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Kean University Offers Accounting Workshop for Small Businesses

UNION, N.J. – The Small Business Development Center of Kean University will present a workshop, titled Accounting Needs for Small Business, on Friday, February 1, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Business Resource Center, located on the second floor of the Department of Labor Building, at 200 West Second Street in Plainfield, N.J.

Conducted by Joseph L. Rosenberg, CPA, of Florham Park, N.J., this workshop will cover topics such as how to register a business while satisfying all legal requirements, including new registration forms; setting up and maintaining books and records; and collecting sales and payroll taxes. Rosenberg will also discuss tax considerations related to business structure, preparing federal and state tax returns, and the pros and cons of paying employees as compared to contractors.

This seminar is one of six offered as part of the Winter 2008 Small Business Series. Held from January 11 through February 15 at the center, the series features weekly seminars for aspiring business owners on a wide range of business topics. Those participants who attend at least four of the workshops will receive a certificate recognizing their achievements.

Co-sponsors of the series include SCORE®, The Incubator One-Stop Service in Plainfield, N.J.; City of Plainfield, N.J.; Plainfield, N.J., Chamber of Commerce; UCEDC; the U.S. Small Business Administration; N.J. Commerce and Economic Growth Tourism Commission; and the Union County Workforce Investment Board.

There is a fee of $10. Special arrangements for people with disabilities can be made upon request. Be sure to bring business cards and brochures for networking purposes. For further information, please contact the Small Business Development Center at 908-737-4220.