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Beginning Recordkeeping for Small Businesses

December 29, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


To register, please click: ntv.bz/records

Recordkeeping is important for all businesses. Keeping good “books” will help you better plan your business in the future and allow you to accurately report on your activities whether that is to the tax man or the bank for a loan. In this webinar, Mark Thompson, IDRS’ Executive Director, will lead participants through a discussion on the importance of recordkeeping, some simple methods of how to keep good records, and the types of information that are most important for you to keep.

This workshop is FREE and OPEN to ALL community members.  The workshop will take place on Tuesday, December 29th at 11:00 am Pacific / 12:00 pm Mountain / 1:00 pm Central. This workshop will be delivered online utilizing the Zoom platform. The workshop can be taken on computers and smartphones.

About our presenter:
Mark Thompson serves the Executive Director of Indian Dispute Resolution Services.  He also guides the IDRS Acorn Project, IDRS’ microenterprise development program, where he provides entrepreneurial training and technical assistance to Native American entrepreneurs and works with businesses operated by Native American tribes to conduct feasibility studies, develop business plans, establish internal accounting procedures and secure grant funding to further economic development through the creation of small businesses in Indian Country.

Outside of his work for IDRS, Mark has formally been involved in several small businesses including a real estate company, a restaurant, and a mobile disc jockey service.  Mr. Thompson received his BS in Business from University of California, Berkeley and completed the Juris Doctorate degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento. He lives outside Sacramento, California where he and his wife Mandi operate a small horse boarding facility and are raising two children, Zane and Marina.

This workshop is being funded in part by the USDA Rural Development, the Small Business Administration, and the California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development.




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