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*WEBINAR: Managing Your Small Business through the Pandemic - April 7

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

How employers can claim the Employee Retention Tax Credit, and the April 8 opening of the $16 billion Shuttered Venue Operators Grant portal are among topics of this week’s free webinar presented by the Small Business Development Center at CSU Bakersfield. 

Host and SBDC director, Kelly Bearden will be joined by CPA Michael Stevenson, of the accounting firm Barbich, Hooper, King, Dill & Hoffman.  They will discuss the newly-extended Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC) for 2020 and how employers can claim their refundable tax credit. Stevenson will also share strategies for implementing the ERTC in 2021 with other pandemic relief programs.

Other webinar topics will include the $16 billion SBA Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Program online portal opening April 8, the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, plus updates on the Paycheck Protection Program, Targeted EIDL Advance, the Bakersfield ReStart Loan-to-Grant Program and more.  

Questions from attendees will be taken.  

This is the 56th in the weekly “Webinar Wednesday” series that provides pandemic relief updates on available federal, state, and local funding options, tax credit programs, employee programs, and other opportunities helpful to employers and business owners. 

The SBDC is open for free one-on-one consulting to help small business owners with the Targeted EIDL Advance, PPP, California Relief Grant and other government pandemic assistance programs. New and existing businesses can click here to sign up for assistance. 

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.