All employers must complete a Form I-9 for each employee verifying that the employee is legally authorized to work in the United States.
A new version of the Form I-9 will be on its way by the end of the year, and it’s wise to remember that compliance with Form I-9 requirements is an essential business …

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SCORE Workshop – Protect Your Business Against Hacking – September 30

SCORE’s B.Y.O.B.B. (Bring Your Own Brown Bag) lunch event, Arming Your Business Against Hackers will feature Peter Kardel, CEO of Clever Ducks, who will present an informative and entertaining session on how you can protect your business against the scourge of the internet, hackers.  Come at 11:30 and eat your lunch before or at 12:00 …

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SCORE Business Plan Workshop – September 24

Starting a business?  Been running a business but are you too busy to know where it is going?  Need to get a loan or find investors?  You need a business plan!
The workshop starts with the basic elements of a business plan, moves on to talk about the essentials of marketing your business, connects these marketing …

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New State Law Requires All Employers to Electronically File and Pay to the EDD

Assembly Bill (AB) 1245 (Chapter 222, Statutes of 2015), authored by Assembly Member Ken Cooley and sponsored by Small Business California, extends to all employers the requirement to electronically submit employment tax returns, wage reports, and payroll tax deposits to the Employment Development Department (EDD) beginning January 1, 2017. Electronic filing and paying offers employers …

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Volunteers and emergency responders will participate in a simulated plane crash at the Santa Maria Public Airport on Friday, September 23, 2016. The airport will remain open for normal operations during this exercise, and those present in the terminal, restaurant and general aviation areas will be notified that this is only a drill.
The scenario is …

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