California Capital Financial Development Corp. News

California Capital Financial Development Corp. News

Patents & Trademarks / Intellectual Property @ California Capital FDC
May 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

This class will provide a comprehensive overview of intellectual property rights and protections of importance to the small business owner. Learn the basics of Trade Secrets, Copyrights, Patents, and Trademark. The class will include a tutorial on performing a Trademark search and filling out a Trademark application online.

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Dealing with Difficult Employees @ California Capital FDC
May 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Conflicts in the workplace are distracting, uncomfortable, and emotional. It is a common challenge for managers to handle these situations while avoiding legal pitfalls. But with the right tools and training, managers can successfully resolve – and reduce – incidents. In this course, you’ll learn about how to identify conflicts early and decide the best course of action; specific action steps for handling conflicts effectively and legally; and ways to reduce current workplace conflicts and prevent small squabbles from becoming full-blown incidents.

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eProcurement Workshop with Sacramento County @ California Capital FDC
May 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

eProcurement Workshop with Sacramento County

Prerequisite: Doing Business with County of Sacramento Workshop

Overview: Now that your firm is registered to receive solicitation (RFBs, RFPs) notifications for the County of Sacramento through its eProcurement partner (Public Purchase), this workshop will show you how to use Public Purchase to respond. The workshop will include:

Review of Sacramento County Standard Bid Documents
How to enter a Response in Public Purchase
How to navigate the system
How to review your response
How to print your response
Question and Answer Session

Craig Radar, Purchasing Agent

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How To Develop a Marketing Plan for Your Company @ California Capital FDC
May 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

A marketing plan, sometimes called a marketing strategy, is the action plan for how you are going to promote your business. Learn how to start and execute a marketing strategy for your company with Tina Reynolds and Mia Lopez of Uptown Studios!
In this workshop, you’ll learn how to:

Begin a marketing strategy that can be executed by a team of any size.
Understand the marketing channels that are right for your company.
Develop marketing goals for your business.

About the presenters: Uptown Studios has been a creative source since 1992. We are a Sacramento-based visual communications firm specializing in website design, graphic design, video production and social media management, marketing and training. We do not outsource our work – it is done by our team in Sacramento, California. Visit our website to find out more about us at www.

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Navigating The Federal Acquisition Regulation @ California Capital FDC
May 11 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for a class covering the Federal Governments “rule book” on the purchasing of goods and services!

Topics Covered:

Becoming acquainted with the “rule book” for federal contracting
Clauses and provisions
Clause prescriptions
FAR supplements and search tools
Practical exercises

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Basics of Surety Bonding @ California Capital FDC
May 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Come learn the basic principles of surety bonding. In this workshop you will learn to speak the language of surety from basic principles, how to qualify for bonding, to understanding the important relationship between your surety professional and contractor.

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The Basics of Bookkeeping for Small Businesses @ California Capital FDC
May 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Often times accounting is the last thing most entrepreneurs think about when they begin their business. Most people decide to begin a business because there is something to offer the world. Most business owners are not equipped to deal with finances for a number of reasons; one could be knowledge, the other reason is money to pay a bookkeeper. This course addresses both of these reasons. Bookkeeping for Non-Bookkeepers is a course that gives you, the business owner; terms that can help broaden your knowledge. It gives you the sense of confidence to prepare your bookkeeping if hiring bookkeeping is not part of the budget now!
Learning Objectives:

Bookkeeping Terms
Charts of Accounts
The Use of Charts of Accounts in Accounting Software
Presented by: Anita Johnson, founder of Money Wisdom for Women

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Improve Your Financial Well-Being @ California Capital FDC
May 17 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

At this workshop, you’ll learn more about:
• How to improve your personal cash flow
• Ways to financially protect what’s important to you
• Money-saving tips
• Strategies for securing your retirement

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Taxation, Deductions & Compliance for LLC Businesses @ California Capital FDC
May 17 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Mr. Roth will share 31 years as a tax and business advisor

Some areas to be covered:

Reasons to operate your business as an LLC
Legal standing, alter ego—lost tax benefits, lost asset protection
LLC taxation and legal structures (Single-member, multi-member, partnership and corporation LLCs)
Taxation of members (sole owner, partnership, employee, passive, S corp)
LLCs holding real estate (passive activity v. business)
Selections for LLCs
Out-of-state LLCs, California and nexus tax issues
Tax deductions for LLCs—recordkeeping, reporting, compliance
LLC owned and personally-owned vehicles— Tax treatment and reporting
Office in home—tax treatment for LLC businesses
Operating agreements and tax deductions
Loans v. capital—IRS problems if not documented
Reasonable compensation for working owners of LLC S corps
Where to deduct non-reimbursed expenses
Reimbursement plans—accountable v. non-accountable
Distributions of LLC earnings and property
Tax issues when dissolving LLCs

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Contracting 101 with the Small Business Administration @ California Capital FDC
May 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Topics Covered:

Registering with the federal government
Small business certifications
Small business contracting set-asides
Looking for opportunities
How the government buys
Marketing to the federal government

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