Small Business

Cecilie Arcurs | Getty Images A growing number of states are offering pass-through business owners a workaround for the $10,000 federal deduction limit for state and local taxes, known as SALT. A controversial part of Republicans’ 2019 tax overhaul, the SALT write-off cap is costly for filers who itemize deductions and can’t claim more than
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Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., speaks during a Senate Finance Committee nomination hearing for Deputy Treasury Secretary nominee Adewale Adeyemo on Feb. 23, 2021. Greg Nash | Pool | Reuters Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., on Tuesday released a bill to overhaul a controversial deduction for certain businesses, which was part of Republicans 2019
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A store advertises for employees, after coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions were lifted, in Santa Monica, California, June 22, 2021. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters Small businesses across the country are struggling to keep employees and attract new staff in a tight labor market which has given workers the upper hand. The latest nonfarm payroll report on
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People walk outside “Hamilton” at Richard Rodgers Theatre in Times Square on May 12, 2021 in New York City. Noam Galai | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Broadway hit “Hamilton” could receive as much as $50 million from the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program, a $16 billion federal aid program that provides pandemic relief
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It may seem counterintuitive to haggle over salary with a potential employer, but that is exactly what companies are expecting. Many hiring managers will give you a salary offer below their budget, because they are anticipating you will counter with a higher number, according to Tori Dunlap, founder of the woman-focused financial education company Her
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In this article F GM A sign is unveiled at General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly on Oct. 16, 2020, introducing the facility’s new name: Factory Zero, Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center. GM After years of come-and-gone predictions that battery-powered sedans, pickups and SUVs would replace gas-guzzling, emissions-spewing models, the shift to electric vehicles is revving up. Beyond EV
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MoMo Productions | Stone | Getty Images LGBTQ small business owners are confident about their post-pandemic recovery, but more than 78% don’t have a succession plan in place, according to a new CNBC + Acorns and NGLCC Small Business Owner Financial Health Survey. Since many small businesses are handed down generation to generation, that’s really
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Pedestrians wearing protective masks walk past a Lululemon store in San Francisco, California, on Monday, March 29, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Instead of jumping to a conclusion about the post-Covid consumer, revert back to one that psychology studies educated us on long before the pandemic. Individuals don’t change habits easily,
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Southeast Asia’s e-commerce market could grow by more than $280 billion by 2030 if major online shopping marketplaces do more to encourage and enable women entrepreneurs, a new report from the International Finance Corporation found. The “anonymity” of e-commerce has reduced many of the barriers to entry traditionally faced by women and afforded them the
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Southeast Asia’s e-commerce market could grow by more than $260 billion by 2030 if major online shopping marketplaces do more to encourage and enable women entrepreneurs, a new report from the International Finance Corporation found. The “anonymity” of e-commerce has reduced many of the barriers to entry traditionally faced by women and afforded them the
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Birdies shoes sold out in late 2020, leaving the company unable to meet the year-end demand. Source: Bianca Gates As women across the country ditched their heels during the pandemic, shoe company Birdies thrived. The direct-to-consumer brand touts itself as a “stylish flat that’s secretly a slipper.” The result: 300% year-over-year growth in April 2021.
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