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News, articles and information about small businesses, starting and owning and operating a small business, employment law, employment taxes, minimum wage. (Photo iTOWNS)
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  • Plans for business health exchange change direction

    Plans for business health exchange change direction
    The state has scrapped plans to build a new online health exchange for small businesses and will instead build on a system it already has in place for employers. The board that makes decisions on how the exchange will operate voted on the change in...
  • Facts about Olga Butler

    Olga Butler Age: 37 Occupation: Stay-at-home mom and small business owner  Education: BA in Communication, currently enrolled in a masters in business administration and technology program Previous elected office/community involvement: 12 years of...
  • Brown ad offers feel-good generalities on economy

    Brown ad offers feel-good generalities on economy
    Democrat Anthony G. Brown's campaign calls his new 30-second television spot "Not About the Numbers." The ad lives up to its title by offering no statistics, just broad generalities about Maryland's economy. What the ad says: The ad opens with a shot of...
  • Cubs' challenge to rooftop owners long overdue

    Cubs' challenge to rooftop owners long overdue
    Desperate times call for desperate measures, so Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts found himself standing next to a batter's tee and taking a swing at assertiveness while cameras rolled. The awkward image of Ricketts in the Cubs' primitive clubhouse intended to...
  • Mailbag: Building a new senior center is the will of the voters

    Re: "How can a new senior center be justified," (May 15): The justification is that the people voted in favor of the new senior center and its location in Huntington Beach Central Park. Eight years ago, the Huntington Beach City Council voted to put...
  • Volunteers help clean up Fort McHenry Wetland while organizers talk Chesapeake restoration

    Volunteers help clean up Fort McHenry Wetland while organizers talk Chesapeake restoration
    Discarded bottles, empty bags of chips and errant playground balls littered the shoreline of the Fort McHenry Wetland, a 7.5-acre hub of biodiversity home to hundreds of plant and animal species. "Anything that floats ends up downstream," said Laura...
  • Bob Hertzberg's old-fashioned way to cut through campaign clutter

    Bob Hertzberg's old-fashioned way to cut through campaign clutter
    The state's primary election is less than two weeks away, and my mailbox is jammed with campaign mailers. They began trickling in last week and now I'm getting several each day, often from a single candidate. They are all the same style: lots of...
  • Kiva Zip microlending program hopes to be the Lyft or AirBnB of finance

    Kiva Zip microlending program hopes to be the Lyft or AirBnB of finance
    Microlending nonprofit Kiva.org hopes to do for small-business financing in Los Angeles what Lyft has done for transportation and AirBnB has done for lodging – take it to the people. The organization is partnering with the city of Los Angeles on...
  • On the gulf oil spill, BP moves to prolong the courtroom agony

    Running true to form, BP announced today that it will continue its effort to undermine a legal settlement the company itself helped craft by taking its campaign to the Supreme Court. To be precise, BP will appeal rulings from the Fifth Circuit Court...
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  • LLCs and tax filing

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I heard you talking on the radio about limited liability companies (LLCs). I'm a CPA and thought you'd like to know that LLCs can take three different forms for tax filing. If it's a one-member LLC, it is what the...