Tag: finance

Financing your Business

What Is a Microloan and How Can Your Small Business Benefit?

August 6, 2019

Via: Fit Small Business

A microloan is a small loan, generally up to $50,000, made to startups and emerging small businesses. These loans are offered by nonprofit organizations known as microlenders. Microloans typically have repayment terms of up to seven years and offer favorable […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Even With Legalization, Illicit Pot Is Still a Problem

July 30, 2019

Via: FindLaw

Just because something is legal, doesn’t mean everyone will purchase it legally. For instance, people still download pirated copies of music and movies rather than pay for them. And gun buyers may prefer to eschew the mandatory background checks and […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Supreme Court allows Trump administration to begin border wall construction with Defense Department funds

July 29, 2019

Via: Jurist

The US Supreme Court has granted the Trump administration’s application for stay of injunctions that would freeze $2.5 billion of Department of Defense (DOD) funds the administration planned to use for construction of the border wall. President Donald Trump has […]

Financing your Business

Retail Business Loans: Costs, Terms & Where to Find

July 26, 2019

Via: Fit Small Business

Retailers get financing to grow their business or to purchase inventory and ramp up for busy times of the year. Retail business loans come in various forms, such as a short-term business loan used to purchase needed inventory to prepare […]

Business Law & Regulations, Finance, Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

The Most Forgotten Tax Deductions Business Owners Should Take

July 23, 2019

Via: Entrepreneur

When I review a client’s tax return, I always try to grab the low-hanging fruit first–simple, easy deductions that can quickly have a big impact on my clients’ bottom lines. Here’s my power list of the most underused write-offs and […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

US House passes $15 minimum wage bill

July 19, 2019

Via: Jurist

The US House of Representatives on Thursday voted 231-199 to approve a bill that could increase the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour. HR 582 (or the “Raise the Wage Act”) is set-up to gradually increase the minimum wage […]

Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Pay Period: Types, Payroll Calendars & State Requirements

July 10, 2019

Via: Fit Small Business

A pay schedule is a timetable employers follow to pay their employees. It includes the work periods for which employees are paid in addition to their pay dates. There are several pay schedules from which to choose — for example, […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

New York governor signs bill allowing release of president’s state tax returns

July 9, 2019

Via: Jurist

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law Monday that will allow the release of the President’s state tax returns to Congress. The bill would order the New York Tax Department to release New York returns to one […]

Financing your Business

How Much Does Professional Liability Insurance Cost?

July 5, 2019

Via: Fit Small Business

Professional liability is a type of business insurance for anyone who makes a living providing expert services or advice. These individuals face higher risk of negligence lawsuits, and professional liability covers their defense by paying for lawyers, investigators, and court […]

Know Your Rights

Justice Department official says 2020 census citizenship question still being explored

July 4, 2019

Via: Jurist

In a court filing released on Wednesday, Assistant Attorney General Jody Hunt indicated that the Department of Justice will explore new ways to ask whether responders to the 2020 census are citizens of the US. The Supreme Court ruled on […]