How to Stay Motivated While Running Your Small Business

How to Stay Motivated While Running Your Small Business

Low-Tech Excel Tips

IRS Cracking Down on Misclassified Employees

IRS Cracking Down on Misclassified Employees

State Board of Equalization offering Free Small Business Seminar

Presents: Pomona Small Business Seminar - Strategies for Success

Jerome E. Horton
Chairman, State Board of Equalization

SEMINAR TOPICS:

•  New permit holder training

•  Employment taxes

•  Forms of ownership

•  How to prepare for an audit

•  Compliance issues

•  SBA loan programs and services

•  Business marketing

•  Record keeping and tax tips

PRESENTATIONS BY:

US Small Business Administration has Global Business Opportunities for Riverside County Businesses

Global Business Opportunities for Riverside County Businesses

Participate in an exclusive training program designed to develop business strategies, insights, and networks of contacts necessary to successfully expand sales globally.  These courses will provide you with the hands-on tools and the latest information necessary to succeed.  You'll be informed about options for financing export trade and marketing assistance currently available through state and federal agencies to leverage these resources.  Make exporting part of your business growth strategy.

CSLB Reminds Contractors to Get Permits Before Excavating

CSLB Reminds Contractors to Get Permits Before Excavating

Failing to contact 811 regional notification centers risks safety, big fines, license

SACRAMENTO – The Contractors State License Board reminds contractors who plan to disturb a ground surface—whether by digging, drilling, boring, etc.—that they must call 811 before beginning a project. You must contact either the Northern or Southern California regional notification center at least two working days (but not more than 14 calendar days) before beginning your excavation project.

Reminder to Report Use Tax on Your 2012 California Income Tax Return

As you prepare to file your 2012 California income tax return (due April 15, 2013), the State Board of Equalization would like to remind you that you may owe use tax on your personal purchases.

We have made it easy to report and pay your use tax:

Are you up to speed? Do you know the Federal Payroll Laws for Recordkeeping ... read on

Summary of Information Required by Major Federal Payroll Laws

Recordkeeping Requirements
The major federal payroll tax laws do impose recordkeeping requirements on employers, but no specific form of record is mandated. The table below lists the specific information needed and the retention time periods required.

Summary of Information Required by Major Federal Payroll Laws

New Family Medical Leave Act Regulations Effective March 8, 2013

New Family Medical Leave Act Regulations Effective March 8, 2013

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule implementing important regulations expanding FMLA protections.

Reminder: Post Your Job-Related Injuries Summary Form 300A February 1, 2013

Reminder: Post Your Job-Related Injuries Summary

Employers must annually post a summary of work-related injuries and illnesses (known as the Form 300A). The form must be posted at your place of business from February 1 through April 30.