, or Incorporation *How to find the proper tax forms. *How to obtain your tax ID or your EIN (Employer Identification Number) from the IRS. *How to set up a Business Checking account and credit card. *How to find what licenses and permits you need to get started. *Renting a space - things to consider. *Easy and cheap marketing to start NOW. *Sales and Service. *Bookkeeping absolutely must do's. More in-depth classes will be offered in the future that discuss a majority of these topics in more detail. Class will be held at the Caldwell County Chamber of Commerce. Questions? Please call Ben Willis (828) 726-2615
Speaker: David Waechter

HP LIFE

On Demand, available until December 31
HP Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs (HP LIFE) is a global program that offers aspiring entrepreneurs and small business-owners valuable business skills. HP LIFE offers participants a path to realizing their business dreams. The NC Small Business Center Network, in partnership with the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), is pleased to offer this innovative program to NC entrepreneurs and small business owners free of charge! This program is self-paced, making it possible for more aspiring entrepreneurs to participate. All you have to do is register to start.
Speaker: Various
Location: Online