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Truckee Chamber “Knowledge Bites” Workshop
June 15th, 8-10am

Steps to Access Capital and Raise Money for Just About Any Venture

Bootstrap, Crowdfund, Loans… Oh-My! Understanding how to access capital for your business can be overwhelming. This workshop will walk you through the many ways that entrepreneurs can raise money to start or expand a business…. The good, the bad and the ugly. From conventional loans and lenders to the new web-based crowd funding platforms, the workshop will explore successful examples from a variety of businesses and some horror stories to keep it real. Leading the workshop will be Kristin York, Vice President Business Innovation for the Sierra Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

This Knowledge Bites session will be held at the Truckee Airport, 10356 Truckee Airport Road. Reserve your spot by June 13th and the cost to attend is $20 for chamber members and $30 for non-members. After June 13th, cost is $30 for chamber members and $40 for non-members. Registration can be done at under What’s Happening. Space is limited.

For more information, contact the Truckee Chamber of Commerce at 530-587-8808 or e-mail

The Knowledge Bites series is presented by the Truckee Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Sierra Business Council’s Small Business Development Center, and sponsored by Plumas Bank. The venue sponsor is the Truckee Tahoe Airport District.


SBDC Partners with EDD

Sierra Small Business Development Center is here to help employers learn more about EDD’S Quick E-File & E-Pay for Employers and the New CA Law for Employers. 

Beginning January 1, 2017, employers with 10 or more employees will be required to electronically submit employment tax returns, wage reports, and payroll tax deposits to the Employment Development Department (EDD). All remaining employers will be subject to this requirement beginning January 1, 2018. Any employer required under existing law to electronically submit wage reports and/or electronic funds transfer to the EDD will remain subject to those requirements.  For more information, visit FAQs – E-file and E-pay Mandate for Employers.

Benefits of Electronic Filing and Payments

-Increases data accuracy.
-Protects data through encryption, which is safer and more secure than paper forms.
-Reduces paper and mailing costs.
-Eliminates lost mail.
-Faster processing of returns and payments.

File and Pay Electronically with e-Services for Business

Employers can use e-Services for Business to comply with the e-file and e-pay mandate. e-Services for Business is a fast, easy, and secure way to manage your employer payroll tax accounts online. With e-Services for Business, you can:

-Register for an employer payroll tax account number.
-File returns and reports.
-Make payroll tax deposits and pay other liabilities.
-View and update account information.
-And more!

For more information, please visit:

About Employment Development Department

The Employment Development Department (EDD) is California’s largest tax collection agency and handles the audit and collection of payroll taxes and maintains employment records.