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Small Business FAQs

…other economic opportunities to low- and very low-income persons, especially recipients of government assistance for housing, and to businesses that provide economic opportunities to low- and very low-income persons. Learn more here! For support, contact our friends at the Procurement Technical Assi…

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…aretta Seward Business Advisor email | message Mat-Su Center (907) 373-7232 message this office 201 N. Lucille St. Suite 2A Wasilla, AK 99654-7010 Located in the Wasilla KeyBank building Julie Nolen Matanuska-Susitna Center Director and Associate State Director email | message Trisha…

Choosing a NAICS Code for Your Small Business

…of Alaska uses. That list can be found at Look up the NAICS code you found in the first step to verify it is applicable in the State of Alaska. Repeat this step if you have more than one LOB. *NOTE: Business owners should always g…

Arctic Rivers Guide & Booking Service

…ain license. In 1972, Jacobson began offering high-quality guided hunts on his property 118 miles north of Kotzebue that now holds his solar-powered, two-story lodge, runway, and outbuildings. As guiding allows him to spend more time outdoors and doing his favorite things, he was proud to have earned…

Legal Aspects: Buying & Selling a Business

…this is the case, the buyer should consider a non-compete agreement to protect itself from future competition. The seller might start a competing business or work for a competitor. The non-compete normally covers a geographic area (these days that might include the internet), the type of activities,…

Choosing A NAICS code

…Alaska uses. That list can be found here: . Look up the code you found in the first step to verify it is applicable in the State of Alaska. Repeat this step if you have more than one LOB. *NOTE: When looking through the PDF if the…

Is The Government Buying What You Sell?

…ts. Visit the website to learn when the next “Market Assessment Opportunities: What does the Government Buy?” workshop is being offered at  …

Beginner’s Guide: Sell Your Products on Etsy – On Demand

Bringing a Brick and Mortar Business Online – On Demand

Is QuickBooks Online The Right Accounting Tool For Your Business? – On Demand

Introduction to QuickBooks Online

Online Marketing Strategies for Retail Businesses with Google – On Demand

Opening a Salon in Alaska

Opening a Food Business in Alaska

Buying and Selling Businesses

…ounting perspective. If you haven’t already, sign-up to work with an Alaska SBDC Business Advisor one-on-one to determine what options are best for you….

‘Buy Alaska’ makes the case for local resiliency, growth (KCAW)

…an-owned businesses is available here! And of course, learn more about BuyAlaska at

NC SBTDC Intellectual Property Guide

FAQs About the Alaska SBDC

…nstitute (BEI). SBDCs are nationwide and offer one-on-one, no-cost confidential counseling, low-cost workshops, and reference libraries. SBDCs are part of the nation-wide Association of Small Business Development Centers (ASBDC), which works on behalf of the SBDCs nationwide to support small business…

Are you ready to file your business income tax return?

…ng: Publication 509 (2015), Tax Calendar: Publication 583 (01/2015), Starting a Business and Keeping Records: Business Taxes: htt…

Is your goal to buy or sell a business?

…eller. This allows the seller to turn over to the buyers all financial documents in a confidential manner Obtain 3-5 years of financials from the seller This might include business tax returns and the ending balance sheet for each year, Profit & Loss Statement (P&L), Cash Flow Statement and a copy of…