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December 30th, 2021 by

SMALL BUSINESS INSIDER by Raymond J. Keating – Americans and our economy, along with the rest of the world, were hit by what proved to be a deadly pandemic in early 2020. That was nearly two years ago, and more than 821,000 lives have been lost due to COVID-19 in the U.S. alone (according to […]

December 23rd, 2021 by

By Barbara Weltman –  A partnership is not taxpaying entity, but files an annual tax return, Form 1065, to report income, deductions, and other items. These items pass through to partners, who may be individuals, other partnerships, corporations, or other entities. Partners report their allocable share of these items on their own tax returns. Tax […]

December 22nd, 2021 by

SMALL BUSINESS INSIDER   by Raymond J. Keating – A growing population is a positive in so many different ways, including on the economy front with more entrepreneurs, producers, workers and consumers, along with increased dynamism and innovation. A growing population generally goes hand in hand with a growing economy. Unfortunately, the news from the […]

December 21st, 2021 by

  “…the Platform Competition and Opportunity Act is of great concern. By severely restricting and even potentially banning the acquisition of startups by larger companies, the legislation will profoundly undermine the incentive for entrepreneurs to take the personal and financial risk of launching a new company, and short-circuit the process by which value-creating innovation helps […]

December 16th, 2021 by

Small Business Insider by Karen Kerrigan –  It seems that the harder President Biden and congressional Democrats try to sell “Build Back Better” (BBB) the more unpopular it gets. That’s certainly the case among small business owners, according to the quarterly CNBC/Momentive Small Business Survey released last week. BBB is not popular with small business […]

December 16th, 2021 by

(Excerpt from the Alibaba Insights newsletter) At a recent event in Washington, DC, industry experts held a panel on the growing opportunities for U.S. businesses in China as they look to recover from the pandemic. ‍Steve Clemons, The Hill’s editor-at-large, moderated the panel, and was joined by Frank Lavin, former U.S. Undersecretary of Commerce for International […]

December 11th, 2021 by

SMALL BUSINESS INSIDER By Karen Kerrigan – On December 1, I joined a panel discussion hosted by the Small Business Roundtable (SBR) on “How Broadband Access Can Accelerate Small Business Growth.” Panel participants included Former Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Mike O’Reilly; John Breyault, Vice President of Public Policy for the National Consumers League; and […]

December 9th, 2021 by

SMALL BUSINESS INSIDER by Raymond J. Keating – Ever since the pandemic hit, we’ve all heard a great deal about the need to “pivot.” That is, in terms of our businesses and careers, the need has been made painfully clear that assorted changes were needed in order to survive and thrive. Among the issues addressed […]

December 9th, 2021 by

By Barbara Weltman –  The year is winding down, but there are still some actions you must or should take now to complete necessary matters and get set for the coming new year. Some are obvious, such as reviewing your business plan to assess your successes and failures for 2021 and sitting down with your […]

December 7th, 2021 by

by Raymond J. Keating – According to poll results just released by Gallup, while Americans appear a bit confused on certain economic/political system terms, they are very positive on small business and free enterprise. Capitalism vs. Socialism As for views on capitalism and socialism, 60 percent view capitalism positively compared to 38 percent who see […]

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