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ADOR Launches Tax Amnesty Website, Application Period Opens July 1

MONTGOMERY, May 11, 2018 – The Alabama Department of Revenue (ADOR) has launched, a website dedicated to the Alabama Tax Delinquency Amnesty Program of 2018, created by Act 2018-153. The amnesty application period runs July 1 – Sept. 30, 2018, and applies to...

World Trade Month Go Global Webinar Series

As part of World Trade Month, federal agencies will be conducting a Go Global online program.  The four-part webinar series helps participants gain valuable insights on strategies for international sales success. Presenting agencies will include the U.S. Small Business Administration, Ex-Im Bank, and the U.S.

SBA Alabama District Office Celebrates Two Emerging Leaders Graduations

Birmingham – The SBA Alabama District Office recognized graduates from two classes as part of the Emerging Leaders Initiative. On October 19, nine business owners graduated from the Birmingham class and on October 24, twenty graduated from the Mobile class. The Birmingham event was...

Governor Ivey Proclaims Small Business Saturday

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey has signed a proclamation formally declaring November 25th as Small Business Saturday in Alabama. Small Business Saturday is designed to celebrate and support small businesses and the impact it has on Alabama communities. “Small Business Saturday is a wonderful...

Alabama Launchpad selects 2 innovative startups for funding

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Two Birmingham firms prevailed in the latest round of the Alabama startup competition that has pumped millions of dollars into innovative ideas across the state. The Alabama Launchpad Startup Competition Finale, held Wednesday night at Iron City, featured six teams that...

SBA Announces Funding Competition to Organizations Providing Federal Procurement Training To Veteran Entrepreneurs

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration today announced the Veteran Federal Procurement Entrepreneurship Training Program (VFPETP-2017-01) funding opportunity competition.  The funding will be given to a U.S.-based organization to expand an existing program providing federal procurement entrepreneurship training to veteran-owned small businesses and service-disabled...

Alabama Small Business Development Center has big impact

The Alabama Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network was recognized recently for its role in helping thousands of small businesses in Alabama, as part of national “SBDC Day” to share the impact SBDCs have in communities across the country. The Alabama program is an accredited...

SBA Expands its Emerging Leaders Initiative Helping Small Businesses to Thrive

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration today announced the launch of the 2017 Emerging Leaders Initiative, a seven-month executive-level training series targeting small businesses with high-growth potential in underserved cities across the nation.  This year, three new cities have been added, bringing the number...

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