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Kansas Small Business Development Center


Are you looking to start a business? Do you have a business you want to grow? Take advantage of our resources to give your ideas an edge.

Small Business Startup Series Tax Workshops Quickbooks Free Events


Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Topeka

How To Start A Business

Here you will be introduced to the basic steps of starting a small business. Topics include: researching your idea, legal structures, registration requirements, writing a business plan, and available financing options. Checklists will be provided.


Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Topeka

Business Plan Workshop

Do you have an idea for a business, but aren’t sure where to start? This hands-on workshop focuses on making your business idea become a reality by helping you to develop a business plan from the ground up.


Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Topeka

Marketing For Success

If your business needs to grow, marketing will be the key to your success


Thursday, August 21, 2014 • Topeka

Beginners Quickbooks Pro (Day One)

Learn how to set up your company, navigate menus and lists, track bank accounts and credit cards, invoice customers and make deposits, enter and pay bills, and print basic reports.


Friday, August 22, 2014 • Topeka

Advanced Quickbooks Pro (Day Two)

Learn more advanced features, including setting up and managing payroll, inventory, estimates and job costing, sales and payroll taxes, budgeting, and advanced reports.


Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Topeka

Small Business Finance

Need to save time and money? Managing your finances does not have to be hard. We will provide you with the tools to simplify your recordkeeping and provide reports to guide your effort.


Thursday, October 16, 2014 • Topeka

State Tax Workshop

This class focuses on the basics of state sales tax and includes a brief overview of state employee withholding and estimated tax payments.


Thursday, October 16, 2014 • Topeka

Sales Tax for Construction Contractors

Discusses how sales tax applies to materials and labor, Project Exemption Certificates, sales tax returns, and billing.