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Taking the Next Steps with Intuit QuickBooks™: For Service Providers, January 14

Are you successfully using QuickBooks for tracking your service business, but need help adding new features? Are you curious about other ways QB may be helpful? Join fellow entrepreneurs in a discussion with Wayne Higdon, QuickBooks Advanced ProAdvisor, of 25th Hour Accounting Solutions. Learn and share tips to reduce frustration and enhance your accounting. Be prepared for preparing your taxes!

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Resources for Starting or Expanding a Business or Non-Profit, January 14

Running a small business or non-profit organization often requires mastering a variety of new skills. Staff from the Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region will introduce you to local, regional, state, and federal resources that can help you succeed.

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Charitable Planning: Managing Your Required Minimum Distribution, January 15

At this workshop, you can learn how to leverage your IRA to make tax-deductible charitable contributions, even if you don’t itemize on your taxes anymore. The strategy is called a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD).

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Work for Yourself at 50+, January 23

Work for Yourself@50+ is a program specifically designed to help people 50 and older learn about what it takes to be successfully self-employed in today’s economy.

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8-Week Business Planning Course, beginning January 18

Join us for some real world business planning. Learn what you need to know to start and run a successful small business with our 8-week intensive training course, offered in partnership with the Huether School of Business of The College of Saint Rose. Class topics include: developing a business plan,…

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Introduction to Intuit QuickBooks™: For Beginners, January 28

Are you ready to have your business use accounting-specific software, but don’t know where or how to begin? Wayne Higdon, QuickBooks Advanced ProAdvisor, of 25th Hour Accounting Solutions, will show you how to simplify your financial recordkeeping, create invoices, track expenditures, and much more.

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Business of Art: Taxes and Record Keeping, January 29

Be ready for tax season by learning simple tricks and tips for staying on top of your finances. This practical guide will help you organize your information, be prepared for meeting deadlines, and perhaps even save you money.

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Creating and Revising a Business Plan, February 4

Starting a business or nonprofit organization involves numerous decisions. Staff from the Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region will show you how to shape your ideas into a written business plan that can guide your efforts and represent your project to potential investors or lenders.

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Business of Art: Intellectual Property and Copyright, February 26

Learn ways to protect your work, ideas, and images.

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Grant Writing: Part 1- Concepts, March 5

Learn the basic concepts behind grant writing: identifying appropriate grants, applications, and writing for your audience.

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