Classes and Events
Financing Workshop and Small Business Tax Seminar
Prepare yourself to get approved for a small business
Enhance your small business tax savings!
Join us October 2nd for this drop-in
workshop. Come any time between 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
What do lenders look for? Gain a better
understanding of small business lending. Accion Loan Officer Hussain Bhanpuri will
present alternative financing and the 6 C’s of lending. Speak one-on-one with
loan officers regarding your particular situation and apply on the spot!
9:00 - 9:15 a.m.: Introducing
Accion financing and CEP free tax services
9:15 – 10:00.: Credit and
alternative financing Q&A
10:00 -10:30: Meet Accion
Loan Officers to discuss your business financing options
10:30 - 11:00: Networking
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.: Center
for Economic Progress tax workshop
Did you know there are critical things to do
NOW to minimize your tax bill this year? Learn the steps you must take this
fall to enable you and your accountant to minimize your tax liability:
Gain awareness of
the of the important tax advantages and responsibilities of being self-employed
income tracking and reporting
Learn about items
that are deductible and the associated record-keeping
resources available to help self-employed taxpayers with tax record-keeping
ABOUT Center for Economic Progress
The Center for Economic Progress is an
award-winning non-profit organization that helps low-income families move from
financial uncertainty to financial security. Its free services include the
year-round Tax Clinic that helps clients resolve IRS and state tax
problems. Learn more: www.economicprogress.org.
Accion Chicago is a part of the Accion U.S.
Network, the largest microfinance network in the United States. Since its
founding in 1991, members have collectively lent $305 million to small business
owners nationwide. Accion Chicago has disbursed more than $20 million to over
2,500 clients since 1994. In 2011 alone, Accion lent more than $2 million to
301 businesses that created and retained more than 1,000 jobs.