Help for small businesses

If your small business lost revenue during the economic downturn in 2010, you may be eligible for compensation. Find out more during "Small Businesses and Alabama's 2010 Economic Reparations" on Monday, August 5, at noon at the Main Library.

Currently there is an opportunity for businesses located in Alabama to be partially compensated for decreases in revenue during the downturn in the economy from 2010. Many businesses have been helped thus far, but many more have not yet heard about it. This Small Business Lunch & Learn program may help you determine if your small business is eligible. It’s an important opportunity that has widespread ramifications for the city and state as a whole. We'll also discuss recent changes in this program that may affect it's impact on small businesses.

Our speaker is Brad Garland, a manager in the Taxation Department at Hall Albright Garrison & Associates. He joined Hall Albright Garrison & Associates at the start of 2010. Prior to joining the firm, Brad worked for Reznick Group in Atlanta as a senior associate in the tax consulting department, specializing in low-income housing tax credits and non-profit entities. Brad is a licensed CPA in both Alabama and Georgia and a member of the AICPA and the Alabama Society of CPAs.