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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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  • Equestrian leader, technology executive honored

    An equestrian pioneer and the CEO of a medical technology company were honored Thursday with the Excalibur Award, given annually by the Sun Sentinel Co. to business leaders who have distinguished themselves and contributed to the community. Mark...
  • Want small low-tech business? Here's a flowering new twist

    DEAR JOYCE: I'm thinking about operating my own small business but I have no interest in 3-D printing, dime-sized personal hearing amplifiers or the wonders of alternative fuel converted from cow manure. Too technical! Suggestions? -- M.H. How are you...
  • Father-daughter team turns deer problem into business opportunity

    Two Kempton inventors are well on their way to entrepreneurial success, thanks in part to a leg up offered by the Lehigh University Small Business Development Center. Jim Saunders and his daughter, Jill Saunders, stumbled upon the idea for Tree Armor...
  • State won't enforce $10,000 limit on campaign contributions

    State won't enforce $10,000 limit on campaign contributions
    After a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling, Maryland election officials said Friday that they will no longer enforce a state law that imposes an overall limit of $10,000 on campaign contributions in a four-year election cycle. State officials said...
  • Bars showing Pacquiao-Bradley fight must pay big — or else

    Saturday night is fight night, with the highly anticipated rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley set to be broadcast on big screens across the nation. As thousands of fans traipse into bars and restaurants to catch the big fight, a small...
  • China grants tax cut to more small businesses

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China unveiled details of income tax cuts on Tuesday that apply to more small businesses as part of policy steps to stabilise growth of the world's second-largest economy. Small companies with annual income of 100,000 yuan ($16,130)...
  • Upcoming business events in the Lehigh Valley

    SATURDAYAPRIL 12 SCORE BUCKS COUNTY will host "Starting and Managing Your Own Small Business," 8:30 a.m. to noon at First Savings Bank, 219 S. Ninth St., Perkasie, for aspiring business owners. Registration: 215-943-8850, scorebuckscounty.org....
  • Venezia: How candidates act at forum is telling

    Venezia: How candidates act at forum is telling
    The April 17 Feet to the Fire Forum looks at the race for the 74th Assembly District, which covers parts of Irvine, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Laguna Woods and Costa Mesa. The forum returns to the Costa Mesa Community Center, 1845...
  • Small-business optimism rebounds as winter ends, survey finds

    Small-business optimism rebounds as winter ends, survey finds
    WASHINGTON -- Small-business owners were more optimistic about the economy last month and expected sales to increase as a winter marked by severe weather ended, according to survey results released Tuesday. The confidence index from the National...
  • 13 costly website mistakes small businesses make (and what you should do instead)

    If your small business doesn't have a website, you're inevitably missing out on potential clients and potential cash. Already got a site? Good. Now, let's talk strategy. Because the quality of that site could also be impacting your bottom line. "Anybody...
  • Simplifying taxes is the fairest, fastest way to grow our economy

    NEW YORK The modern income tax was passed 100 years ago on a simple premise it would apply only to the top one-half of 1 percent of the population and it would be easy to fill out just one page. The income tax would raise revenue necessary to provide for...