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SBDC at WIU-QC to Host "Starting a Business in Illinois" Workshops

June 27, 2018

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MOLINE, IL -- The Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Western Illinois University-Quad Cites will host the workshop, "Starting a Business in Illinois," from 5-6:30 p.m Thursday, July 19 at the WIU-QC campus in Moline.

The workshop will cover such topics as choosing a business name, types of business ownership, licenses and permits, obtaining a tax ID number, business bank accounts, insurance, taxes and basic recordkeeping. The workshop will also be held Thursday, August 16.

The WIU-QC SBDC and International Trade Center were established in 2017 to assist small business development and growth in the Quad Cities region and northwest Illinois. The centers' free services are intended to help entrepreneurs start, grow and sustain their businesses.

To register by Monday, July 16, visit or call (309) 762-3999, ext. 68042. For more information about the SBDC, visit

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