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Small Businesses
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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  • Business owners rally to save Export-Import Bank from extinction

    Business owners rally to save Export-Import Bank from extinction
    On top of hawking his company's concrete additives, Gabriel Ojeda has been trying to sell something else lately — the virtues of the endangered Export-Import Bank. He's among dozens of small-business owners enlisted by the bank's supporters in...
  • GOP candidates take aim at Democrats

    GOP candidates take aim at Democrats
    In their only scheduled debate on Baltimore television, the four Republican candidates for governor depicted Maryland as overtaxed and overspent under a Democratic administration, creating a climate in which businesses are fleeing to neighboring states....
  • Small businesses at high risk for data breach

    To the money managers at Silversage Advisors in Irvine, it seemed like a no-brainer to store backup computer drives far from the main office to ensure seamless operations in case of a calamity. Then professional burglars hit the home where the drives...
  • Mailbag: Repaired road needs some fixing

    The repair of the Beach Boulevard fast lane from Ellis Avenue to Slater Avenue is paved with extremely bumpy asphalt. It causes a car to bounce repeatedly and could cause damage to vehicles that drive over it. It is road repair shamefully done and...
  • Uber to file long appeal of Maryland proposal to regulate it as taxi operator

    Uber to file long appeal of Maryland proposal to regulate it as taxi operator
    Uber Technologies still has a lot to say about the Maryland Public Service Commission's plan to regulate it and other popular rideshare companies as taxi operators — and the regulating agency will hear the company out. Uber, which has said it...
  • U.S. retailers raise minimum wage ahead of schedule

    U.S. retailers raise minimum wage ahead of schedule
    Juggling the rising cost of textbooks, tuition, food and rent is a little more manageable now for rising University of Maryland, Baltimore County senior Keyerra Jeter, thanks to a June 1 raise in starting pay to $9 per hour for Gap Inc.'s 65,000...
  • Colorado passes laws regulating Uber, other rides-on-demand services

    Colorado this week became the first state to regulate smartphone rides-on-demand businesses such as Uber. Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law Thursday measures that mandate drivers pass background checks, vehicles be inspected by mechanics and ride...
  • Dividing up the casino winnings

    Dividing up the casino winnings
    Tens of billions of dollars have been wagered in the state's casinos since the state legalized slot machines and table games — spinning off funds for schools, the horse racing industry and local programs that have financed everything from paving and...
  • 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...
  • TCP Capital poised to expand its investment reach

    TCP Capital poised to expand its investment reach
    TCP Capital Corp. is a specialty finance company that invests in mid-size businesses with strong positions in their fields. "We provide creative and flexible financing solutions for companies that don't have easy access to the capital markets or to...
  • Chamber recognition puts spotlight on small business owner and his company

    Chamber recognition puts spotlight on small business owner and his company
    Who: Chuck Black, chief executive officer, Image360 — Fort Lauderdale, received the "Small Business Person of the Year 2014," award by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce in recognition of leadership and management skills in operating...