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  • Small Business - April Newsletter

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    April 01, 2022
    Florida Annual Reports Due by May 1st
    A Florida annual report must be filed each year for a business entity to maintain an “active status” with the Florida Department of State. The annual report is not a financial statement, the report is used to update or confirm the Department of State, Division of Corporations’ records. 
    In Florida, the report is due by May 1stof each year. A $400 late fee is imposed on all profit corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships and limited liability limited partnerships which fail to file their annual reports on or before May 1st.
    UWF Business Academy - Limited Seats Available!
    Spring into action with the UWF Business Academy this April and gain an understanding of how to analyze, improve, and grow your business! Participants in this five-week training course will learn how to properly plan, market, effectively manage, and grow their businesses! 
    Sign up for the entire Business Academy Series and be well on your way to growing your business for only $125! Pre-registration is required as seating is limited. 
    Our 2022 Satisfaction Results
    Our region had the HIGHEST % beneficial rate at 96.8%. This means that our clients found our provided services to be 96.8% beneficial!
    Our region had the second highest percent overall satisfaction rate at 95.9%. Based on this data, our clients were very satisfied with the consulting service individual consultants provided.
    Our region had the HIGHEST average satisfaction rate of 4.7 out of 5.
    Small Business News
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    The Florida SBDC Network is state designated as Florida’s Principal Provider of Business Assistance [§ 288.001, Fla. Stat.] and recognized as Florida’s “premier source” for business assistance.
    The Florida SBDC at the University of West Florida is a member of the Florida SBDC Network, a statewide partnership program nationally accredited by the Association of America’s SBDCs and funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Defense Logistics Agency, State of Florida, and other private and public partners, with the University of West Florida serving as the network’s headquarters. Florida SBDC services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Language assistance services are available for individuals with limited English proficiency."
    Kelly Massey, Executive Director
    kmassey@UWF.edu, (850) 474-2528