Starting your own business comes with a lot of responsibilities. Among them is a detailed and extensive knowledge of business laws. There are a ridiculous amount of laws that you must know about, or you could face severe consequences. In the best circumstances, you might get away with a fine. […]
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Elaine Pofeldt Independent journalist and editorial consultant. July 26, 2011 With the economy showing signs of slowing,...
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The Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 (SBJA), signed into law in September, adds or renews several attractive tax incentives for small business, and makes other important tax changes you need to be aware about. 100% Exclusion of Gain on Sale of Qualified Small Business Stock: Historically, 50 percent of […]Read more ›
According to Dun and Bradstreet, the single, most important reason for the failure of businesses in America is lack of sales. Our research shows that 95% of businesses struggle when it comes to attracting customers. So your company’s job is to create and keep a customer, and your job is […]Read more ›
The best-laid plans are the ones you’ll actually use. Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson, authors of Rework, say lengthy, abstract business plans are destined for a filing cabinet—filed away and never looked at again. Here are resources to help you craft a business plan that you’ll actually use: Score.org—This […]Read more ›
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By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN Published: September 16, 2010 WASHINGTON — The Senate on Thursday approved a multi-billion dollar package of tax breaks and government-backed loans for small businesses, as Democrats surmounted months of opposition by Republican leaders. Backers say the bill could spur business growth and new hiring. “Small businesses […]Read more ›
Original Story The small business marketplace changes rapidly. The information included on this page represents the most current information. When discussing a “small business,” this site uses the definitions provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy. Read their FAQ sheet. Small Business Impact on the Economy The […]Read more ›
By Marty Orgel SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — In these tough economic times, owners of businesses small and large are coming up with unexpected ways to save money. The University of Wisconsin at Green Bay said it will save $10,000 annually by changing its font type. The university switched from Arial […]Read more ›