Dec 03 2019

SBA Encouraging Small Business Week Nominations

SBA Kentucky District Office News - December 2019

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National Small Business Week Awards. Hashtag #SmallBusinessWeek

Don't be shy. Tell us your great small business story. SBA is accepting nominations for small business awards. For information, click here

Questions? Send an email to michael.ashcraft@sba.gov or call 502-276-6867. 

Read the inspiring story about Paul and Stacy Isenberg with Smart Start Child Care, the 2019 SBA Kentucky Small Business of the Year, here.

Small Business Saturday

Thank you for Shopping Small last Saturday.      

Over 68% of dollars spent at a small business stay in the local community.

Shop small all year long.

Why Veterans Are Well-Suited to Become Business Owners

And the Lessons You Can Learn from Them

By Robert Irvine, entrepreneur | chef | veteran

Photo of Robert Irvine, Veteran and Entrepreneur

Anyone who served in any branch of the armed forces is already in possession of these lessons, but the good news for those who didn’t serve is they’re readily available to learn right now. Continue reading.

Twitter Chat: Write a Business Plan        

Dec. 10, 2019 | 3:00 pm ET #SBAchat
Need help writing your business plan? Join @SBAgov and industry experts for a Twitter chat for tips and resources.

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To get the latest information, trends, events and resources for your small business, follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/sba_kentucky       

Protect Your Business from Cybercrime

Did you know that 43% of cybercrime around the world is targeted at small businesses? Get a guide on cybersecurity best practices for small businesses. Learn more.

SBA Twitter Chat

HUBZone Program

SBA HUBZone News for Rural Communities

BIG NEWS! SBA Issues Final Rule to Expand HUBZone Opportunities to Small Businesses and Revitalize Communities: continue reading.

Take Advantage of Tax Breaks

Several tax breaks available in 2019 will expire soon. Businesses face a use-it-or-lose-it opportunity, suggesting that you act now if the tax breaks make sense for your company. Read more

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December Small Business Events

Small business training

Details for classes are listed here under Small Business Events.

More small business events listed here, at this link or SBA.gov.

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