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Spokane Branch Office
801 W. Riverside Avenue Suite 444
Spokane, WA 99201
United States
Phone: 509-353-2800
Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Be Your Own Boss - Free Workshops - December 12th

Workshop Location
SBA Education and Training Center
Fourth & Battery Building
2401 4th Avenue, Suite 450
Seattle 98121

With numerous Americans facing a transition point in their lives, many are turning toward business ownership as a way to launch their dreams. Whether it’s a creative idea, a better way to do business, or a change in lifestyle, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is here to support the start, growth and success of small businesses.

Join us in person or via the web Thursday, December 12 to attend one or more of the following free workshops.  
Pick and choose:

Thinking of Starting a Business | 8 to 8:30 a.m.
Overview of questions to ask yourself before starting a business along with resources to help you navigate the next steps of entrepreneurship.

Federal Business Taxes | 9 to 11 a.m.
Fundamentals of federal taxes for small business owners including entity choice, accounting methods, and tax forms, among other topics.

SBA Loan Workshop | 12 to 1 p.m.
Learn more about the SBA loan guarantee program, financing alternatives, and what lenders are looking for.

Affordable Care Act 101 | 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
What small businesses need to know about the Affordable Care Act and which resources will help guide them through the new law.

How to Use Intellectual Property to Grow Your Business | 3 pm to 4 p.m.
Learn how to properly protect and/or develop your intellectual property so your business doesn’t lose money.

Preregistration is requested:  E-mail to register

Click the PDF to find out more about the free SBA workshops.

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