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‘First Step to Starting a Business’ Seminar by Clarion University SBDC

Do you want to start a business? Mark your calendar for this Clarion University SBDC class, “FIRST STEP to Starting a Business”. This monthly seminar provides an in-depth look at the steps to start a business. Topics include business registration, licenses, business structures, taxation, research tools, what to expect in financing your business and how the SBDC services can help you start and grow your business. This month’s class will be held Saturday, April 20. Cost: $20 per person (Cash or Personal Check) Location: Fairfield Inn & Suites, 2219 Bee Line Highway, DuBois, PA 15801 Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm. Registration is required, Register Online:www.clarion.edu/sbdc/training/ or contact the SBDC at (814) 393-2060 or toll free at (877) 292-1843.

The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) are the only statewide, nationally accredited program that provides high quality one-on-one consulting, training and information resources to empower new and existing businesses.  The SBDC program is a public/private partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and 18 universities and colleges across the Commonwealth.

The mission of the network of Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) is to provide entrepreneurs and small business owners with the knowledge needed to make smart decisions and prosper.

Since its inception in 1980, the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) has evolved into a network of 18 university and college-based centers and more than ninety outreach locations operating under the guidance of the Lead Office located at Kutztown University.

The Pennsylvania SBDC provides consulting services and educational programs to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their small business. SBDC consultants work with entrepreneurs in confidential, one-to-one sessions to help them with a range of business issues including testing a new business proposition, shaping a business plan, investigating funding opportunities, and much more.

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  1. I highly recommend this course for anyone starting a business, great or small, in Pennsylvania. I took this course over 20 years ago after coming over from Europe and wanting to know how to do things correctly here as it was very different from procedures in Europe (they are much more complicated over there!). You will learn all about registering a business, publishing you name selection, different formulas to choose from, what fits best for you and your business, what type of bookkeeping is best, registering for a PA sales tax number, collecting and remitting sales tax. etc, etc.

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