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The next SEMA webinar will provide members with insight on how to earn tax credit for research and development efforts.

Title: “Research and Development Tax Credit”

Presenter: Steve Brunson, co-founder of Meridian Tax Advisors

When: Thursday, January 17, 2008 at 10 a.m. (PST)

Why You Should Attend: Numerous aftermarket companies invest time and manpower into improving their product or processes. Companies that incorporate research and development towards product innovation and product improvements would qualify for a significant tax break known as Section 41 Research & Development Tax Credit. Learn all about the Research & Development Tax Credit and the substantial tax savings it may provide your company by taking part in this webinar.

February 14 Webinar

SEMA members are encouraged to mark their calendars for SEMA's February 14 webinar, “Building an Online Parts Presence: How to Use the Internet to Maximize Your Parts Business," presented by Famous Rhodes, director of parts and accessories, eBay Motors. Rhodes explores how to use the Internet to build a complementary sales channel for your parts inventory. According to January 2007 Nielsen/Net ratings, eBay Motors is the most visited automotive website on the planet with over 12 million visitors each month. Tune in to this webinar to learn how you can use the Internet to reach more customers and gain more exposure for your aftermarket business.

Title: “Building an Online Parts Presence: How to Use the Internet to Maximize Your Parts Business"

Presented by:  Famous Rhodes, director of parts and accessories, eBay Motors

When: Thursday, February 14, 2008 at 10 a.m. (PST)

What's a Webinar?

The SEMA webinar program brings the world-class business seminars featured during the SEMA Show Education Week right to your desktop. Different business-building sessions are constantly being added to the program, offering members the latest insight and practices from today’s leading speakers. All SEMA webinars are conducted live and are open to all employees of SEMA-member companies free of charge. To participate, all you need is a computer with Internet access and a telephone.

All SEMA webinars are available to download anytime by clicking here. To view upcoming presentations that you can attend via the telephone and Internet, click here.