SBA Loans

Michigan Certified Development Corporation (MCDC) is a non-profit corporation certified by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to provide SBA 504 financing throughout Michigan.  www.michigancdc.org

University Bank (Ann Arbor / Ypsilanti area) University Bank has the expertise and the resources to provide complete loan packages for most local businesses. Proceeds can be used to fund equipment purchases, business acquisitions or expansion, finance permanent working capital or purchase real estate. The benefits of an SBA loan includes: longer maturity terms than conventional loan, lower down payments on fixed assets, SBA fees can be financed into the loan and its easier to qualify than conventional loans.

Crowd Funding

Crowd Funding Tips

Crowd Funding Diagram

Accountants / CPA’s                     

Ask your SCORE Counselor for a list of accountants that are recommended by the Ann Arbor Chamber of Commerce.

Accounting Software (don’t invest money until you’ve discussed with your accountant)

Quickbooks:                               www.quickbooks.intuit.com

Peachtree:                                 na.sage.com/sage-50-accounting-us         

Big EZ Bookkeeping                    www.bigez.com

Real Estate

Real Estate Calculator - An essential tool when planning to buy, hold, or sell income property 

Taxes

 I.R.S. Small Business Resource Page     www.irs.gov/smallbiz
 www.michigan.gov/treasury

Business Buying & Selling           

www.bizquest.com