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07/26/16
California Competes Tax Credit

The California Competes Tax Credit is an income tax credit available to businesses that want to locate, stay, or grow in California.  Learn how to apply for the tax credit online, and evaluation factors for meeting the requirements.  The deadline for businesses to apply for this great opportunity is August 15th, 2016.  There is no fee to apply.
 

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07/27/16
New Venture Series for Start-Up Businesses

This 4-part training series provides essential information for individuals thinking about starting a new business and new business owners.  Topics include: Legal Requirements & Market Analysis, Cost Analysis, Funding Your Small Business and Business Plan Overview.  You will learn the legal requirements for business start-up, how to assess your market and plan for direction, how to obtain funding, and calculate start-up costs and best practice for completing a business plan.
 

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07/27/16
Steps to Business Start-up

This workshop provides new business owners and individuals who are thinking about starting their own businesses, step-by-step information on what it take to start and run a small business. Topics include overview of: legal requirements, business planning, target marketing, start-up costs, loans and alternative lending, resources available in your communities, and much more.

 

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07/28/16
QuickBooks I, II, III, & IV Series

This 4-part QuickBooks series begins with how QBs works, getting around, learning common accounting terms used by QBs, creating a new company file, setting preferences, entering new customer, vendors accounts, & items, backing up your data and basic accounting, & reviewing the basic Balance Sheet, P&L, and Cash Flow reports. You will learn about working with bank accounts (including how to handle PayPal & Square), reconciling accounts, using other account types (credit cards, loans & fixed assets), entering sales information, receiving payments & making deposits, generating customer statements, entering & paying bills, downloading bank and credit card activity, issuing 1099s, and memorizing transactions. The later series covers, running related financial reports, analyzing financial data, setting up inventory, tracking & paying sales tax, tracking time, customizing forms/letters and overview of more advanced features (syncing contacts, sharing your file electronically with your accountant, exporting to Excel, using the Doc Center, entering budgets, & technical suggestions when you have problems). The trainer is a CPA and QuickBooks ProAdvisor. Training includes manual.

 

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07/28/16
Employees Regulation, Compliance & Minimum Wage

Wage & Hour Law Update: Small business owners are often bedeviled by wage & hour laws and regulations, but you don’t have to be. Learn about the compliance requirements that affect your business before it’s too late. In this informative & interactive session, you will learn about new minimum wage requirements and how they affect sick leave, hiring practices, and job classifications (independent contractors vs. employees), among other topics. The trainer is an attorney at law with expertise in employment and labor law.



 

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07/28/16
Corning Farmer's Market

 This year's Corning Farmer's Market starts on June 9th and runs through August 18th.  The Corning Farmers' Market is always on Thursday Evenings from 5 till 7:30pm, and is held at the North Side Park, located at 1414 Colusa Street, next to the City Pool.  It's a great opportunity for local growers and merchants to advertise and sell their products on a local, community-based environment.  If you are a vendor interested in booth space, or are interested in helping out, contact us here at the Corning Chamber of Commerce by calling (530)824-5550, or email us at: info@corningcachamber.org 
You can also find information and vendor applications at www.corningcachamber.org 

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07/30/16
Community Market

The CM will be every Saturday from 8 am to 11am
(Set-up for vendors 7am)
The Community Market will feature: 
Growers-
Organizations-
Businesses-
Artisans-
This is a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED situation. Each 10x10 parking stall is $5.
Vendors call the office if you would like to attend every market to set up permanent space.
With a permanent space, if you have not called or do not show up and it is 15 minutes before 
opening we reserve the right to give your booth to another vendor that day, all remaining dates are yours.
We have Yancy's Fruit and Veggies, and several talented artisans and other growers to fulfill your Saturday shopping!
See you at the Market!
 

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08/03/16
New Venture Series for Start-Up Businesses

This 4-part training series provides essential information for individuals thinking about starting a new business and new business owners.  Topics include: Legal Requirements & Market Analysis, Cost Analysis, Funding Your Small Business and Business Plan Overview.  You will learn the legal requirements for business start-up, how to assess your market and plan for direction, how to obtain funding, and calculate start-up costs and best practice for completing a business plan.
 

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