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Small Businesses Still In Need When Competing With Large Businesses

  • Posted: 10/10/2018

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.

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Small Business Owners Being Urged By IRS To Learn About Tax Reform Changes

  • Posted: 10/9/2018

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.

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Amazon Raising Of Wages Could Affect Small Businesses

  • Posted: 10/7/2018

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.

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Small Businesses Raising Wages To Entice Employees

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.

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The Rise of Interest Rates Are Not A Threat to Small Businesses, Yet

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.

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Halloween Can Be Big Treat for Small Business Retailers

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.

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