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Time To Make Internet Tax Freedom Permanent

by Raymond J. Keating- The “Internet Tax Freedom Act” bans state and local taxation of Internet access, and multiple or discriminatory taxes on electronic commerce. President Bill Clinton first signed it into law in 1998. Unfortunately, this common-sense measure was never made permanent. It has been renewed four times – in 2001, 2004, 2007, and […]

Business Tips & News Trends Highlights

The past week’s “How To” articles, educational resources, and business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. STARTUP ADVICE, IDEAS, & MARKET INTELLIGENCE Six Suggestions for an Aspiring Startup Founder, BufferApp. Wisdom and advice from a successful entrepreneur who is still on the journey. Need a Business Idea? Here […]

Labor Department Moves Against the Gig Economy

by Susan Solovic- If you use independent contractors in your small business, you may find yourself being targeted by the Department of Labor (DOL), again. You’ll recall that the DOL recently started the process of redefining exempt and nonexempt employees in a way that would make employers liable for a boatload of new overtime payments. […]


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