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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

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 […]


Legal

States Want Their Own Net Neutrality Rules, But How Will This Impact Business?

March 23, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

Several states are trying to pass their own respective versions of “net neutrality” rules after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in December of 2017 repealed a prior agency administration’s mandate to impose them unilaterally. States Joining the Battle for Net […]


Legal

IRS Identifies the Top 12 Tax Scams for 2018

March 22, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

The IRS has released its annual compilation of the “Dirty Dozen” for 2018 highlighting the most common scams taxpayers will likely face as the tax season fast approaches. In announcing the list for 2018, the IRS highly encourages taxpayers to […]


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, Legal

Despite Trump tax cuts, small-business owners won’t increase employee wages

February 22, 2018

Via: CNBC

Thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed into law in December, many small businesses can expect to take a 20 percent deduction when filing their taxes this year. That’s helped to push small-business confidence to a record level […]


Marketing, Software and Tools

Hacking The New Facebook Algorithm

February 15, 2018

Via: Business 2 Community

On January 11, Facebook announced in a Newsroom post by vice president of News Feed Adam Mosseri and in an accompanying Facebook post from CEO Mark Zuckerberg that the social media platform would be changing its news feed algorithm to […]


Legal

Another Federal Government Shutdown Would Impact Small Business in Many Ways

February 6, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

Another federal government shutdown could happen this week. If Congress does not pass at least another stopgap spending plan for the federal government by midnight Thursday, they’ll shut down Washington DC for a second time in 2018. And with another […]