Small Business Center

Tax basics workshop May 29 at The Forge

The Business Tax Workshops offered by the Oklahoma Tax Commission are designed to meet the needs of all business owners, from new businesses to seasoned businesses needing to brush up on the latest tax changes.

For a new business or an individual thinking about setting up a business in Oklahoma, the workshop offers information on formation, business structures, a step-by-step guide to business registration, bookkeeping techniques and a line-by-line explanation of the primary business tax forms.

Tulsa named fourth best city to start a business

NerdWallet has ranked Tulsa as the fourth best city to start a business. The financial literacy website based their results from Tulsa's current economy, small business lending history, job force, and relative cost of living.

Small business contracting workshop coming to Muskogee

The Oklahoma District office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will present Strategies for Growth: Federal Contracting and Certifications April 17th from 9:30 a.m. until noon at Indian Capital Technology Center, 2403 N. 41st St. E in Muskogee.

How to Write a Business Plan: from the Small Business Administration

Small Business Administration

Opening a new business can be overwhelming, especially if you don’t have any experience in the world of business. There are so many things to consider, from identifying the perfect product or service to sell to finding the right financing.

With so many moving parts, getting started can seem rather challenging. A business plan is always a first good step. It will help you lay out your plans, anticipate how you will manage your business and help you get the right financing. In other words, it can really help your company succeed.

i2E seeks applicants for 2013 summer fellows program

Business incubator i2E (Innovation to Enterprise) is offering a paid 10-week fellowship this summer at an entrepreneurial company in Tulsa or Oklahoma City.

Applications for the 2013 i2E Fellows program are being accepted through March 15. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.

Fellows will earn $6,000 while working full-time on projects designed specifically for their skill sets at i2E client companies or at i2E's offices in either city. The Fellowships begin June 3.

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