Federal Government http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/federal-government The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Federal Government en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:09:00 GMT White House Hires Ex-Googler to Make Government Websites Suck Less (We Hope) Uncle Sam: If at first you don’t succeed, hire former Google wizard and HealthCare.gov resurrector Mikey Dickerson to clean up your mess. Again. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:09:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236469 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236469 Kim Lachance Shandrow Nation's Top Consumer Watchdog Warns of Bitcoin's Dangers Bitcoin buyer beware. The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau cautions consumers about the risks of investing in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:44:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236426 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236426 Kim Lachance Shandrow The Feds Don't Want In-Flight Cell Phone Calls, Either The U.S. Department of Transportation has a hang-up with in-flight calls, perhaps enough to put an official kibosh on them – and soon. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 19:10:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236189 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236189 Kim Lachance Shandrow Obama's Student Loan Measure: What You Should Know. President Obama has signed an executive order to expand eligibility for income-based repayment plans. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 19:56:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234652 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234652 Kelli B. Grant Ever Wish You Could Decipher Social-Media Snark? So Does the Secret Service. The Secret Service is looking for new social-media monitoring tools, to among other things, help determine sarcasm. Wed, 04 Jun 2014 17:53:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234534 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234534 Nina Zipkin GOP Congressman Introduces First Bill to Tax Bitcoin Everyone's buzzing about Rep. Steve Stockman's plan to submit a bill declaring Bitcoin a currency, but this isn't the first time the politician has whipped up a stir. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 18:51:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232942 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232942 Kim Lachance Shandrow IRS Will Tax Bitcoin, Says It's Not Currency In a historic ruling, the IRS said Bitcoin is property, not currency, and will be taxed as such. Here's what you need to know. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 20:03:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232541 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232541 Kim Lachance Shandrow Is Your Business Eligible for a Government Grant? It just might be. Here's how to win one at a local, state or federal level. Sun, 23 Mar 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230830 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230830 Michelle Goodman It's All About the Benjamins: A Look at the $100 Bill's New Facelift The latest U.S. currency denomination to get a redux by the Fed is the $100. Here's a look at what to expect from the new bill. Mon, 07 Oct 2013 15:53:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228756 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228756 Lyneka Little Obama's Budget: What's In It for Entrepreneurs The White House released its fiscal year 2014 budget proposal today. Here's a look at what's in it for small-business owners and entrepreneurs. Wed, 10 Apr 2013 14:39:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226355 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226355 Catherine Clifford SBA Budget Whacked $92 Million By Sequestration The Small Business Administration's budget has to be chopped by 5 percent across the board as a result of forced budget cuts. Tue, 05 Mar 2013 10:51:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226006 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226006 Catherine Clifford How to Set Your Business Up to Bid on Federal Government Contracts The federal government is the largest buyer of goods or services in the U.S. Here is what you need to do to prepare for doing business with it. Thu, 14 Feb 2013 13:37:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225836 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225836 Catherine Clifford Incentives Needed to Spur Federal Agencies to Meet Small-Business Contracting Goals (Opinion) The SBA reports that it has tried to increase the share of federal dollars going to small businesses by implementing new contracting provisions. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear to be working. Wed, 22 Aug 2012 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224210 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224210 Scott Shane Lawmakers OK Small-Business Research Programs Lawmakers moved to extend and expand two key small business research programs facing expiration this week. See what changes may come down the pike. Tue, 13 Dec 2011 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/222485 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/222485 Diana Ransom What the Dow's Decline Means for Small Businesses The market's plunge could trip up already hobbled small businesses. Tue, 09 Aug 2011 00:02:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/220144 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/220144 Diana Ransom What a U.S. Default Might Mean for Small Businesses As the political bickering over the nation's debts goes on, business owners may be wondering how a default could affect them. Thu, 28 Jul 2011 14:05:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/220086 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/220086 Diana Ransom Small-Biz Loan Money Finally Trickles to Community Banks The Treasury Department recently opened the spigot on the $30 billion Small Business Loan Fund. But is it too little, too late? Thu, 14 Jul 2011 10:27:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/219975 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/219975 Carol Tice FTC Takes Aim at 'Fake News' Websites Advertisements framed as newsy websites are starting to draw the ire of the Federal Trade Commission, and with good reason. Tue, 05 Jul 2011 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/219947 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/219947 Mikal E. Belicove