The ASU-SBDC (Angelo State University Small Business Development Center) will host the training event “Tax Tips for Small Business Owners” this Thursday, November 12th at 6:00pm for $15.00.
Are you overwhelmed by tax season? Let them help you to better understand how to prepare for the upcoming tax season. Michelle Perkey, CPA with Oliver, Rainey and Wojtek will provide you with the guidance needed to implement various tax saving strategies by year end. She will cover some of the tax information specific to different business entity types and help you to better navigate payroll requirements.

The ASU-SBDC (Small Business Development Center), Chamber of Commerce, and The Business Factory (part of the Concho Valley Center for Entrepreneurial Development) have teamed up to provide entrepreneurs and business owners an informative speaker series called the Business Brown Bag Series.

The next Business Brown Bag series will take place on Tuesday, November 17th, from 12 noon – 1 p.m. at the Chamber Riverview Room (418 W. Ave. B.) and the topic is “Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services Program (DARS)”

The speaker will be Pat Pastors, MRC Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

This event is FREE to attend and open to the public with an RSVP Box lunches (optional) are available for a nominal $7 fee.

The ASU-SBDC (Angelo State University Small Business Development Center) is excited to conduct the Texas Small Business Needs Assessment Poll in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Community Development Office (FRB).

The Poll is an annual survey of Texas small business owners, and it is administered online.  It consists of about 11 key questions on a variety of topics including: firm size, performance, strategy, financing, and employee skills.  FRB anticipates that the survey will take no more than 10 to 15 minutes for respondents to answer, and assures that the anonymity of respondents will be preserved.  This is the 3rd annual survey period.

The poll is currently open and will remain open until December 31st, 2015. Small Business owners can access this poll from the home page of the ASU-SBDC website-

The ASU-SBDC encourages all small business owners participate in the poll in order for us to better serve the small business community.

Please direct any questions regarding this survey to Emily Perlmeter at To find out more about this ASU-SBDC programs please call the ASU-SBDC at (325) 942-2098 or register online at