BUS 350 - Small Business Finance

3 credits (PREREQUISITES: BUS 101 or BUS 107, BUS 265, ENG 101)

This course will cover the various debt and equity financing sources available for new and existing small business ventures. The day-to-day financial decisions of a small business and the development of a financial plan to acquire various financing instruments will be discussed. Avoiding common mistakes in attempting to acquire funds will also be covered. Additionally, various filing options, tax entity, federal and state tax laws, and payroll tax requirements of the federal and state governments will be stressed in this course. Tax implications of managerial decisions will also be discussed. (F, Sp)