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When Starting a Business, Beware All the Taxes and Regulations
Taxes

When Starting a Business, Beware All the Taxes and Regulations

Check out this primer on all the burdens the government will place on your venture.
Doug and Polly White
Do You Have a Plan to Survive the Proposed Overtime Rules?
Employee Compensation

Do You Have a Plan to Survive the Proposed Overtime Rules?

One thing politicians seem to forget is that when they change the rules to try to force higher pay, the money has to come from somewhere.
Doug and Polly White
3 Things to Do After You Register a Trademark
Trademarks

3 Things to Do After You Register a Trademark

To maximize your protection, follow this quick checklist.
Jaia Thomas
U.S. Has Yet to Notify 21.5 Million Data Breach Victims
Privacy Concerns

U.S. Has Yet to Notify 21.5 Million Data Breach Victims

Still not a peep, even two months after discovering that sensitive personal information was compromised in a hack of government databanks, officials say.
Millions More Americans Hit By Government Data Hack
Security

Millions More Americans Hit By Government Data Hack

Data stolen included Social Security numbers and other sensitive information.
Two California Farmers Just Stopped the Government From Stealing Your Products
Regulations

Two California Farmers Just Stopped the Government From Stealing Your Products

The Supreme Court's ruling over raisins means regulators need to think twice about taking private property.
Ray Hennessey
The Next $10 Bill Will Feature a Woman
Currency

The Next $10 Bill Will Feature a Woman

Set for release in 2020, the note will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote.
Catherine Clifford
IRS Hack Affects More Than 100,000 Taxpayers
Security

IRS Hack Affects More Than 100,000 Taxpayers

While its main computer was unaffected, the agency has shut down the breached application.
Nina Zipkin
Amazon Is the Latest to Get Approval to Fly Forward With New Drone Tests
Drones

Amazon Is the Latest to Get Approval to Fly Forward With New Drone Tests

Under some very specific guidelines, Federal regulators have given Amazon, along with insurance companies, permission to use small unmanned aircraft systems.
Catherine Clifford
6 Things You Should Do Now If You Want to Raise Funds With Regulation A+
Finance

6 Things You Should Do Now If You Want to Raise Funds With Regulation A+

Prepare your company to accept money from the tens of millions of potential investors in "the crowd" that were previously off-limits.
Kendall Almerico
SEC: Startups Can Now Raise $50 Million in 'Mini IPO'
Jobs Act

SEC: Startups Can Now Raise $50 Million in 'Mini IPO'

Previously, companies were allowed to raise up to $5 million.
Kendall Almerico
Warby Parker Co-Founder On the Next Generation of Social Entrepreneurship
Warby Parker

Warby Parker Co-Founder On the Next Generation of Social Entrepreneurship

Neil Blumenthal hopes the next class of change-making innovators set their targets on fixing government.
Catherine Clifford
Using FOIA Requests for a Competitive Edge
Competition

Using FOIA Requests for a Competitive Edge

The government has a wealth of information that could help your business. You just have to ask.
Issamar Ginzberg
NoFlyZone Wants to Help Keep Drones From Flying Over Your Home
Drones

NoFlyZone Wants to Help Keep Drones From Flying Over Your Home

With the president, the FAA and state legislatures weighing in on commercial drone use, NoFlyZone CEO Ben Marcus wants to open up the conversation and give individuals the power to put the unmanned vehicles on a path that doesn't include their private property.
Nina Zipkin