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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 […]


Finance, Legal

Growing Whispers of Federal Regulation Send Cryptocurrencies Down

May 1, 2018

Via: Fortune

Regulators are giving increasing thought to treating cryptocurrencies as securities, according to a new report in the Wall Street Journal. And fears that the same rules that apply to stocks will impact Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, and other cryptos sent prices […]


Finance

Netflix will raise another $1.5 billion in debt to fund content and other ‘strategic transactions’

April 23, 2018

Via: Venture Beat

Netflix has announced that it plans to raise another $1.5 billion in debt for “general corporate purposes” such as content, acquisitions, and capital expenditure, among other “strategic transactions,” according to a statement issued by the company. The news comes just […]


Finance

Wells Fargo Will Pay $1 Billion to Settle Probes Into Mistreating Consumers

April 20, 2018

Via: Fortune

Wells Fargo & Co. will pay $1 billion to settle U.S. probes into mistreatment of consumers, the largest sanction of a U.S. bank under President Donald Trump, as the firm tries to resolve a year and a half of scandals […]


Finance

How to Create a Small Business Budget

April 4, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

You’re running a successful small business, but things aren’t ideal. Everything is ticking along nicely, though, in an ideal world, you’d like to see greater profit margins. The answer to earning more profit from your small business venture could be […]


Finance, Legal

Don’t Waste Time! 5 Facts about Small Business Taxes You Need to Know Now

March 14, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

While most companies are preparing their taxes for 2017, owners need to also now understand how small business taxes are changing in 2018. While many of the details of the “Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017” still need to […]


Finance

Ford, General Motors Hit Sales Slump

March 1, 2018

Via: Fortune

GM, Ford, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles all experienced a drop in U.S. auto sales in February compared to the same month last year, as incentives aimed at boosting the end-of-the-year sales ended. There were a few bright spots within each […]


Finance

Why Apple Will Sell Hundreds of Millions of iPhone Upgrades in the Next 18 Months

February 27, 2018

Via: Fortune

Who said Apple’s iPhone is in trouble? Fresh off a year-over-year decline in iPhone shipments last quarter, hundreds of millions of iPhone owners could update to new models in the next 18 months, according to GBH Insights analyst Daniel Ives. […]


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How the End of Credit Card Signatures Impacts Small Businesses

February 16, 2018

Via: Business 2 Community

Almost every American adult is familiar with the obligatory squiggle of your name to complete a transaction. But how secure are those signatures in helping us avoid fraudulent transactions and purchases? Not very. Putting aside all of the hassles of […]