Starting A New Venture @ Online
Jun 29 all-day

Overwhelmed in starting your business? Get ready to jump-start your launch in this unique course filled with online lessons from nationally known entrepreneurs. Use this real world experience and rules of the road to learn the valuable tips and advice and avoid the most common mistakes. We’ll walk you through a practical a business model and startup blueprint that lets you seize opportunities and use proven steps to execute a successful startup. Online. Live WebEx sessions once a week beginning 6/8 from 6-8:30 pm.

Webinar: Foreign Earned Income for U.S. Overseas Taxpayers @ Online Webinar
Jun 29 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Free one-hour broadcast for:

• Tax professionals and organizations
• Payroll professionals and organizations
• Industry organizations
• State departments
• Overseas embassies
• Employers

Topics include:

• Requirements for claiming the foreign income exclusion
• Identifying which form to use: Form 2555 or 2555-EZ
• Specifying information to include on Form 2555 or 2555-EZ
• Plus a live Q&A with IRS subject matter experts

Register for the webinar: https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/445/15416

Earn one continuing education credit – category: federal tax
To receive a certificate of completion and CE credit, you must:

• View the live presentation on 6/29/16 for at least 50 minutes from the start of the program.
• To confirm your attendance and receive your certificate of completion, view the presentation while signed-in using the same email address used to register; you will not receive credit by watching this webinar on someone else’s computer.
• Groups cannot register with one email address and receive separate certificates; each person must register separately.
• Look for your Certificate of Completion by e-mail approximately three weeks after the broadcast.
• If you have met all requirements, you will automatically receive your certificate of completion by email about three weeks after the event.

Enrolled Agents or other tax return preparers attending for education on a voluntary basis must register using your 8-digit PTIN and name as shown on your PTIN card or letter. If you don’t have a PTIN, you will receive a certificate; however, your credit will not be reported to the IRS. Other tax professionals will receive a certificate and may receive credit if the broadcast meets their organizations’ or states’ CPE requirements.


Stay in-the-know on the go! View IRS webinars on smartphones and tablets
Find this event archived on www.irsvideos.gov about three weeks after it airs

How to Write a Business Plan @ Small Business Center
Jun 29 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

A business plan can be the most important tool a small business owner has. Learn how to turn your ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success. This seminar teaches you the important components of a business plan and helps you lay the foundation for a winning plan. Find out how marketing, operations, and finance are interrelated. Discover how a business plan is used by potential lenders, the dos and don’ts of writing a plan and steps for making the process easy. This seminar is designed for new and established business owners.

Marketing Your Business @ Online
Jul 7 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Marketing for the 21st Century small business is more dynamic and challenging than ever. Discover how to most effectively and efficiently use the many marketing tools available. Gain insights to understand and reach your customer, analyze your industry and business environment and differentiate between branding, advertising, and grassroots marketing techniques. Explore the components of an effective marketing plan in this comprehensive seminar.

SBA’s Small Business Certification Workshops @ SBA NC District Office
Jul 12 @ 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Did you know the Federal Government spends over $600 billion dollars on goods and services every year? Would you like to find out how your business can access the federal marketplace?

Attend a FREE Workshop and Learn About Federal Certifications:

  • Woman-Owned Small Business
  • Small Disadvantaged Business
  • Veteran & Service Disabled Veteran Program
  • 8(a) Business Development Program
  • HUBZone Empowerment Contracting Program

All Seminars are FREE of Charge No RSVP Needed – Walk-ins Sign in at Event

All SBA programs are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Mia Fagley at 704-344-6396

2015- October 13, November 10, December 8
2016- January 12, February 9, March 8, April 12, May 10, June 14, July 12, August 9, September 13

QuickBooks® Certified User: Exam Review and Certification Test @ Central Campus
Jul 12 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Become a Certified QuickBooks® User and stand out from the crowd! The exam prep will provide a review for QuickBooks Level 1 and Level 2 course completers in preparation for the QuickBooks Certified User exam. The exam will verify your knowledge of QuickBooks Pro financial software and by achieving a score of 80 percent and above you will earn the industry recognized “QuickBooks Certified User” status. If you are a bookkeeper, office manager or business owner who wishes to demonstrate your QuickBooks knowledge and capabilities to current and future employers, this designation is for you. Prerequisite: Students seeking to sit for the examination are required to have completed SBX 7440 and SBX 7460. $210.

Your Small Business Taxes @ Small Business Center
Jul 13 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Gain a solid understanding of taxes required for small business owners and develop the best tax strategy for your business. Become familiar with the latest tax forms and procedures for both state and federal taxes. Discover how everyday business decisions can have tax implications that can affect your bottom line. This seminar is important for both new and experienced business owners.

Job Costing in QuickBooks® @ CPCC Central Campus
Jul 14 @ 8:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Accurate job costing is one of the most critical tasks for managing jobbased businesses like construction companies, professional services firms and even not-for-profits. Many owners put it off because it seems too complicated or time-consuming. Discover how to use QuickBooks® as a powerful job costing tool to help your business grow and prosper. One day class. 30 minute Lunch break.

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: SCORE & The Library @ Charlotte Mecklenburg Library--Main
Jul 20 @ 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: SCORE & The Library @ Charlotte Mecklenburg Library--Main

Learn about business plans, how to develop your business, & SCORE support services. If you are not using the free library research services for collecting reliable information on competitors, prospects, suppliers, market data and more……. find out how!

Empowerment Saturdays @ Charlotte-Mecklenburg BLACK CHAMBER of Commerce
Jul 23 @ 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Empowerment Saturdays

Do you have control of your business — or does it own you?

CMBCC Empowerment Saturdays are here to empower small business owners with the training, tools and resources you need to build your success story. Join the Charlotte-Mecklenburg BLACK CHAMBER of Commerce each month for our signature educational workshop series — including powerful keynotes and workshops by industry leaders chosen to inspire, educate and create a dynamic learning experience to help you (and your business) grow.

CMBCC Members $10.00 | Guests $15.00

Click here cmbcc.org/events to learn more and register online