Tax Planning Opportunities for Small Business Owners

With Caleb Harris, CPA

Monday, November 9th 10-11:30am

or Wed, December 9th 6-8pm

What are the different types of legal ownership for small businesses, and what are the advantages of each? Learn allowable business tax deductions, methods of recordkeeping and documentation, along with the responsibilities of hiring employees (including your family members). Learn about tax shelters and tax audits. Question and answer session at the end. Register at: https://shaec.org/registration-form/

 

   
   

Youtube for Business:

Getting your message out

Thursday, November 5, 6-7:30 pm

 

YouTube can be a great tool to help promote your business. From product demonstration videos to installation or assembly instruction. YouTube videos can be embedded in your website, Facebook page, or even an email. Learn how to get you started creating your own YouTube Channel and how to customize your videos, including adding uncopyrighted music to your video, and how to edit and arrange each segment.

 Register at: https://shaec.org/registration-form/

   
   

Social Media using the MorningBird method:

Four-part series w/ Robyn Miller 

Weds, November 11th, 18th, 25th, Dec 2nd

6-7:30 pm

Register at:

https://shaec.org/registration-form/

Social Media using the MorningBird Method: A 4-week intro class to Facebook and Instagram. Each session will offer insight into the intricacies of social media marketing. By the end of the course, you will have a working and professional-looking Business Facebook page and Instagram profile. You will learn the basics to get you seen in searches, how to write copy for social media and how to format your imagery in an aesthetic way.

   
   

Increase Productivity and Stay Organized

Integrating Google Apps 

Tuesday, November 10th and 17th, 6:00 -7:30 pm

 (Two-part class )

 register at https://shaec.org/registration-form/

Maybe you already use Gmail, and perhaps Google Calendar, but did you know you can use them all with Google Tasks and Google Reminders? You can set reminders, create lists, create events, send emails, and keep everything organized all in one place! Learn how to use these Google tools to stay organized for your personal or business life. You will need to have a google email account to follow along. Two 1.5 hour classes will cover all the basics you need to learn to increase your efficiency using these tools. Taught by Lyle Congdon, of www.lyleleighphotography.com

   
   
 

Bankruptcy Facts and Myths:

What you need to Know

Thursday, November 19th, 6-7:00pm

register at https://shaec.org/registration-form/

· What is bankruptcy? An explanation of the four (4) most common types of bankruptcy chapters

· What are some non-bankruptcy options? Discussion of “credit counseling/debt management programs,” debt negotiation, consolidation, potential consequences of non-action

· Common bankruptcy myths. (will I lose my home, car, business, etc.?)

· Life after bankruptcy – rebuilding is not so hard

-Click here to order Eric’s Book: Stress Ends Here: Financial Freedom Through Bankruptcy

   
   

Adding Paypal to your word press website

Monday, November 23rd, 6-7:00 pm

register at https://shaec.org/registration-form/

PayPal helps over 17 million businesses with payment and credit solutions. PayPal is a safe and secure way to get or receive payments electronically and is used by over 17 million businesses for their payment and credit solutions. In this class, you will learn how easy it is to set up PayPal Checkout in minutes by copying prebuilt code and pasting it next to the products or services you want to sell on your website. It’s a great option for selling without adding shopping cart functionality. PayPal checkout is used to sell a single product or service at a fixed price.

 

   
   

Estate planning basics

Monday, November 30th, 10:30 am-12 pm

A brief course on the basic elements of an estate plan in Massachusetts, including:

· What happens to your assets if you pass without a will

· How can you avoid or minimize the need to go to probate court

· When you need to worry about Massachusetts estate taxes

· How to keep assets intact and in the family (land or a business)

· How to protect assets from assisted living/nursing home care costs

· Addressing unique circumstances like a blended family, a family member with special needs, and more

register at: https://shaec.org/registration-form/

 

   
   

Hosting a virtual holiday gathering
Monday, November 16th, 6-8:00 pm


Can’t get together with the ones you love? Gather family and friends from across the country or across the world using free applications on your phone or laptop. See the new baby in the family, or “live stream” to include those far away from your celebration or event. Register online at https://shaec.org/registration-form/

 

   
   

Selling on eBay

Thursday, November 12th, 10:30 am-12 pm

With over 100 million buyers, eBay is one of the world’s largest online marketplaces. With so many buyers, eBay gives you the opportunity to find more buyers to pay you more for your items.  The biggest barrier to your first listing is often fear. This class will help you get over those fears and start selling.  Register online at https://shaec.org/registration-form/

 

   
   

Using Google Photo
Monday, November 9th, 6-8 pm

Capture and share the moments of your life with the ones you love, without filling up your phone memory or hard drive. Edit, sort, share, and save, all for free. Photography has never been so easy.

  Register online at https://shaec.org/registration-form/