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Business Plan Competition!

In an effort to promote an entrepreneurial spirit at the University of Washington Tacoma, City of Tacoma, and the South Sound, the Veterans Incubator for Better Entrepreneurship (VIBE) is developing a world class Business Plan Competition (BPC). The goal of the competition is to motivate, inspire, and develop an entrepreneurial culture whit the expectation to create and retain businesses in the City…

Employers Beware: Tax Scams Targeting Your Employees

Dangerous W-2 Phishing Scam Evolving; Targeting Schools, Restaurants, Hospitals, Tribal Groups and Others Original Post from IRS The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry issued an urgent alert today to all employers that the Form W-2 email phishing scam has evolved beyond the corporate world and is spreading to other sectors, including school districts, tribal organizations and nonprofits….

Is your business on the brink of Major Growth?

For the fifth year in row, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Seattle District Office is offering the Emerging Leaders training initiative for local small businesses on the brink of growth. The intensive entrepreneurship education series includes approximately 100 hours of classroom time during seven months. Upon completion of the course, participants have a three-year growth action plan and a network of…

Washington State offers tax credits to businesses that hire unemployed veterans

This  is to inform your organization that beginning October 1, 2016, businesses that hire unemployed veterans for positions in Washington State may qualify for credit against their State business and occupation (B&O) tax or public utility tax (PUT). The credit equals 20 percent of the wages and benefits a business pays to or on behalf of a qualified employee, up to a…