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Start Small, Start Smart!
Melinda D. Carter, J.D., is the director of the Minority Business Assistance Center for the Columbus Region, as well as president and founder of Brown Bread Consulting, LLC. An experienced attorney, she has advocated for historically marginalized businesses for over 20 years. Melinda served as the Executive Director of the City of Columbus Equal Business Opportunity Office and as the State EEO Coordinator and Special Assistant to the Governor of the State of Ohio. During her tenure in public service, minority-owned, women-owned and disadvantaged small business were awarded over 400 million dollars in contracts.
Join, Director Carter for “Start Small, Start Smart” a presentation on the essentials for New Business Owners. From developing your product or service to establish a process for collecting payment, and everything in between.
This FREE workshop is to assist companies who wish to be-come certified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
(DBE), Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), Encouraging, Diversity, Growth & Equity Enterprise (EDGE), and/or Veteran-Friendly Business Enterprise (VFBE).
HOT TOPIC : THE NEW TAX CUTS & JOBS ACT (TCJA) EXPLAINED
Join us, February 28, 2019, for a panel discussion with our tax experts as they decipher the new TCJA Tax Act.
Topics will include business structures, how they are impacted by the changes. The Opportunity Tax Credit deductions and business eligibility.
Come to hear if your business can take advantage of the 20% qualified business income tax deduction and much more.
Panel facilitator, Otto Beatty III will guide the conversation and uncover the steps you need to take before filing your taxes, be ready to file.
He will be joined by our panelists, Carla Gwinn, Tax Professional; Demetrius Robinson, Tax Attorney, and Jessica Johnson, CPA.