Ideally, preparation for your tax appointment should begin in January of the tax year you’re working with. Right after the new year, set up a safe storage location – a file drawer, a cupboard, a safe, etc. As you receive pertinent records, file them right away, before they’re forgotten or lost. By making the practice a habit, you’ll find your job a lot easier when your actual appointment date rolls around. Continue reading ‘Getting the Most From Your Tax Appointment’
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Ever wonder if the content on your company’s web site is effective? Whether you are presenting the site for customer loyalty or sales, content is king. And to help you evaluate your written content, the SBDC and CITD came across an excellent article for doing just that. Small Business Advisor Gabriel Reyes meets with entrepreneurs to review their web sites and work on search engine optimization. After you read this article, you may wish to schedule an appointment with him. Read more…
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On-Bill Financing (OBF) is a program being offered by a growing number of utilities in an effort to get small businesses to become more energy efficient. In San Diego, SDG&E’s OBF program covers 100% of the energy efficiency equipment and installation costs (after rebates and incentives) through an unsecured loan to the customer at 0% interest. The customer repays the loan through their regular utility bill. In many cases, the monthly loan payment is completely offset by the energy savings. Once the loan is repaid, the business keeps the monthly savings, helping their bottom line. Continue reading ‘Cut Energy Costs and Finance Your Energy Efficiency Upgrades at 0%’
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The SBDC and CITD wants business owners to know about a press release we recently received from San Diego Gas & Electric. SDG&E wants customers to be aware that someone posing as an employee of SDG&E is targeting Hispanic and Asian small businesses in San Diego, threatening to turn off their power due to not making a late payment to their SDG&E account. The impersonators ask for an immediate payment unless they provide their credit card information. Continue reading ‘Hispanic And Asian Small Businesses Targeted By Person Claiming To Be From SDG&E’
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SBDC and CITD Small Business Advisor Gabriel Reyes brought this small business article to our attention. According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, local small businesses can get free “mail-back” recycling kits to help them legally recycle old fluorescent lamps, thanks to the Department of Environmental Health and a federal stimulus grant.
“The County strives to be business friendly and we want to make it easy for businesses to recycle,” said Supervisor Greg Cox. “This is also a good way to people to properly dispose of fluorescent lights and other electronic waste.” Get the details…