The BBEDC Board of Directors approved changes to several programs within the Education, Employment & Training Department. Some of the changes enhanced current programs while others resulted in new features and expanded opportunities. Complete information and applications for these programs can be found using the Program Applications and Information link or by contacting your local Community Liaison or BBEDC at 1-800-478-4370.
2014 Tax Assistance
Don't forget BBEDC's Tax Assistance Program. 2014 forms and a list of apporved tax preparers are now available (see the Program Applications and Information link). BBEDC residents register to receive up to $125 towards the preparation of their 2013 federal tax return by resident professional tax preparers. For more information contact BBEDC or your Community Liaison.
New for 2014: BBEDC Vessel Acquisition Program
Success in the fishery for most permit holders is heavily dependent upon having access to the necessary equipment, which includes a vessel. In furtherance of their mission to advance the commercial fishing industry in our region, the BBEDC Board of Directors apporved the creation of the Vessel Acquisition Program.
Attention Bristol Bay Fishers
The salmon fishing season is just around the corner. Most Bristol Bay fishers should have already received their permit and vessel renewal forms in the mail. Forms can be found on the CFEC website at www.cfec.state.ak.us. you can also contact BBEDC's Permit Brokerage.