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Survey: Employees Like Working from Home, Stealing Office Supplies

The latest employment news from the Bureau of Labor Statistics reveals a surprising trend that could be good news or bad news for small-business owners, depending on whether you’re trying to hire employees — or hang on to the ones you have, reported AOL Small Business. If you’re trying to retain top talent (and boost … Read More »

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House Approves Small Business Tax Incentives

The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation to eliminate capital-gains taxes on some small-business investments, reported The Wall Street Journal. The House adopted the $3.5 billion in tax breaks on a 247-170 vote. The bill will be fused with a separate measure, which the House will vote on Wednesday, aimed at boosting lending to small … Read More »

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More Small Businesses Add Cash-Balance Pensions

More small firms are adding cash-balance pensions as the economy has improved, with a two-fold purpose that benefits employees: rebuilding their battered nest eggs and avoiding higher taxes, The Wall Street Journal reported. It is the prospect of higher taxes that has doctors, lawyers, plumbers and other small business operators favoring these hybrid plans, which … Read More »

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Obama Wants Congress to Help Small Businesses

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is again urging Congress to send him a package of tax breaks and other incentives to help small businesses grow and create jobs, reported The Associated Press. The legislation would eliminate capital gains taxes for investments in such companies and encourage people to open businesses by offering tax relief to … Read More »

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Small Firms Chafe At Senate Payroll Tax Proposal

Gabriel Durand-Hollis, owner of a San Antonio, Texas-based architecture and interior design firm, is no John Edwards. But he could nonetheless see his taxes rise as a result of a Senate measure that seeks to crack down on a technique Edwards, a former U.S. Senator from North Carolina, once used to avoid paying hundreds of … Read More »

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Business Owners Finding More Time to Relax

Small-business owners are still workaholics, but they are finding a little more time to relax, according to a new survey reported by AOL Small Business. The May Discover Small Business Watch found that business owners are working less per week than last year, but continue to work more hours and more holidays than the general … Read More »

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