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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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  • 03/31: Business events

    03/31: Business events
    Chamber Oviedo Winter Springs: "State of Seminole County" luncheon featuring Seminole County Commissioners Bob Dallari, John Horan, Lee Constantine, Carlton Henley, and Brenda Carey, 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. April 3; Oviedo Mall Community Room, 1701...
  • Wage Hike Good For Small Businesses

    On Wednesday, the Connecticut legislature approved raising the state's minimum wage to $10.10 by 2017. This is a big step forward for Connecticut's small businesses and their workers. A Small Business Majority survey found 57 percent of small employers...
  • Time to give America a raise [Commentary]

    Time to give America a raise [Commentary]
    As Americans, we believe that honest work should be rewarded with honest wages. That certainly means that no one who works full-time should ever have to raise a family in poverty. In the coming weeks, your senators will have a chance to stand up for...
  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz: ACA providing Americans with health care they need

    Late last year I was contacted by one of my constituents, Martin West. A small business owner and moderate Republican, Martin wanted me to know that despite his party affiliation, he and his wife Melinda were grateful for the Affordable Care Act....
  • Two banks noted for small-business lending

    Two South Florida banks rank among the nation's top 10 community banks for lending to small businesses after receiving a federal cash infusion, according to a U.S. Treasury report this week. In 30 months, small business loans at the Broward Bank of...
  • Arlington Heights expands business loan program

    Arlington Heights expands business loan program
    Arlington Heights' interest-free loan program that previously was limited to small companies and manufacturers is now open to any business. What was previously billed as a revolving loan program for small businesses to drive economic growth was...
  • Juan Lynum, Regina Hill in runoff for Orlando Council seat

    Juan Lynum, Regina Hill in runoff for Orlando Council seat
    Attorney Juan Lynum and nurse Regina Hill finished just 37 votes apart in an Orlando City Council election Tuesday and are headed for a runoff over a seat held for the past 16 years by Lynum's mother, Daisy. With three candidates in the race, no one...
  • Weller wins Longwood special election

    Weller wins Longwood special election
    Mark Weller, a small business owner, won Longwood's special election on Tuesday and will fill the City Commission seat formerly held by H.G. "Butch" Bundy. Weller received nearly 55 percent of the vote, edging out candidates Frank Scheraldi, who...
  • 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...
  • 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)...
  • Sam's Club starts small business client poll, finds women-owned mini businesses on the rise

    Sam's Club starts small business client poll, finds women-owned mini businesses on the rise
    Women-owned "microbusinesses" with five employees or fewer are on the rise in the U.S., according to a new quarterly poll released Thursday by retailer Sam's Club and Gallup. Nearly half of new microbusinesses are owned by women, according to the poll,...