The Lone Star College System presents in its April Newsletter a lot of good information and offers great opportunities to make your small businesses successful.

It’s Tax Time.

Check out these tax tips from Karlins and Ramey…read more

The Current Houston Economy At a Glance.

A very easy, but detailed view of our local economy preprared by the Greater Houston Partnership…read more

Texas State Comptroller Announces a Limited Tax Amnesty Program.

Penalties and interest will be waived for taxpayers that file delinquent tax reports and pay all taxes due, or amend reports that underreported taxes and pay the taxes due…read more.

The 2% Solution for Disputes Among Business Partners and Partnerships.

A unique approach to avoid partnership problems. Learn more by… clicking here

The Benefits of Facebook Marketing.

With more than 800 million active users, Facebook is one of the premiere social networking tools for businesses. For more details… click here

Upcoming Events.

“Small Business Thursday” – May 24

The Houston Minority Supplier Development Council (HMSDC), University of Houston Procurement Technical Assistance Center (UH PTAC), and The Lone Star College Small Business Development Center will host May’s “Small Business Thursday”. Attending “Small Business Thursday” will introduce you to new customers and help you grow your business. This is your opportunity to participate in networking with Houston’s small business resources and to meet one-on-one with MD Anderson’s small business representative.
“SMALL BUSINESS THURSDAY” May 24, 2012 Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Lone Star College System Training Center Building, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77381-4356 – Doing Business with MD Anderson Cancer Center. Speaker: Marian T. Nimon, Associate Director HUB & Federal Small Business Program Supply Chain Management.
MD Anderson has many opportunities for small businesses; to see what they are looking for go to:
To reserve a seat go to the PTAC website click on “Events” and click on the last day of the month to register.

Basic Workers’ Compensation for Medical Office Staff – May 30

The Lone Star College Small Business Development Center (LSCS SBDC) will sponsor an educational seminar for medical office staff, including office managers and billing staff, entitled Basic Workers’ Compensation for Medical Office Staff on Wednesday, May 30, 2012. For more details… read here.

SBDC Training

We offer an impressive menu of training classes for new and existing businesses.

For a complete menu of training offered from April to June please… click here.

Lone Star SBDC Is On Facebook.

You can now “like” us on Facebook to keep up with what is going on at the SBDC. We list upcoming trainings provided by the SBDC and/or our chamber partners as well as networking opportunities in the LSCS area. We also share small business news. To find us just go to