Free workshops offer small business resources

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The Inland Empire Small Business Development Center is offering several free workshops targeting small business owners. The workshops are conducted online. For more information, please call Mary Takavorian at (909) 983-5005.

Product Knowledge: Learn about the importance of product knowledge, targeting your audience, self assessment and staff training.

Small Business Administration (SBA) Procurement Series: This series is led by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and will discuss the requirements, application process and how to become SBA 8(a), SBA Women-Owned Small Business, and/or SBA HUBZone Certified.

Food Industry Tax Webinar: Learn how to navigate the complex menu of what foods are taxable and non-taxable, the “80/80 Rule,” and combo meals.  Understand the law regarding employee meals, gratuities, catering and coupons.  Hear about taxable cover charges, cake decorating, and selling food “tax included.”  This a one-stop seminar for all food related businesses.

Human Resource 101 for New Managers and Supervisors: Employees are your great asset but also your source of potential liability. This workshop will cover important human resources information you need to know to be a great leader.