Boston, Jan. 5, 2014, — The AACA Advancing Entrepreneurship Business Clinic is FREE to the public. It is geared towards encouraging community and economic development by providing one-on-one, confidential, 30 minute consultations to new and established business owners and employers. The free clinic is to be held on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at 87 Tyler Street, Boston, MA 02111
AACA’s computer training program (file photo).
In partnership with Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice; Ropes & Gray; Small & Local Business Enterprise Office, City of Boston; and Office of Business Development, City of Boston, the Clinic will offer consultations in the following areas:
Ropes & Gray:
– Liabilities and formation considerations of different forms of entities, such as S-Corporations and Limited Liability Companies
– Tax implications and possible deductions or credits that may be available to your business
– Overview of specific terms and conditions that ought to be included in your contracts with suppliers and/or vendors.
– Lease terms and conditions;
– Zoning laws
– Employment considerations;
– Intellectual property
Office of Business Development, City of Boston:
– Assist permitting and licensing your business;
– On site business assistance – business operations, financial management, inventory systems, marketing and more;
– Matching grants for capital improvements for nonprofit facilities;
– ReStore Program – Matching funds for facade improvement, including design. Grant for signage assistant;
– Educational programing for Boston women business owners. Small & Local Business Enterprise Office, City of Boston:
– Becoming a certified vendor with the City of Boston. Contracting opportunities with the City of Boston.
To make an appointment, please contact Scarlett Wu, AACA Special Projects Coordinator at 617-426-9492 ext. 206 or [email protected].