We love this post by Susan Ward, and we encourage everyone to click here to read her great thoughts on each of these resolutions. Here are the highlights:
Round 1 of this bracket-style voting closed yesterday, and we’re thrilled to see so many of our clients on the list. Click here to check out who made it and vote for your favorite Oakland restaurants.
Effective January 1, OBDC Small Business Finance began service as the new host of the Alameda County’s Small Business Development Center.
Don’t miss your opportunity to learn about the new resources and tax incentives available for small businesses offered by the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. The GO-Biz summit will feature presentations on three major tax incentives for small businesses, information on the new California and San Francisco online business portal, and resources for financing your business.
The Affordable Care Act places health insurance requirements on both individuals and employers. Health Law Guide for Business created a quick flow chart to help you determine what your responsibility is under the law.
As the year ends, it’s a great time to take stock of your business performance over the last year, update your financial projections for the year to come, and make sure your financial projections align with your business’ strategic goals. Creating a strategic plan can help you articulate all of this in one place.
As the year winds down, this is a critical time for tax preparation. Accounting Today produced 10 tips for year-end tax planning. Click here to view their advice slideshow.
OBDC is proud to call Oakland our hometown, and at the end of the year, we want to take a few moments to reflect on the incredible impact of the Oakland businesses we have supported over the years.
The Oakland Business Sustainability Program offers one-on-one, customized services to support businesses before, during, and after the East Bay Bus Rapid Transit construction period.
We can support your business to:
One of OBDC’s clients is Legal Support on Your Side, offering fast, reliable, and affordable legal support services to Bay Area residents. They recently produced a commercial, and we’re thrilled to share it.