SBA Los Angeles District Office Workshops

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SBA Los Angeles District Office

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October 2012:

Federal and State Basic Payroll Tax Seminar
10/10      9:00AM – 3:00PM Presented by the IRS and the California EDD Tax office
You will learn about California payroll reporting requirements, including forms, employer obligations, reporting, payment requirements, independent contractor reporting requirements, electronic filing and payment requirements and options.  Additionally, Federal payroll reporting requirements, including Forms 940, 941, 1099, W-2, W-4, W-9, and alternative filing will be discussed.
8(a) Certification Application Workshop
10/25 9:00AM – 11:00AM Presented by SBA
This workshop will address the initial criteria needed for entrance into the 8(a) Business Development Program. Review tips on how to complete the electronic application and how to market in the federal contracting arena. The 8(a) workshop is on a first-come, first-served basis. The office is located in a secured building and pre-registration is required.  To register, please contact Ms. Beatriz Devis at (818) 552-3223 or email .
Business Lessons from the Best: What I Learned from Top CEOs & Entrepreneurs  
10/30 6:00PM – 8:00PM Presented by Antonio Neves
Over the course of his 10 year career as an award-winning business journalist, Antonio Neves has interviewed top CEOs & entrepreneurs who have built companies from the ground up in the best and worst of times. These include Tony Hsieh (Zappos), Chip Conley (Joie de Vivre), Chris Zane (Zane's Cycles) and many more. In this talk, he shares some of the secret sauce that they’ve used to master critical challenges facing businesses and grow their companies into large-scale successes.
About Antonio Neves
Antonio Neves is the founder of THINQACTION where he works with entrepreneurs and small business owner to produce exceptional results in their work.  An in demand speaker, Antonio regularly speaks at major events including the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Big Omaha, Thinc Iowa, Unreasonable Climax and more. As an award-winning business journalist, Antonio served as the correspondent of the NBC produced MSN business show “Cool Runnings" and is articles on entrepreneurship appear in Entrepreneur Magazine, MSN Money, and Fox Business. A graduate of Western Michigan University, Antonio holds a Master’s Degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
Profitability & Growth: 4 Steps toward Winning in Business  
10/31 1:00PM – 4:00PM Presented by Phoenix Business Development Group
Do you know why some businesses make money? And others don’t? Building a business is a process that once you know these 4 steps, you can create success in your business forever. The path to Profitability and Sustainability are found in four critical areas of your business and when implemented properly, is like inserting a key into a lock that unleashes the potential of your business.
This 4-Hour workshop will guide business owners through four stages of the business cycle. In this engaging, relevant and fun workshop - we guarantee each attendee will be able to apply our methods to get the results they want!
Attend this workshop if you want to learn how to:
 Be more profitable
 Attract more clients
 Market and Brand yourself and your business
 Implement strategies for growing your business
 Measure your success
Instructors: Tonya Hayes, Sheila Coates, and Bonique Edwards

November 2012:

State Payroll Tax Seminar
11/14      9:00AM – 1:00PM Presented by the California EDD Tax office
 Who would benefit:
             Those seeking hands-on experience in calculating taxes and completing payroll tax forms.
             Anyone who has attended a previous Federal/State or State Basic Payroll Tax Seminar.
             Those familiar with State payroll tax reporting who would like additional practice.

December 2012:

How to Manage Unemployment Insurance Costs
12/12      9:00AM – 12:00PM Presented by the California EDD Tax office
You will learn:
  • How the unemployment insurance rate is established.
  • What is an unemployment insurance reserve account.
  • Important notices and statements.
  • How to minimize unemployment insurance costs.
 ___________________________________________________________________________________________ helps small businesses find green contracts, grants, and partnerships throughout the federal government.  It promotes sustainable, environmentally friendly procurement practices and lets small businesses share information related to green contracting.
Free Small Business Counseling by Appointment…..Call or Click 
LA SCORE @ 818 552-3206 or
LA Small Business Development Center @ 562-938-5020 or
The SBA training program is made possible by the generous support of our volunteer teachers and presenters.  We appreciate their time and expertise; however, these presentations do not represent an endorsement of their views, opinions, products, or services by SBA.  All SBA programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least 2 weeks in advance.
Parking will not be validated. Street parking is also available.
Date: 10/4/2012  Christina Stace 818 552-3288