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American Companies Plan to Leave China, How Will the Trade War Impact Your Business?

May 31, 2019

Via: Small Business Trends

Roughly one third of surveyed American companies in China will cancel or delay investments in the country due to the ongoing trade standoff with the U.S., according to a May report from the American Chambers of Commerce in China and […]


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How to Find Out What Taxes Your Small Business Owes Each Year

May 20, 2019

Via: Small Business Trends

What kinds of taxes does a small business have to pay every year? When you start a small business, you might hear a lot about all the tax breaks you’ll get. While there are tax breaks for businesses, it’s also […]


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Congress Is Weighing New Banking Laws That Could Light Up the Pot Business

April 19, 2019

Via: Fortune

These are high times for the American cannabis industry. Recreational marijuana is now legalized in 10 states and the District of Columbia, and myriad products containing non-psychoactive cannabidiol (CBD)—think CBD-infused skin creams, protein bars and kombucha—have found their way to […]


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Knowing These State Employment Law Trends Will Help Keep You Safe When Hiring

April 4, 2019

Via: Small Business Trends

According to the NFIB’s February 2019 Small Business Optimism Index, 57% of small businesses are hiring or trying to hire workers. Many have job openings they can’t fill. If you’re in the market for a new employee, be sure you […]


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Maryland Considers Minimum Wage Increase, How Will Small Businesses Fare?

April 4, 2019

Via: Small Business Trends

The Maryland General Assembly voted Wednesday to approve a state $15 minimum wage, sending the bill to GOP Gov. Larry Hogan’s desk for final approval, The Baltimore Sun reports. Maryland Minimum Wage Hogan has opposed raising the current $10.10 minimum […]


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A reality check on how small businesses were really affected by the government shutdown: Survey

February 11, 2019

Via: CNBC

The recent government shutdown hit federal workers the hardest, with some 800,000 furloughed or forced to work without pay. But small businesses across the United States had to deal with unexpected trickle-down effects that caused disruption and uncertainty. As one […]


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Apple Agrees to Pay France $571 Million in Back Taxes

February 5, 2019

Via: Fortune

Apple has been slapped with a hefty tax bill in France, according to several reports. The tech giant has agreed with France’s tax authorities to pay 500 million euros ($571 million) in back taxes, Reuters is reporting, citing local media […]


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14 Important Dates for Small Businesses in the 2019 Tax Calendar

February 4, 2019

Via: Small Business Trends

Tax season is approaching. But for many businesses, managing taxes can be a yearlong undertaking. In fact, there are many different types of deadlines you should be aware of throughout the year. 2019 Tax Calendar Here are the most important […]


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Bill Proposes $15 Federal Minimum Wage by 2024, How Will Your Business Cope?

February 1, 2019

Via: Small Business Trends

Small business owners have “grave concerns” over a recent Democratic House bill that would more than double the federal minimum wage in less than five years. House Democrats introduced a bill Wednesday that would increase the federal minimum wage from […]


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3 Legal Challenges Your Small Business Might Face

January 21, 2019

Via: Small Business Trends

Small business owners deal with many challenges. They work tirelessly to grow their companies while fending off potential threats. However, many neglect to take the steps to protect their businesses before they take off. Small Business Threats While there are […]