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  • Business Trends for 2023 December 19, 2022

    Source: US Small Business Administration

    It’s difficult to understate all the changes the business landscape has seen in the past few years, and yet entrepreneurs have responded with incredible adaptability. Perhaps that is one of the biggest reasons small business owners ...

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  • Big Changes to the 1099-K October 20, 2022

    Source: Maine SBDC

    What’s the big change?

    Starting in 2022, third-party settlement organizations (TPSOs) must report any income you receive “for goods and services in excess of $600” to the IRS. Prior to the bill, these processing platforms only reported income when ...

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  • Cape Fear Manufacturing Partnership September 22, 2022
    CFMFG Logo

    The week of August 22-26 was an exciting one, as the SBTDC at UNCW partnered with the Cape Fear Manufacturing Partnership (CFMP) and the UNCW Cameron School of Business to provide a student ...

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  • New Southeast Chapter of NC World Trade Association September 22, 2022

    Contributed by Paige O’Neill, International Business Development Counselor

    Can going Global recession proof your business? Do you know where to get assistance to expand internationally? Do you stay up at night worried about international supply chain delays? Are you able to ...

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  • Where’s the beef? September 21, 2022
    where's the beef commercial

    Contributed by Byron Hicks, SBTDC State Director

    I hope some of you are old enough, as I am, to remember the Wendy’s Hamburger ad with the elderly women yelling “where’s the beef?” For small ...

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  • SBTDC Staff Recognized at National Conference September 21, 2022

    Each year America’s SBDC asks that each network select a State Star from their program. The State Star is an exemplary performer, makes a significant contribution to their SBDC/SBTDC program, and shows a strong commitment to small business.