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Basic Sales & Use Tax Seminar

Minnesota Department of Revenue

This course is an introduction to sales and use taxes in Minnesota. It is designed for business owners, bookkeepers, purchasing agents and accountants who need a working knowledge of the law and how to meet their obligations.

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Capital Equipment and Industrial Production

Minnesota Department of Revenue

This course is for businesses located in Minnesota that make products ultimately sold at retail. It is designed for business owners, bookkeepers, purchasing agents, and accountants who need a working knowledge of how sales and use taxes in Minnesota relate to product makers and the manufacturing process.

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Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR)

Learn about the $2.6B federal Small Business Innovation Research/ Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) programs that provide non-dilutive seed funding for early stage innovations.
At this session, you will learn the basics of the SBIR/STTR programs and if this source of funding is applicable to your company and research interests. Click for more information.

Wednesday, July 8 | 4-6pm | Mayo Clinic Business Accelerator

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Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce: Diversity in Business Initiative


Supplier Diversity Conference: Gaining a Competitive Advantage
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 | 8:30am-4:30pm

Mayo Clinic and the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce have partnered with numerous organizations to host a premiere and exciting conference featuring keynote speaker Jeff Ettinger, CEO of Hormel Foods.

Conference Goals:
• Learn how diversity and inclusion impact economic growth
• Discover the value of certification and how to access resources for your business
• Learn how to become a supplier for Mayo Clinic, Hormel, DMC and other local organizations
• Energize your business customers and suppliers

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