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Minnesota National Guard
Veterans Learn about Small Businesses

Minnesota veterans who want to start their own business can become educated on how to do so through "Beyond the Yellow Ribbon"

On Wednesday representatives from the IRS, Minnesota Small Business Office and Hiway Federal Credit Union came with other small business experts to talk to veterans about making their goals of starting a small business happen

Wednesday's workshop was the 3rd of 6 to be held across Minnesota Veterans said it provides them with a lot of useful information

Specialist Daniel LaJesse with the Minnesota National Guard told Eyewitness News "just by having the IRS or Minnesota Revenue Services here in person, you can talk to them They will hold your had for a little but and say 'hey, be sure to watch out for this, or do this'"

Specialist LaJesse said although he is still in the National Guard, he is already preparing to start a culinary business with friends after he finishes

Director of Military Outreach Annette Kuyper with the Department of Military Affairs said told us "there are many things to keep in mind: tax issues, legal issues, how to get started, what kind of business you want to start, or if you want to look into franchising"

According to the National Guard, soldiers are returning home from deployment and to high unemployment rates They are seeking business and work opportunities The hope is now they will be educated enough on small business to start one of their own

Posted at: 10/20/2010 6:34 PM | Updated at: 10/20/2010 10:19 PM By: Alan Hoglund ahoglund@wdiocom
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