Category Archives: Workshops

Workshop: Saving Taxes for Small Businesses

Do you want to know the 8 key strategies small businesses can use reduce their Federal and Washington taxes?

Do you want to gain a deeper knowledge of what taxes you and your business are required to pay?

If you answer either of these questions with a “yes”, you need to attend this workshop which is specifically designed for small businesses and their owners.

This workshop will:

  • Show you the types of Federal, state and local taxes to which a business in Washington may be required to pay.
  • Demonstrate to you, with real-life examples, how to minimize your business and personal taxes so you keep more money in your business and your pocket.

Tuesday, 26 June 2018
2:00 PM to 5:30 PM

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Zero cost federal tax deduction — business use of your home.

by Joe Heinrich, Certified SCORE Mentor

Nirvana would be that a small business owner could generate a deduction from her/his business’s taxable income at no cost. Well, that situation is available for many small business owners: the business use of the home deduction. However, not all of small business owners are taking advantage of this deduction due to not knowing about it or fearing that taking the deduction will trigger an IRS audit.

First, the facts. IRS regulations allow a business owner to take a deduction for the business use of the home, provided that the space is used “exclusively and regularly” for business purposes. The space can either be a room, a part of a room, a closet, the basement or garage, or a separate building on the home’s lot.  Continue reading

Your concerns are important to us.

Kitsap SCORE is working with other organizations to create a series of business roundtables and workshops. Each meeting will focus on issues raised by the group’s members. Presentations and discussions will be aimed at helping each member solve problems and grow their businesses.

If you were a member of one of these groups, what would you want to discuss?  Continue reading

Does your small business need an app?

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Apps are everywhere. From your phone to your tablet to even your desktop computer, businesses of all types are offering easy-to-download applications to make your life easier. (helpful workshop)

If your business runs a little better with technology’s help, you might be tempted to develop an app of your own. Or you might have been approached by a company that claims that having an app for your business will be critical for increasing sales or customer engagement.  Continue reading

Your concerns are important to us.

Kitsap SCORE is working with other organizations to create a series of business roundtables and workshops. Each meeting will focus on issues raised by the group’s members. Presentations and discussions will be aimed at helping each member solve problems and grow their businesses.

If you were a member of one of these groups, what would you want to discuss?

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business – Online Workshop

SSSBMake a smart start on your business idea with the Simple Steps for Starting Your Business series by SCORE mentors, sponsored by Canon, U.S.A.

Watch the online workshop modules and download the free guide to get practical information and exercises that will help you determine whether starting a small business is right for you.

Take the Online Course

Are Your Ready for a Mentor?

Kitsap SCORE is here to help. Click this link to request a mentor. If you don’t happen to live on the Kitsap Peninsula, visit score.org. More than 11,000 volunteers nationwide are ready to help.