Are you aware of the
new tax laws?
New laws involving tax deductions and credits for small businesses have been implemented or expanded in 2010. Learning about them can help you claim, if you are entitled to them, on your 2010 tax return, and make decisions based on the laws still in effect in 2011.
if you own a small business, it is important that you understand these laws so you can maximize your cash flow and keep more money in your you business.
To learn more about the tax changes for small businesses visit the IRS website.
Congrats to Denese Huntsberry, REM Owner of ALEO Environmental Enterprise Inc for receiving her GSA schedule! Congrats!
Big AWESOME! To the SWEB Development team for receiving recognition for their work on their IPHONE APPS with 1 gold ADDY and 2 silver ADDYs! Bravo!
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|Biggest Start Up Mistakes!
Feeling passionate about what you make, sell, or do is an important part of your business, but as difficult as it might seem, so is cash flow, human resources, marketing and insurance.
Hiscox specialists insurer surveyed 500 small businesses in the US and found the top four mistakes when starting up a business:
- Underestimating monthly expenses
- Hiring the wrong people
- Not knowing how to market and sell their products
- Not securing enough financing
The research also mentioned that business owners face with gaps of knowledge in financing and credit, hiring and firing personnel, and understanding the impact of taxes.
To read more about the survey click here.
|Upcoming Seminars |
Thinking of Going Green? Learn how!
March 3rd at 4:30 p.m.
Learn more about our seminars and register online here
ACCION's WBC will be hosting its 3rd annual IWD EXPO in conjunction with the Mayor's Commission on the Status of Women and Girls, the City Manager's Office, and City Council.
The event is scheduled for March 8th from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Come EXPO your organization's services and products (non profits, small businesses, and corporations) to hundreds of thought leaders and listen to Naomi Tutu, daughter of Desmond Tutu. A portion of your registration will go the Mayor's Scholarship Fund!
Registration for EXPO is $75 non profit $100 small business
From you to your customer!
April 8, 2011
This seminar, featuring, Susan Young will build your confidence in sales and marketing in today's market.
Susan is considered a media expert, award wining radio news reporter, entrepreneur, professional speaker and author.
For sponsorship opportunities email email@example.com
Email us to learn more about this event!
Co-hosted by ACCION WBC &
St. Mary's NCR Program!
$500 to $50,000
$50,000 to $250,000
*Macro loans (504 Loans)
$250,000 to $10 million
* Strategic Planning & Referrals
* Women's Business Center
* Counseling & Seminars
or email us!
Biz With the city? Better ReGISTER!
The City of San Antonio has implemented a new system for businesses that do business with the city called e-procurement system. In order to continue doing business with the city ALL businesses must register online here
The benefits of the system include enhancing transparency and efficiency and ensure consistency in the way the City does business. Register today and if you have any questions email: firstname.lastname@example.org
What's the SBA hype?
So much has changed in the last year with SBA and we wanted to share some information on the New Women's Rule and the SBA 504 Refinance program.
SBA Women's Rule
is a new federal program dedicated to helping our federal agencies meet the 5% federal women contracting goal. The rule will allow women owned businesses to be awarded SET ASIDE contracts! Learn more here
, the rule was implemented in February.
SBA 504 Refinance
The SBA 504 refinance program
allows for conventional loans
who meet the SBA 504 guidelines and that balloon in December 2012 to refinance under an SBA 504. If you are unsure, you should visit this website or call us to determine if you are in fact eligible! Visit SBA's new website here
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San Antonio Lending
and Learning Center
225 W. Poplar
San Antonio, Texas 78212
Austin Lending Office
Wells Fargo Building, Suite 201
912 Bastrop Highway
Austin, Texas 78741
2014 S. Hackberry
San Antonio, Texas 78210