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UHV SBDC workshop to teach business owners about federal taxes

GONZALES – Small business owners with questions about handling taxes soon will have the opportunity to get some answers from the University of Houston-Victoria Small Business Development Center.

David Plemons

A Small Business Tax Workshop will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the UHV SBDC Gonzales office, 941 St. Joseph St. The presenter will be David Plemons, a Certified Public Accountant in San Antonio who will provide information about federal taxes for small businesses and home-based tax breaks. The workshop is free and open to the public.

“This training is perfect for start-up businesses, part-time businesses, home-based businesses, online businesses and existing small businesses,” said UHV SBDC Director Joe Humphreys. “Filing and paying taxes can be complicated, so the UHV SBDC is glad to offer this training to area small business owners.”

To register for the workshop, contact the SBDC at 361-485-4485, toll free at 1-877-895-7232 or email sbdc@uhv.edu.

The UHV SBDC is part of a nationwide small business assistance program serving the small business community in partnership with federal, state and local governments. The center offers business advising, training and technical assistance to existing and start-up businesses in an 11-county area.

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region since 1973, offers courses leading to 70 bachelor’s, master’s and specialist degree programs and concentrations in the schools of Arts & Sciences; Business Administration; and Education, Health Professions & Human Development. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus, as well as a teaching center in Katy, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. UHV supports the American Association of State Colleges and Universities Opportunities for All initiative to increase awareness about state colleges and universities, and the important role they have in providing a high-quality and accessible education to an increasingly diverse student population, as well as contributing to regional and state economic development.