Small Business Accounting Workshop
Pleasanton To Hold Collaborative Business Workshop
(Pleasanton, TX – October 22, 2018) The City of Pleasanton and the Office of State Representative Ryan Guillen will hold a Collaborative Small Business Workshop in partnership with the Texas Comptroller’s Office and the Texas Secretary of State on November 8, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. – 1 p.m., at Coastal Bend College-Pleasanton.
The workshop will offer regional businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs the requirements to formally registering businesses through the State of Texas. The Texas Secretary of State (SOS) is charged with the governance of business registration in the State. The SOS offers many support services for businesses from filing information, to business start-up services, and training and educational resources. Representatives from the SOS will be on hand to provide support to all business owners.
The Collaborative Small Business Workshop will feature a presentation from the Texas Comptroller’s Office. The Comptroller’s Office serves as the tax collector, purchaser, treasurer, accountant, and revenue estimator for the State of Texas. The Comptroller’s Office offers a variety of free services to assist businesses to meet all required revenue reporting procedures for the State of Texas.
There are different reporting requirements that apply to certain types of businesses, which have specific revenue reporting and payment procedures. Representatives from the Comptroller’s Office will present the most current filing requirements and be available to address questions from workshop participants.
“We are happy to partner with State Representative Ryan Guillen and welcome representatives from the Secretary of State and Comptroller’s Office,” says Pleasanton City Manager Johnny Huizar. “The City of Pleasanton is committed to assisting all businesses stay in compliance with proper business registration and revenue reporting procedures, which will help businesses avoid late fees and fines,” adds Huizar.
The City of Pleasanton will also conduct a Business Tax Workshop in December, which will inform business owners on the various tax breaks available to minimize tax liabilities to the State and Federal Government.
“There are many tax write-offs and incentives that business owners overlook every filing year, which is really hurting their bottom. We want to make sure that businesses aren’t overpaying and exposing themselves to large tax bills that can be minimized by using the tax code,” says EMC Owner and Founder Janice M. Gonzalez.
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Pleasanton To Hold Part Two of Marketing & Branding Workshop
(Pleasanton, TX – September 7, 2018) The City of Pleasanton will host the “Ready to Work” Collaborative Career Fair in partnership with Coastal Bend College and Workforce Solutions Alamo, on October 4, 2018, at the Pleasanton Civic Center.
The career fair will include several local, state, and federal government agencies, private sector companies, and several departments from Coastal Bend College.
Coastal Bend College will assist in conducting outreach to surrounding school districts and target high school juniors and seniors.
Area residents are encouraged to participate in this free career fair and bring several copies of their updated resumes to present to potential employers.
The Pleasanton “Ready to Work” Collaborative Career Fair will include two sessions.
High School Student Session (9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.) 11th & 12th grade students.
General Public Session (12 p.m. – 3 p.m.).
“We are very pleased to partner with Coastal Bend College and Workforce Solutions on this collaborative career fair,” says Pleasanton City Manager Johnny Huizar. “This career fair will expose area residents to well-paying jobs that can lead to long-term careers,” adds Huizar.
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Pleasanton Represented at Texas Rural Challenge
All speakers challenged communities to work together in the spirt of regionalism and collaborative efforts whenever possible to achieve greater economic development. “Cities, counties, school districts, institutions of higher learning, and council of governments must work together and build partnerships that will strengthen the local and state economy,” said Secretary of State Rolando Pablos.
The Pleasanton representatives participated in several breakout sessions, which included: Technology Adoption, Accessing Opportunities for Trade, Regional Approaches for Economic Growth, and Skilled Labor Force for Rural Texas. The City of Pleasanton is working on several projects that addresses all the topics discussed during the conference.
Free Marketing Opportunity for Pleasanton Businesses & Nonprofits
(Pleasanton, TX – June 15, 2018) The City of Pleasanton, through its Business & Economic Development Consulting Firm, EMC Strategy Group, LLC, will offer FREE marketing services for any local resident seeking to promote and grow their business or nonprofit.
Services include: development a marketing strategy and marketing campaign, website development, social media development, and graphic design. Participating businesses or nonprofits will be responsible for website hosting fees, which typically run between $10 - $25 dollars per month.
Companies invest thousands of dollars for these marketing services, which can be difficult for small business or business start-ups to afford.
“We are excited about offering these free marketing services to Pleasanton residents and I encourage our citizens to take advantage of this great opportunity,” says Johnny Huizar, Pleasanton City Manager.
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Two Local Businesses Begin City’s New Mentoring Program
(Pleasanton, TX – May 21, 2018) The City of Pleasanton is pleased to announce that two local business owners have begun the mentoring process as part of the city’s new Business Start-up Assistance Program last week. The program was launched on May 16, 2018.