Entries by Cindy Doyl

New IRS assistant helps employers withhold the right amount of income tax

• The IRS has launched a new online assistant designed to help employers, especially small businesses, easily determine the right amount of federal income tax to withhold from their workers’ pay. • Now available for download, without charge, on IRS.gov, the Income Tax Withholding Assistant for Employers, is designed to help any employer who would […]

Ephrata chiropractor seizes the moment with SBDC assistance

EPHRATA, Wash.–When a healthcare provider in a small town retires, patients are often left scrambling for care, either doing without or traveling long distances to find new providers. Business transition trifecta Fortunately, when Dr. Bill Davis, one of three chiropractors in Ephrata, retired after 36 years in practice, Dr. Tashauna Devine was able to take […]

With SBDC Advising, sawyer sees business grow

Joshua Wilke had been a successful one-man tree removal service for more than a dozen years when he started working with a Washington Small Business Development Center (SBDC) business advisor at Highline College in 2016. Transition to a business of value Since then, he has transformed what was essentially self-employment into a business of value that […]

Vancouver Entrepreneur Builds Advanced Manufacturing Business

VANCOUVER, Wash.—When Sam Gagliano read on Craigslist that a machine shop was for sale, he was intrigued. He’d been working in CNC machine shops for nearly 20 years and owning his own shop had been a long-term goal. As it turned out, the seller had several pieces of equipment in his garage—where he’d been manufacturing […]

National Tax Security Awareness Week Dec 2-6

The week of December 2-6, marks the 4th annual National Tax Security Awareness Week. Security Summit partners will once again urge taxpayers, businesses and tax professionals to enhance their online security as the holiday shopping season kicks off and identity thieves step up their efforts to steal personal and financial data. Tax Security Awareness Week […]

No current WSBDC Advisor postings

Washington Small Business Development Center (WSBDC) Career Opportunities will be posted here as openings are available. Please check back frequently for new Business Advisor postings. For more information about the WSBDC see http://wsbdc.org/about/ For national SBDC career information see America’s SBDC http://americassbdc.org/about-us/career-opportunities/

SBA Seattle District Invites Small Businesses to Share Their Story for National Small Business Week 2020

Award Nominations Sought from Across Washington and northern Idaho Release Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 Release Number: 2019-10-29 Advisory Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 Contact: Lisa White | (206) 553-7050 | lisa.white@sba.gov SEATTLE –The U.S. Small Business Administration Seattle District Office is now accepting nominations for its 2020 National Small Business Week Awards, including the Washington […]

Chocolatier creates recipe for growth with SBDC advising

MOUNT VERNSON, Wash.— For a dozen years, chocolatier Karen Neugebauer has been perfecting her craft while running her own small business, Forte Chocolates. “Chocolate doesn’t back down,” she said from her production kitchen on Riverside Drive in Mount Vernon. That means chocolate is a fantastic medium for a self-described “control freak” who loves both science […]