October 04, 2013

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By Kathryn Kopchik 

LEWISBURG, Pa. — The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bucknell University will host the workshop, "The Affordable Care Act and Your Small Business," Wednesday, Oct. 9, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the SBDC Business Education Center in the DeWitt Building in Lewisburg.

The free workshop, aimed at owners of business with 50 or fewer employers, will explore how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will impact small businesses.

Topics to be discussed include what small-business owners are required to do, what kind of paperwork is involved, if there are tax credits available, how the ACA will affect patient care, and descriptions of the SHOP and the MarketPlace.

Investment adviser representative Michael Alfonso, founder of Trilogy Group Benefits in Elizabethtown, will lead the workshop. The focus of the company is based on service, strategies and solutions regarding all aspects of corporate benefits.

Registration is suggested as seating is limited. To register, visit www.bucknell.edu/sbdcevents, call the SBDC at 570-577-1249 or email SBDC@bucknell.edu.

The Bucknell SBDC has been helping businesses Start, Grow, and Prosper for more than 30 years in Juniata, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder and Union counties. SBDC consultants are available to assist business owners who are just getting started investigating a business model, developing a business plan and need some coaching, or are seeking to reinvent, innovate, and grow an existing business.