Small businesses are fairing much better with record low unemployment and confidence for small business owners continuing to grow. However, they are still at a disadvantage when competing with larger businesses and a new show called "Deluxe" is picking six businesses per season to give make-overs.Read More
Tax season is right around the corner, small business owners are being urged by the IRS to learn about the changes in the tax reforms that could affect them. These changes could mean up to a 20 percent deduction for qualified pass-through entities.Read More
Amazon is raising their minimum wage to $15 an hour, but now they are looking to fight to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. Many are becoming worried that Amazon raising their minimum wage can cause their competition out of business, especially local small businesses.Read More
Many small businesses had trouble affording to provide their employees with affordable health insurance policies. With 2019 predicting to significantly raise health insurance premiums, small business owners can take part in the small business SEP to provide health insurance to employees.
According to the social media business platform, Linkedin, these were the top ten startups for this year. These companies had gone from unknown to nationally recognized brands within a short period of time.
Coming off the tax cuts from last year, House Republicans are looking to make both individual tax cuts and small business income deductions permanent. They claim that these tax cuts and deductions will benefit both the middle and working class.
The IRS has recently announced that due to the tax changes from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Americans who withhold money for retirement accounts, monthly pensions, or annuity checks, may have penalties to pay at the end of the year.
U.S. small business are competing to hire workers in this tight labor market. In order to entice qualified workers to join there firms, 37 percent of business owners are raising their wages, which is up from 35% percent in May.Learn More
The fear of rising interest rates are still at the bottom of the list of concerns for small business owners. Many, small businesses have stated that rising rates will not affect their business, with only 2% saying it is a top issue.Learn More
Halloween is seen more as a fun holiday to be celebrated by children, however, according to a report by the National Retail Federation, adults are the biggest spenders with the holiday spending doubling since 2009 from around $4 billion to $9 billion.Learn More