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Pennsylvania Tax Workshops, Meetings and Seminars

If you live near a state line, please look for workshops in nearby cities of the bordering state.

First Step Seminars

These workshops assist entrepreneurs in starting down the path to successful business ownership; evaluating business ideas, developing a business plan, selecting a legal structure, registering a company and exploring financing options. IRS small business tools are distributed to participants free of charge.

BEAVER, BUTLER, LAWRENCE COUNTIES and PITTSBURGH

For the dates, times, locations and topics please refer to the Duquesne Small Business Development Center website; Contact: Christine Hughes; Phone: 412-396-6233; E-mail: hughesc@duq.edu.
Sponsored by: Duquesne University Small Business Development Center

CHESTER

Attendance at a First Step Seminar is a prerequisite for Small Business Development Center clients who are starting up a new enterprise. Seminars cost $25 and are held monthly. For more information, visit the Widener University SBDC website; Contact: Mary Williams; Phone: 610-619-8490; Email: info@widenersbdc.org.
Sponsored by: Widener University - Small Business Development Center

ERIE

For the dates, times, locations and topics visit the Gannon Small Business Development Center website; Contact: Jodie Gloekler; Phone: 814-871-7232; Email: GLOEKLER005@gannon.edu
Sponsored by: Gannon University Small Business Development Center

SCRANTON

The First Step is a requirement of all start-up individuals who wish to become a client of the University of Scranton Small Business Development Center; Fee $20.
Registration: Visit the University of Scranton SBDC website; Contact: University of Scranton Small Business Development Center; Phone: 570-941-7588; Email: gallaghert1@scranton.edu
Sponsored by: The University of Scranton - Small Business Development Center

WILKES-BARRE

Contact: Teresa Gallagher; Phone: 570-408-4340; Email: gallaghert1@scranton.edu
Sessions are offered free of charge for two hours bi-weekly.
Sponsored by: Wilkes University Small Business Development Center Innovation Center

SCORE Small Business Workshops

In addition to free face-to-face counseling, SCORE can recommend low-cost workshops and seminars for both start-up and in-business entrepreneurs. Workshops are at other area SCORE offices as well as other resource partners. Training topics range from writing a business plan to e-commerce to marketing, depending on the current needs of our business community. Workshops also offer an opportunity to interact with other local small business owners.

Many workshop presenters are practicing professionals including accountants, lawyers, bankers and business managers from diverse businesses and industries. Other facilitators are SCORE counselors who have years of industry and business experience. For information on workshops and seminars, visit the Philadelphia SCORE website; Contact: Mark Maguire; Phone: 215-580-2712; Email: scorephila@yahoo.com.
Sponsored by: SCORE - Philadelphia Chapter

Western PA Chapter of APA Membership Meeting

This is the quarterly meeting with lunch followed by a speaker(s) and a short business meeting ends the afternoon. The Chapter invites anyone involved in the payroll profession to join. IRS Stakeholder Liaison will discuss key messages and updates, including tax provisions of the Affordable Care Act. For more information, please refer to the Western PA Chapter website:
Sponsored By: Western PA Chapter of APA

PITTSBURGH

Date: May 13, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Crowne Plaza - Green Tree (Foster Plaza), 401 Holiday Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15220
Contact Fred Weissert; Phone: 412-820-6018; Email: president@apawesternpa.org


Bucknell University
Small Business Development Center
125 Dana Engineering Building
Bucknell University
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Phone: 570-577-1249
Toll Free: 866-375-6010
Fax: 570-577-1768
E-mail: sbdc@bucknell.edu
Website: Bucknell University

Clarion University
Small Business Development Center
330 North Point Drive, Suite 100
Clarion, PA 16214-3873
Phone: 814-393-2060
Toll Free: 877-292-1843
Fax: 814-393-2636
E-mail: sbdc@clarion.edu
Website: Clarion University

Duquesne University
Small Business Development Center
108 Rockwell Hall
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282-0103
Phone: 412-396-6233
Fax: 412-396-5884
E-mail: duqsbdc@duq.edu
Website: Duquesne University

Gannon University
Small Business Development Center
120 West 9th Street
Erie, PA 16501
Phone: 814-871-7232
Toll Free: 877-258-6648
Fax: 814-871-7383
E-mail: gusbdc@gannon.edu
Website: Gannon University

Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Small Business Development Center
1011 South Drive
Indiana, PA 16705-2100
Phone: 724-357-7915
E-mail: tpalamon@iup.edu
Website: Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Small Business Development Center
DeFrancesco #3
Kutztown, PA 19530
Phone: 877- 4PA-SBDC
717-346-2029 or 877-4PA-SBDC
Fax: 717-346-2038
Email: mckowen@kutztown.edu
Website: Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Lehigh University
Small Business Development Center
College of Business and Economics
Rauch Business Center
621 Taylor Street, Room 390
Bethlehem, PA 18015-3117
Phone: 610-758-3980
Fax: 610-758-5205
E-mail: insbdc@lehigh.edu
Website: Lehigh University

Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania
Small Business Development Center
105 Annex Building
Lock Haven, PA 17745
Phone: 570-326-1971
Website: Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania

Penn State University
Small Business Development Center
003 Keller Building
University Park, PA 16802-7000
Phone: 814-863-4293
E-mail: sbdc@psu.edu
Website: Penn State University

Saint Francis University
Small Business Development Center
117 Evergreen Drive
Loretto, PA 15940
Phone: 814-472-3200
Fax: 814-472-3202
E-mail: brc@francis.edu
Website: Saint Frances University

Saint Vincent College
Small Business Development Center
300 Fraser Purchase Road
Latrobe, PA 15650-2690
Phone: 724-532-6600
Website: Saint Vincent College

Shippensburg University
Small Business Development Center
405 Grove Hall
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257
Phone: 717-477-1935
Fax: 717-477-4010
E-mail: sbdc@ship.edu.
Website: Shippensburg University

Fox School of Business - Temple University
Small Business Development Center
1510 Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Phone: 215-204-7282
Fax: 215-204-4554
E-mail: SBDC@sbm.temple.edu
Website: Fox School of Business - Temple University

University of Pittsburgh
Small Business Development Center
Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: 412-648-1544
Fax: 412-648-1636
E-mail:ieeinfo@katz.pitt.edu
Website: University of Pittsburgh

University of Scranton
Small Business Development Center
2nd Floor, Estate Building
200 Monroe Avenue
Scranton, PA 18510
Phone: 570-941-7588
E-mail: sbdc@scranton.edu 
Website: University of Scranton

Wharton Small Business Development Center
Vance Hall
Small Business Development Center
3733 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-898-4861
Fax: 215-898-1063
E-mail: mail@sbdc.wharton.upenn.edu
Website: Wharton Small Business Development Center

Wilkes University
Small Business Development Center
Innovation Center, Suite 200
7 South Main Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-1706
Phone: 570-408-4340
Fax: 570-408-7889
E-mail: SBDC@wilkes.edu
Website: Wilkes University


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