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Foxconn Hiring 3,000 Veterans in Exchange for Tax Credit

September 17, 2018

Via: FindLaw

When running a business, keeping costs down and retaining good employees are two of life’s major challenges. But what if you could do both at the same time? Foxconn just announced its plans to launch a military veteran recruiting campaign […]


Finance, Legal

National Campaign Argues Tariffs Against China Hurt U.S. Small Businesses

September 14, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

Over 80 American trade organizations have joined forces to form a new multi industry coalition to fight against government tariffs they say are bad trade policy that hurt American small businesses. The group, called Americans for Free Trade, held a […]


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High-income earners can use this tax-friendly strategy to save for retirement

July 24, 2018

Via: CNBC

If you think a certain type of well-known tax-free retirement account is beyond your reach because you earn too much, think again. Roth individual retirement accounts allow savers to put away up to $5,500 (or $6,500 if you are age […]


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5 Intellectual Property Tips for Online Businesses

July 20, 2018

Via: FindLaw

Every small business needs to know how to protect its intellectual property. From product patents to trademarking logos to copywritten written materials, making sure other businesses don’t steal your ideas is essential setting your products and services apart and ensuring […]


Finance, Legal

Business Taxes in 2018: Your Checklist for a Penalty-Free Tax Season [Important Dates Included]

July 2, 2018

Via: Business 2 Community

Every business is unique and so is its tax situation. This not only leaves a lot of room for different tax strategies across all businesses, but it also means most business owners are unsure about where to start. What is […]


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What Small Online Business Should Know About the SCOTUS Tax Ruling

June 22, 2018

Via: FindLaw

As old tax laws and court rulings struggle to catch up to e-commerce, some of the nice loopholes that benefitted online retailers are closing fast. One in particular — that allowed retailers to avoid charging a state’s sales tax if […]


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10 Topics to Discuss with a Lawyer Before Starting a Business

June 19, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

There are several legal ramifications of starting a business. It can lead to issues related to liability, copyright, employee rights and everything in between. So one of the first steps you should take as you work to get your business […]


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GDPR Takes Effect: Why Privacy Is Now Stronger in EU Than U.S.

May 25, 2018

Via: Fortune

The European Union’s stringent regime governing how data collectors gather and use its citizens’ information and give consumers more control took effect Friday. It’s known as the General Data Protection Regulation and covers any company that has EU residents’ personal […]


Finance, Legal

Why Tax Reform Changes Nothing — and Everything

May 14, 2018

Via: Strategy Business

Companies in the U.S. were already sitting on piles of cash before tax reform passed in December 2017. Now, with a strengthening global economy and a tax overhaul that lowers the corporate tax rate from 35 to 21 percent and […]


Finance, Legal

The Trump Administration Changed Taxes on Cash Held Overseas. Now Firms Have Stopped Reporting It

May 11, 2018

Via: Fortune

A key figure disappeared from Apple’s latest quarterly report. It’s also gone from the regulatory filings of Netflix, Microsoft, Google’s Alphabet and Oracle. Cash held overseas. There’s nothing rule-breaking about leaving it out — some tax experts say it makes […]