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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 […]


Finance, Legal

Small Business Owners in NYC Struggling with $15 Minimum Wage

January 16, 2019

Via: Small Business Trends

New York City hiked its minimum wage for the third time in three years on Jan. 1 and small business owners are struggling to adapt to the steadily increasing labor costs. NYC Minimum Wage New York City’s minimum wage rose […]


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10 Payroll Changes for 2019

January 8, 2019

Via: Small Business Trends

According to the SBA, small businesses employ nearly half (47.5%) of all workers in the U.S. If you have employees, your payroll likely is different for 2019. Here are 10 changes to note: 2019 Payroll Changes 1. Watch for new […]


Finance, Legal

Paying Taxes in Bitcoin: Retailer Overstock Says It Will Pay Ohio Using Digital Money

January 3, 2019

Via: Fortune

Once upon a time, people used livestock or bushels of wheat to pay their taxes. Today, we use checks, credit cards, online money and—starting this year in Ohio—Bitcoin. On Thursday, the online retailer Overstock announced it would pay a part […]


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Business Insurance Doesn’t Have to Be Hard, Here Are 3 Types You’ll Need

December 24, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

As a business owner, it’s important to be positive and optimistic for the most part. However, if you plan on being in business in the long run, it’s pretty unrealistic to think that nothing bad is ever going to happen. […]


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12 Tax Related Resolutions your Corporation Should Consider at Annual Board Meetings

December 13, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

Corporations are required by state law to have an annual meeting, even if there’s only one shareholder. If you own a corporation (whether it’s a C or S), doing this chore each year ensures that you respect the corporate structure […]