Free tax workshop: The Vancouver office of the Washington State Department of Revenue is hosting a free workshop for new- and small-business owners, 1 to 4 p.m., 8008 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Suite 340, Vancouver. Participants will learn about Washington excise taxes, reporting classifications, deductions, tax incentives, sales-tax collection and record keeping requirements. All receive a workbook and a reference guide to Department of Revenue rules. Visit website for a complete schedule of workshops statewide and short video version of the workshop in English and Spanish. * Register: http://www.dor.wa.gov or 360-256-2060.
Financial seminars: Vicki Fitzsimmons of Edward Jones Investments will give information about the foundations of investing 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., 9901 N.E. Seventh Ave., Suite A102; How to Raise a Money-Smart Child, Aug. 16. * Register: Debbie, 360-573-6604.
East Vancouver Business Association: July NetEvent with speaker Matt Malone of Gravitate Design, 8 a.m. at Camas Meadows, 4105 N.E. Camas Meadows Drive, Camas. Cost is $5-$10. * email@example.com.
Investing fundamentals: Angela Dockum, financial adviser with Waddell & Reed, will present a free educational seminar on investing at 6 p.m. July 24 at Waddell & Reed, 16219 S.E. 12th St., Suite 203. * Register: firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-694-1266, ext 131.
Summer education series: Topic of free summer seminar series, sponsored by Johnson Bixby & Associates, is estate planning, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. July 24 at 3201 Main St. Melanie Marmion, a partner with Fitzwater Meyer, will make a presentation and answer questions. Space is limited. On Aug. 28, the topic is health insurance with Lisa Lettenmaier, owner of Health Source NW. * Registration required: http://www.johnsonbixby.com or 360-695-1795.Southwest Washington Human Resources Management Association: After-hours networking event, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 2, at Latte Da Coffeehouse and Wine Bar, 205 E. 39th St. No cost; food and beverages available for purchase. All human resources, business professionals and job-seekers are encouraged to attend. * Reserve by noon Aug. 8: email@example.com.
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