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2 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Seven Tips For More Effective Small Business Hiring

Small businesses added 75,000 jobs in January, according to payroll company Automated Data Processing .

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6 hrs ago | Cato Institute

Reversing the Decline in Small Business Lending

Of course small business lending is risky. The annual failure rate for firms with fewer than five employees averages around 20 percent - 1 in 5. That's true even during a boom.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Is the Global Economy Becoming Too Dangerous for Small Businesses

The Obama administration urged Congress on Wednesday to pass a law to stem what it described as a growing trend in U.S. companies moving to other countries to reduce their U.S. tax bills.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, China, Asia, World News

Pacific Business Times

Announcing the 2014 Spirit of Small Business winners

The Pacific Coast Business Times is pleased to announce our 2014 class of Spirit of Small Business award winners.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Orcutt, CA, Santa Barbara County, CA

National Center for Policy Analysis

Death Tax Hurts Small Businesses and Minorities

A number of associations that form the Family Business Coalition recently wrote a letter to Congressmen Dave Camp and Kevin Brady , asking for a vote on a bill sponsored by Rep. Brady, H.R. 2429 -- the Death Tax Repeal Act.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kevin Brady

Business Journal

Report: Sales of small businesses reach pre-recession levels

Second-quarter 2014 small business transactions reached the highest levels reported since before the recession hit in mid-2008, according to a BizBuySell .com report.

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Kent Online

Small businesses owed A 800,000 in unpaid bills for goods and...

The average small business in Kent is owed 800,000 suggesting many are still under strain despite the economic upturn, according to new research.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Canberra Times

Queanbeyan Council splashes cash, lashes small businesses

Life is a lottery for Queanbeyan ratepayers these days, with some receiving windfalls of $60,000 and others being slugged up to $93,000.

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The Fresno Bee

Valley's small businesses learn to get big contracts

About 25 people got tips Thursday on how small businesses can do business with the state during a seminar in downtown Fresno.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Fresno, CA, California High-Speed Rail

Bryan County News

Small businesses want higher wages

If Congress actually listened to small-business owners, the minimum wage would be going up.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Burlington, NC

Tri-cityherald.com

Judge OKs settlement ends Ohio workers comp case

The settlement ends a class-action lawsuit that dragged on for years. It creates a fund to repay businesses that were overcharged for workers compensation premiums from July 2001 to June 2009.

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Forbes.com

Voxox Delivers Cloud Phone Systems For Small Businesses

Despite telecommunications developing in leaps and bounds, and significant numbers of cloud-based telephony solutions available to businesses, the vast majority of small businesses still amazingly use a traditional PABX system.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Google, Startups

Talking Points Memo

Good Times in Small Business

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Williamson Daily News Online

Community Trust honored as 'bank lender of the year'

Submitted photoThe United States Small Business Administration recently honored Community Trust Bank as the "2014 SBA West Virginia Community Bank Lender of the Year."

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Banking, Financial Services, Southern Community Bancorp, West Virginia, Morgantown, WV

Small Business Trends

Twitter Chat Explores the Power of Mobility In Small Business

With growth in the popularity of smartphones and tablets, the importance of mobility to small businesses can't be overstated.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Hewlett Packard, PC, Computers

Business Know-How Newsletter

Cell Phone Payment Solutions for Small Business

If you sell at craft shows, conventions, concerts, or anywhere you won't have access to your merchant account system, then cell phone based credit card processing could be just the solution you need.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Personal Finance, Electronics, PayPal, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Apple Store, iPhone

Star Tribune

Small businesses selling Fair Trade products looking to make money while doing good

Ninety percent of the coffee the New York-based company sells is Fair Trade - certified as produced by people who are treated and paid well.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, New York, Marketing

Watersblogged

Small Business Community Consultants, Inc. Supports Entrepreneurs...

U.S. Small Business Administrations - Los Angeles District Office 2011 Young Entrepreneur of the Year Led Company Helps Small Businesses Earn Diverse Certifications I'm honored to work with entrepreneurs who trust our services and we look forward to the second half of 2014 with ten certification projects already in hand.

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Bellingham Herald

Women business owners face gender gap, report says

The report by Democratic staffers of the Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee found that while businesses owned by women account for 30 percent of small companies, they receive only 4.4 percent of the total dollars in conventional small-business loans.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Democrat

NewsOK.com

Women business owners face gender gap, report says

Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts.

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