Forest Industry Safety & Training Alliance, Inc.

Business Management

Quickbooks | Tax and Business Tips | Timber Economics | Successioning Your Business

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In the past, your crew has been taking courses like Water Quality, Insects and Diseases, Invasive Species and Forest Management. We know it’s important to keep trained professionals in the woods where they belong, but in today’s economic climate, it’s been very challenging to do so. The following courses focus on how you can ensure the stability and prosperity of your operation so that Qualified Logging
Professionals can stay in the woods where they belong while applying the education they’ve accumulated over the years. These courses attempt to directly target SFI Objectives 9, 14, 16, 19 and 20.

Quickbooks

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Kayla Duncan of MBE CPA’s will give you an understanding of how to navigate within QuickBooks, show how to set preferences, how to enter sales and record items and classes, make payments, open reports and find the information that is of interest to you, and expose you to other opportunities and capabilities within QuickBooks.

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Tax and Business Tips

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Kayla Duncan of MBE CPA’s discusses the importance of determining your production costs, equipment depreciation and replacement, IRS compliance, surviving an audit, forms of business ownership, and business startup.

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Timber Economics

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Terry Marc of Agstar shares with us the current state of the U.S. and global economies, how they influence the forest products economy and techniques to position your business for success.

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Successioning Your Business

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Mike Boyd helps you keep trained professionals in the woods even when you’re ready to pass the business down to the next generation. Learn how to succession your business and maintain or improve the health of your company.

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