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Just Released Report Shows Large Companies Out-innovate Start-ups by a Factor of Nearly 3 to 1

Outthinker, a leading growth strategy consulting firm, releases fresh findings from its innovation study showing how and why large incumbent organizations out-innovate smaller start-ups and are behind 22 of the 30 most transformative innovations of the last three decades.

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Tax Tidbits on 1099s

Small Business ExpertForm 1099 is due to independent contractors January 31. Do you send non-US independent contractors one? Peter Soh tells you the scoop.

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Jan. 31= Your Deadline for 1099s

Important News for Small BusinessBy 1/31 you must mail Form 1099s to each independent contractor you paid over $600 to last year. 1099s are special magnetic forms you can't download online, so don't delay requesting them. Get the whole picture and step-by-step details in Idea Cafe's Small Business Tax Center:

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