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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 […]


Finance

10 Business Tax Breaks Gone from 2018 Returns

August 2, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act made many favorable changes for businesses, including a lower corporate tax rate, a new 20% business income deduction for owners of pass-through entities, and favorable rules for writing off the cost of certain property […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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 […]


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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 […]