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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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  • Review: 'Cold in July' ★★★

    Only in Texas could the neo-noir of "Cold in July" be so believable. I say that as a fan of both the state and the style. This striking new entry in pulp fiction stars Michael C. Hall, Sam Shepard and Don Johnson in a tangled tale of crime 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...
  • In L.A. County supervisor campaigns, spending is likely to soar

    In L.A. County supervisor campaigns, spending is likely to soar
    Candidates competing for two rare open seats on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors have raised a combined $4.6 million in advance of Tuesday's primary election, and analysts say spending will likely spiral much higher in coming months, as at...
  • Polls open in statewide primary, Glendale election

    Polls open in statewide primary, Glendale election
    Election polls are set to open at 7 a.m. Tuesday and close at 8 p.m. with two Glendale-specific items on the ballot, along with the statewide primary races for California governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and other state and Los Angeles...
  • 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....
  • Democrats abandon small business [Letter]

    Democrats abandon small business [Letter]
    William Smith writes that Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s column concerning the Republican Party being the champion of small business is a fantasy and sets forth his own storyline that he alleges to have a "ring of truth to it" ("Ehrlich's small business rhetoric...
  • 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...
  • Lincoln Club rescinds endorsement of Curry

    An influential conservative group in Orange County has pulled its endorsement of an Assembly candidate, saying he broke a pledge to reject political donations from public employees unions. The Lincoln Club of Orange County no longer lists Newport...
  • 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...
  • Videos feature council hopefuls

    Videos feature council hopefuls
    Tired of the traditional format of candidate forums hosted at a church, community center or country club, members of one local group decided to take their questions for this year’s City Council candidates to a different community gathering space:...
  • Venezia: Let's have fun dissecting campaign mailers

    Venezia: Let's have fun dissecting campaign mailers
    The June primary is about three weeks away, and mailboxes are brimming with candidate mailers. I'm oddly fascinated with them. Interestingly, these mailers are double-edged swords. Bombard voters with too many and you run the risk of turning them...