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Business and Entrepreneurship

A strong economy and thriving businesses are critical to a community and region's health and vitality. The University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service provides educational programs and resources to help businesses and entrepreneurs take advantage of untapped market opportunities and enhance their competitive edge based on the latest research findings and technology.

We also help community leaders who are interested in supporting entrepreneurial development at the local level. Whether you are interested or involved in a food-based business, government contracting, youth entrepreneurship, or something else, we may be able to provide you with the assistance you need. Contact your county Extension Service office to learn more.

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Business Assistance

Starting, operating and growing a business is hard work. We can help.

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Tax Schools

Income tax preparers can earn up to 16 hours of IRS-approved continuing professional education at our tax schools.  We'll announce plans/dates for these trainings later than normal due to COVID-19.

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Entrepreneur-friendly Communities

Successful communities employ a variety of strategies to support entrepreneurs and their businesses. Contact us today to find out what you can do.

Phone: (501) 671-2078

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