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E-File and E-Pay Mandate (AB) 1245

E-File and E-Pay Mandate (AB) 1245

New Employer Requirement The California Assembly Bill (AB) 1245, also known as the e-file and e-pay mandate requires all employers to electronically submit employment tax returns, wage reports and payroll tax deposits to the Economic Development Department (EDD). This mandate is effective January 1, 2017 for employers with 10 or more employees and effective for all […]

County of Riverside Economic Development Agency Announced as New Host for Coachella Valley SBDC

County of Riverside Economic Development Agency Announced as New Host for Coachella Valley SBDC

Coachella Valley Small Business Development Center Gears Up to Offer Area Small Businesses Startup and Growth Opportunities  The Orange County Inland Empire Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network Lead Center hosted by California State University, Fullerton named the Riverside County Economic Development Agency (EDA) as the host for its newest center, the Coachella Valley SBDC today. The […]

Request For Proposal For Web Design & Development Services

The OC/IE website development project’s primary goal is to design and develop a new web property to provide general information and resources, as well as differentiated information on each of the OC/IE SBDC’s six business development centers. The project entails design and development of a custom WordPress theme, developed, installed, and configured as part of […]

International Trade Forecast 2015

On Thursday December 10th, the Small Business Development Center in conjunction with the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics- Woods Center for Economic Analysis and Forecasting held the first ever International Trade Forecast.    View or Download the Report Below! International Trade Forecast 2015

SBIR/STTR Research Funding: Tips provided by TriTech SBDC

SBIR/STTR Research Funding: Tips provided by TriTech SBDC

Hi. I’m Molly Schmid with the TriTech Small Business Development Center here in Southern California. Clients frequently come to me, to ask “How they can use SBIR or STTR grants to help grow their business?” Understand the SBIR & STTR Programs: There are 12 federal agencies that administer the SBIR & STTR grants and each […]

Using QuickBooks to Grow Your Business: Tips provided by Inland Empire SBDC

Using QuickBooks to Grow Your Business: Tips provided by Inland Empire SBDC

Hi, my name is Al Gohary and I’m a business consultant with the Small Business Development Center. I’m also a QuickBooks Pro-Advisor, certified in all QuickBooks Products.  Most people ask me, “Why do I need to use accounting software to run my business?” and I always say there are 3 main reasons: Organizing your Business: […]

Industry panelists included, left to right, Kwaku Gyabaah (Clark Construction), Whitney Malone (Schimmick Construction), Noah Collins (Baker Electric), Stacey Jeffers (Straub Construction), and Bekele Demissie (Orange County Transportation Authority). Credit: Kato Cooks/Peter Mack Media

Orange County SBDC hosts a successful public works match-making event

On July 16 Orange County SBDC presented a successful seminar in the construction industry in the Rancho Santiago Community College District offices. This seminar was meant to give attendees the opportunity to be matched up with contractors in public works, potential buyers and learn about the Construction Industry’s Best Practices.   The seminar began with […]

Starting a Business tips provided by our Inland Empire SBDC Business Consultant Paul Nolta

Starting a Business tips provided by our Inland Empire SBDC Business Consultant Paul Nolta

Starting a business can be challenging but preparing yourself is the best way to set your business for success. Review these three important tips as you prepare to take on the entrepreneurial path.  1. Understand the legal aspects of starting a business You will have to touch base with federal, state, county and city officials […]

Debt Financing tips provided by our Coachella Valley SBDC Director, Ezekiel Bonillas

Debt Financing tips provided by our Coachella Valley SBDC Director, Ezekiel Bonillas

Are you looking to fund your business without giving away equity? If so, debt financing might be your solution. Before going to the bank though, prepare your business to meet the following loan criteria checklist I call the three-legged stool: credit, collateral and cash flows.   1. Credit: Assuring that anyone who has over 15% ownership of your […]

Regional Director, Priscilla Lopez named the 2013 Business Woman of the Year

Regional Director, Priscilla Lopez named the 2013 Business Woman of the Year

We are very proud to announce that the National Hispanic Business Women Association (NHBWA) has named our Regional Director, Priscilla Lopez, as this year’s Business Woman of the Year. Read below on her community involvement and passion for education that makes her stand out. Congratulations Priscilla!