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Updated Withholding Calculator, Form W-4 Released; Calculator Helps Taxpayers Review Withholding Following New Tax Law

  IR-2018-36, Feb. 28, 2018 WASHINGTON –The Internal Revenue Service today released an updated Withholding Calculator on IRS.gov and a new version of Form W-4 to help taxpayers check their 2018 tax withholding following passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in December. The IRS urges taxpayers to use these tools to make sure they have the right amount…

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Training Workshops Coming to Albany, NY

The Women’s Business Center of New York State and Mathias Marketing Inc. will be having three training workshops in Albany, NY at Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant, 44 Wolf Road.The second workshop will be on March 27, 2018 from 11am to 2pm.  The topic is Email Marketing Quickstart. REGISTRATION DEADLINES HAVE BEEN EXTENDED!  REGISTER TODAY! We understand that kick starting…

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Protecting Sensitive Business and Customer Data: Practical Identity Safety Practices for Your Business

A free webinar for small businesses Presented by the Federal Trade Commission & Internal Revenue Service When:  Thursday, February 1, 2018 Time: 1:00 pm Eastern | 12:00 pm Central | 11:00 am Mountain | 10:00 am Pacific | 9:00 am Alaska | 8:00 am Hawaii Identity thieves target small businesses to steal passwords, bank account information, Social Security numbers and…

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Here are four great resources for “Business Plan” Tools

1.   Palo Alto Software – LivePlan. Helps businesses to Pitch, plan, and track their business. Anywhere! Visit liveplan.com 2.   Guided Business Plan – An entrepreneur education firm that publishes books to simplify business plans and growth strategies. Visit guidedbusinessplan.com 3.   DreamBuilder – A free online learning program for women who want to start or grow their own small business. Establishes the building blocks needed for a Business Plan….

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all of our clients and friends!

IRS Offers Small Businesses a One-Stop Resource Center for Help Preparing, Filing and Paying Taxes

IR-2017-192, Nov. 22, 2017 WASHINGTON — Small businesses across the country are preparing for their special day — Small Business Saturday – taking place on Nov. 25. The Internal Revenue Service wants new small business owners, including those involved in the sharing economy, to know that IRS.gov has an online resource center to help them learn all they need to…

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Blogging Success Strategies for 2018

This program was done by speaker Jenna Caputo in Albany last year and it was FANTASTIC! We had so many excellent reviews we wanted to bring it to the Mohawk Valley and appreciate Jenna driving in from Albany to deliver it. The blog was independently invented by Ian Ring, in 1997 and became more popular around 2001. Fifteen years later…

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WHAT IS SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY?

Small Business Saturday® was created in 2010 in response to small business owners’ most pressing need: more customers. Falling between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it’s a day to support the local businesses that create jobs, boost the economy and preserve neighborhoods around the country. It has since become a well-known, celebrated event on the nation’s calendar with support from elected officials and…

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11 Surefire Ways to Save Time on Social Media

Social media is powerful for small businesses.  But while it may be free to use the majority of social media features, there’s still a cost. That cost is time. It can eat hours every week of your time or that of someone on your team. Here are 11 surefire ways you can save time on your social media marketing and…

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October is National Women’s Small Business Month

October is National Women’s Small Business Month, a perfect time to highlight the many accomplishments of women entrepreneurs and small business owners across the nation, as well as right here in our own community. As the Director of a women’s business center (WBC) located in Utica, NY.  I want to highlight what the Women’s Business Center Program does for entrepreneurs….

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