We’re here to help you access the education and support you need to achieve your financial goals.
Whether it’s improving your credit score, fine-tuning your budget to establish savings, or buying your first home, our financial coaches can provide one-on-one support to help you improve your financial status.
Good records will help you monitor the progress of your business, prepare your financial statements, identify sources of income, keep track of deductible expenses, keep track of your assets and liabilities, prepare your tax returns, and support items reported on you tax returns.
You may be responsible for Sales Tax, Self-Employment Tax, Excise Tax, Income Tax and more. It is recommended you consult a tax representative or accountant in the early stages of starting your business. Here is a helpful video on small business taxes to get you started.
As a small business owner, your personal credit and handling of checking accounts and loans affects your ability to borrow for the business and your terms with vendors. Know what is on your personal credit report by ordering a free credit report through Annual Credit Report.
Welcome to the best way to find a home loan! Our Loan Officers and financial coaches can help you become a successful homeowner by educating you about available financing options, how to build your credit score, and how to create a budget that will establish savings.
Build and maintain Supports, Networks and Resources
Explore opportunities to connect within networks in your industry, local chambers and workshops. The State of Maine also offers a great “Business Answers Program” to aid you in feeling connected to resources during your business journey.