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05/24/16
Basic Sales & Use Tax Seminar

Basic Sales & Use Tax Seminar
A representative from California State Board of Equalization will provide information on basic sales and use tax requirements including, How To: acquire sale’s permits; prepare resale and exemption certificates; determine what is taxable and non-taxable; file your sales and use tax return electronically; identify your reductions, exemptions, and tax rate; become a eClient; file and pay online; maintain adequate records; navigate the application process; understand the definition of what is a sale, and other important facts and responsibilities of a business owner.
 

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05/24/16
Willows Intermediate School Spring Concert

Enjoy the "Award Winning" Willows Intermediate School Spring Conert. These students have been working hard all year and sound AMAZING!!  GO CARDINALS!! 

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05/25/16
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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05/26/16
Toastmasters Training

Learn how to improve your speach, listening, leadership, impromptu speaking and related skills in a safe, supportive environment.  

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05/26/16
Export Trade Forum: How to Successfully Export

Export Trade Forum: How to Successfully Export Your Products Globally
This forum is jammed packed with international trade opportunities. You will learn how to successfully access the global marketplace to grow your business; best sales opportunities; identify financing programs to fund new opportunities; export financing; what letter of credits are and how and when to use them; various types of credits; commercial terms; insuring against possible risks; address foreign currencies and exchange rates; how to properly ship products and get paid; federal and state programs available to support your export endeavors; where growth markets are; the prospects for growth and stability to a “new to export” business; and what is happening globally including: Greece, the European Community, Japan, China, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East. An Expert Panel will follow for Questions and Answers

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05/28/16
Willows 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 can call the office if you would like to attend ever 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.

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06/01/16
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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06/02/16
Financial Management Series for Existing Businesse

4-weeks, 2-hours a week series designed to teach you how to utilize your financial statements to better manage & understand your business operations, cash flow and profitability. The Series include: interpreting financial statements; Identifying your cash flow cycle & how it impacts your business; Learning how to calculate & use financial ratios to troubleshoot fiscal dangers & improve performance; How to think critically when looking at pricing & costs; and Developing forecast & budget techniques to improve profits.


 

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06/02/16
Willows High School Spring Concert

The WILLOWS HONKER BAND Spring Conert under the direcion of Mr. Joseph West will be held at Willows Memorial Hall.  This event will also include the award ceremony for outstanding band members and senior night presentations.

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