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Wanted: Creative Solutions to Shape a Workable Future
Marketing Bootcamp

Wanted: Creative Solutions to Shape a Workable Future

Changes in the world economy drag us all into new roles and unfamiliar arrangements. Some go kicking and screaming, while others see the answer to their prayers.
Marina Gorbis
4 Relatively Painless Ways to Make Your Business Tax Debt Go Bye-Bye
Taxes

4 Relatively Painless Ways to Make Your Business Tax Debt Go Bye-Bye

The IRS is hiring agents -- which means it will likely get more aggressive with business owners
Tom Taulli
As Trump Rolls On, Fixing Tax Loopholes Is a Clear Priority
Tax Policy

As Trump Rolls On, Fixing Tax Loopholes Is a Clear Priority

Donald Trump used Super Tuesday to highlight his plans to repatriate overseas profits and compel American companies to stay put.
Ray Hennessey
What It Takes to Build a Startup City: Meet 7 Mayors Promoting Entrepreneurship
Politics

What It Takes to Build a Startup City: Meet 7 Mayors Promoting Entrepreneurship

Ribbon-cutting ceremonies aren't enough to develop the next tech hub.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Irish Tax Changes May Cost U.S. Companies Like Apple and Google Billions of Dollars
Taxes

Irish Tax Changes May Cost U.S. Companies Like Apple and Google Billions of Dollars

Although, a new break and pressure to tackle tax avoidance elsewhere means they are unlikely to decamp.
The 3 Most Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make on Their Taxes
Tax Center

The 3 Most Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make on Their Taxes

CPAs reveal the big IRS no-no's committed by 'treps
Amanda Steinberg
San Francisco to Tax Google, Facebook for Using City Bus Stops
Technology

San Francisco to Tax Google, Facebook for Using City Bus Stops

The Wi-Fi-equipped commuter shuttle buses offered up by tech giants such as Google, Yahoo, Apple and Facebook are now going to be taxed based on the number of stops they make in city bus zones.
Laura Entis
The Road Ahead For Entrepreneurs And Tax Reform
Finance

The Road Ahead For Entrepreneurs And Tax Reform

Tax reform is happening. Kind of. And slowly. Here are some predictions of how it might all play out.
Dean Zerbe
Taxes, Healthcare and Immigration: Preview of the 2013 IFA Public Affairs Conference
Franchises

Taxes, Healthcare and Immigration: Preview of the 2013 IFA Public Affairs Conference

A look at how the International Franchise Association plans to advocate for the franchise industry's interests in Washington.
Kate Taylor
The Half-Baked Plan for Pot Legalization
Finance

The Half-Baked Plan for Pot Legalization

Increasingly, marijuana is seen as a potentially big financial opportunity. But the tax man is making it a business buzz-kill.
Ray Hennessey
Why Overseas Job Creation Is Good for U.S. Workers
Finance

Why Overseas Job Creation Is Good for U.S. Workers

Rather than robbing jobs, increased growth overseas actually helps companies domestically, which is good for both employees and investors.
Ray Hennessey
The Internet Sales-Tax Bill Takes a Step Forward
Business Optimization

The Internet Sales-Tax Bill Takes a Step Forward

A bill which would end tax-free online shopping moves on to the House of Representatives, where it is likely to be met with resistance from anti-tax Republicans.
Catherine Clifford
Why Internet Sales Tax is Bad Public Policy (Opinion)
Finance

Why Internet Sales Tax is Bad Public Policy (Opinion)

The Marketplace Fairness Act, expected to pass in the Senate on May 6, requires online retailers to charge shoppers their state's sales tax. Is the law a poor political move?
Scott Shane
The Internet Sales-Tax Showdown and Your Bottom Line
Finance

The Internet Sales-Tax Showdown and Your Bottom Line

The Senate is expected to vote on the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 this week. If passed, online retailers would have to collect sales tax in all states, even if they don't have a physical footprint in the state.
Catherine Clifford