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The following free and low-cost services are available to Siskiyou
County residents who would like to receive help to grow or start a
It's Your Business is a 12-week class designed to assist
you to start or expand your business more effectively.
If you are looking to start a business, this class will walk you
through every aspect of running a business. If you are already in
business, this class can help you better focus your marketing efforts,
increase your profitability, and price for profit. Class participants
may click here for the On-Line Workbook.
If you are looking for financing, It's Your Business will
assist you in creating a winning business plan. This class is offered
in the Spring and Fall.
JEDI provides free and confidential business counseling services.
Experienced business counselors are available to answer any of your
business-related questions around topics such as:
a business plan
JEDI is not a lender, but can help you find the loan you need to start
or grow your business. Business counselors understand what a lender is
looking for and can help you position yourself for success in acquiring
financing. JEDI can help you complete the business plan and loan
application. JEDI is knowledgeable about loan programs serving the
Siskiyou County area and has helped business owners acquire loans from
$500 to $500,000.
This innovative savings program is designed to help you increase your
savings and invest in your future dreams. JEDI's Individual Development
Accounts enable you to triple your savings by completing the Making
Your Money Work For You class and saving on a regular basis. JEDI
matches your funds 2:1 on a quarterly basis whe this program is available. These savings
can be invested in your business.
Eligibility is determined by your income and completion of the Making
Your Money Work For You class.
Making Your Money Work For You is a personal money
management class that will help you enhance or repair your credit,
manage the money you do have more effectively, and build and protect
your asset position.
Free Tax Preparation -
JEDI an authorized IRS income tax preparation center. JEDI's volunteers are trained to prepare basic tax returns and schedule C. Take advantage of the E-file program and receive your refund in 7-10 business days. Free tax preparation is available for income edigible individuals, businesses and JEDI Clients. Call Paj Kane to become a registered JEDI Client and to schedule an appointment.