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They’re the backbone of the U.S. economy and an elite group of risk takers, innovators, and job creators. Entrepreneurs are the key drivers of the U.S. economy, particularly minority business enterprises (MBEs). According to the U.S. Census Survey of Business Owners, there are 8 million MBEs in the U.S. who generate total gross revenues exceeding $1.4 trillion. These numbers reflect a 38 percent increase between 2007 and 2012.
In this month's issue, we'll focus on another aspect of the holiday season: that new device you get or give during the holidays. Whether it's a smartphone, laptop, desktop, tablet, or another device, check out the below tips to help you protect your new technology and secure your personal data.
As tax filing season approaches, the Internal Revenue Service wants taxpayers who are self-employed or involved in the sharing economy to know about free resources that are available to help them with their taxes.
Sole proprietors and independent contractors can get helpful information from the IRS Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center. This resource includes online tools such as the Tax Calendar for Businesses and Self-Employed, which has key tax dates and necessary actions for each month of the year.
U.S. Federal Government contracts represent a tremendous sales and revenue opportunity for small businesses.
Here are five steps to get started as a contractor:
Qualifying as a Small Business
You may take it for granted that your company is a "small business". The distinction is important if you wish to register for government contracting as a small business.
Did you know the federal government buys nearly $100 billion worth of goods and services from small businesses each year?
Government contracts can offer significant opportunities for small businesses, but selling to the government requires a very different approach than selling to the commercial sector.
Learn how you can leverage small business certifications to diversify your revenue stream and improve your bottom line!
December 2016 Federal Contracting Webinar Series
System for Award Management (SAM)
Monday, Dec 5, 2016 - 8:30am