Small Business Programs

Small Business Program Courses are geared toward small businesses and include offerings for businesses that are in all stages of the business life cycle.

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Note: The Small Business classes in this section will be held at our Regional Entrepreneurship Center in the training room. The REC building is located on our IHCC North Campus which is north of Ottumwa at 15330 Truman Street.

 

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Small Business

The Small Business classes in this section will be held at our Regional Entrepreneurship Center in the training room. The REC building is located on our IHCC North Campus which is north of Ottumwa at 15330 Truman Street.

Managing Sales Tax for your Business

This course will provide an overview of Iowa sales and use tax, including common taxable services.

Topics covered will include:

  • What’s the difference between sales tax & use tax?
  • What is taxable?
    -Products
    -Services
  • Common taxable services
  • What rate of tax do I charge?
  • Who needs a tax permit?

-Types of permits

  • How do I apply for a permit?
  • How often do I need to file?
  • How do I file returns & make payments?
  • Are there any exemptions?

-Exemption certificates

  • What is local option sales tax and when is it charged?
  • What is taxable?

-Products

-Services

  • Retailer’s use tax & consumer’s use tax
  • How do I apply for a permit?
  • How often do I need to file?
  • How do I file returns & make payments?

Time will be left at the end for any other general questions.

May 8 – May 8
18/YR*BUS*1256*301
Tues, 10:00AM – Noon

$30.00
Instructor:  O’Neill

 

QuickBooks for your Non-Profit Organization

Are you the treasurer or administrator of a non-profit organization, such as a county fair or church? This class will give you hands-on experience using QuickBooks software.

You will learn how to:

  • Set up your non-profit organization
  • Pay and enter expenses, deposits & invoices
  • Understand Income Statement & Balance Sheet reports
  • Budget for future expenses
  • Process loan payments
  • Make corrections when things are wrong
  • Prepare for filing Form 990

Bryan Ziegler will make getting your non-profit organization financially organized a breeze!

June 19 – June 26
18/YR*BUS*1407*308
Tues, 7:00PM – 9:30PM

$49.00
Instructor:  Ziegler

 

 Business QuickBooks

Do you need a quick start to using QuickBooks? This class will include hands-on experience with QuickBooks software. You will learn how to:

  • Set up a business
  • Pay and enter expenses
  • Deposits and invoices
  • Complete the payroll set-up
  • Understand the reports of income and balance sheet
  • Handle exemptions of inventory, depreciation and loan payments
  • Make corrections when things are wrong
  • Prepare for income tax time

Several handouts will be provided. We can make QuickBooks fun!!!

June 28 – June 28
18/YR*BUS*1407*307
Thurs, 9:00AM – 3:00PM

$69.00
Instructor:  Ziegler

 

Entrepreneurship Camp: Let’s get Slimed! – Ages 10-13

Come have the slime of your life at Entrepreneurship Camp! In this one-day camp, we will go through the steps necessary to start your own slime business. From naming the company and creating a logo and marketing plan to mixing up some slime and packaging and selling it, we will take you through it all.

 Entrepreneurship Camp is open to kids ages 10-13 years old. Lunch will be provided, and we will end the day by setting up shop and selling our slime! Campers will be transported to the main campus to set up shop and can be picked up in the Advanced Technology Center Room 111A at the end of the day.

July 11 – July 11
18/YR*NON*1293*116
North Campus
Wed, 9:00AM – 3:00PM
Regional Entrepreneurship Center
Rm: Training

$30.00
Instructor:  Ziegler & S. Stevens

 
Continuing Education Course Refund Policy:

In order to qualify for a refund, you must cancel your registration at least 3 business days prior to course start.  If you have not prepaid for the class, charges will be assessed to your account if you do not cancel within the required timeframe or if you do not show up for the class you will be charged.  Exceptions will be made only in extreme circumstances.  To cancel a registration, call us at 1-800-346-4413.