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November 15, 2007

ULM SBDC to offer “Tax Issues for Construction/Residential Contractors” workshop Dec. 5

The University of Louisiana at Monroe Small Business Development Center will present a workshop, titled “Tax Issues for Construction/Residential Contractors” Wednesday, Dec. 5 from 8 a.m. – noon at the ULM Administration Building, Room 2-105. There is a $20 cost to attend.

This workshop is an opportunity for residential contractors to receive four hours of CPE credits that are required by the Louisiana State Licensing Board every year. Topics of discussion include general record keeping, abusive schemes, gross receipts, accounting methods, office in your home, travel and entertainment, employment taxes, independent contractor vs. employee, and depreciation.

The workshop is a partnership between the SBDC, the IRS, and the Louisiana Society of Enrolled Agents. The workshop will be presented by a member of LSEA who has volunteered his/her time and is enrolled to practice before the IRS.

The LSBDC provides quality, no-fee, confidential, one-on-one counseling services to potential and existing business owners; provides no-fee management and technical assistance services by appointment; conducts workshops and seminars to help small business people become better managers and to keep them informed about current events and changing trends in today’s business world; and maintains a resource library which includes statistical data, census figures, SBA publications, and a variety of other information.

Preregistration is encouraged. For more information, call the ULM SBDC at: (318) 342-1224, or go online at:

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