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How to Get a Small Business Loan

Before you apply for any kind of small business loan — be it with the Small Business Administration, a bank or even family or friends — be prepared by gathering up all your bookkeeping, financial and other records. It will make the business loan application process less stressful and more likely to be approved by … Read More »

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CareerBuilder: Small Businesses Plan on Hiring

The latest survey from online human capital management company CareerBuilder found that small businesses plan to be hiring in the second half of 2010. Thirty-two percent of companies with 500 or fewer employees plan to add new employees in the months of July through December, the survey found, while 21 percent will hire full-time, 11 … Read More »

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The Wrong Fix for Small Business Lending

In a speech last week, Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke said banks across the country are systematically denying loan requests from financially credible small businesses. Bernanke implored community banks to lend more to small businesses, saying they are “crucial to America’s recovery,” FORTUNE reported. Reading the speech, Dr. William Dunkelberg, the chief economist at the … Read More »

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Small Businesses Go After Offshore Tax Havens

Offshore tax havens have a new critic: small businesses. On Tuesday, hundreds of these businesses will join in the announcement of a grass-roots campaign against tax avoidance that has already drawn support from a prominent lawmaker, The New York Times reported. The campaign, Business and Investors Against Tax Haven Abuse, is backed by Senator Carl … Read More »

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U.S. Could Lose $37B per Year to Tax Havens

WASHINGTON — The U.S. government loses $37 billion per year in tax revenues because multinational corporations stash money in overseas tax havens, Democratic Senator Carl Levin and a group of small businesses said in a report. Levin, who for years has pushed for a tough law to fight tax evasion among corporations, has enlisted some … Read More »

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Survey Says: Why Customers Aren’t Buying and What Might Convince Them

When it comes to the future, the only thing consumers know for sure is that they plan to keep being frugal. Marketing via e-mail has become a feast or famine situation. And when you decide not to call a job candidate’s references, you could be making a big mistake. Here’s a closer look at some … Read More »

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