I had a great conversation with a colleague the other day about how I knew I was exporting. I thought the question was a bit funny given my background but, to his perspective, my friend only ships domestically.
Capital Access Clinic in Rock County Recap
The SBDC’s Wisconsin Capital Access Clinic helped make the topic of small business accounting more easily understandable at the lunch and learn hosted by the SBDC at Rock County.
Digital marketing event in Rock County hits ‘the big 3’
This week, the power of the Wisconsin SBDC Network’s combined talent was on full display when the SBDC at Rock County hosted a lunch and learn featuring the Wisconsin Digital Marketing Clinic.
The Threat of Influence
For decades foreign governments and closely related entities have forged ties with U.S. business leaders, often yielding benefits for both sides. However, when tensions develop, these same government actors employ overt and covert techniques to influence business leaders to advance the malign government’s geopolitical interests.
Fireworks – Strategizing for Supply Chain Disruptions
Upon hearing that the fireworks show was cancelled again, the looks on the kids’ faces were that of despair and disappointment. “The supply chain really sucks, Grandpa,’ to which my reply was that it did. How could I explain this to my 7-year-old grandson? How did he know what a supply chain was?
Customs Shipment Holds and Exams
U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) policies are designed to: (1) ensure the smooth flow of imported cargo through U.
Funny how it doesn’t take long to coin a phrase. I’ve been warning about Economic Coercion for years.
Effective Duty Mitigation Strategies In its simplest terms, tariff engineering means an importer is allowed to make a product in a way that the lowest possible duty rate applies at time of importation.
European Union Value Added Tax (VAT) Reforms – Effective July 1, 2021
When US companies deal with value added tax in Europe, they often fall into the same avoidable trap – the assumption that VAT is like US sales tax or Goods and Service Tax – GST (it is not) and a belief that VAT does not apply to non-European businesses (it does).
We’re Still Here!
One of the Wisconsin SBDC Network’s strengths has long been its accessibility, with 13 centers across the state serving all 72 counties.