Although 98% of U.S. companies have under 20 employees, most "business news" ignores them. Here at Idea Cafe, we strive to correct this skew of the news by letting you know what's happening that may affect your small business. And, whenever possible, point you to opportunities to influence pending rules before they are cast in stone.
SBA's Office of Advocacy Welcomes Your Comments on Proposed Regulations The Small Business Administration's Office of Advocacy collects and represents the views of small business to federal agencies, Congress, and the President. Advance notices of proposed rules have been provided to Business Owners Idea Cafe by Connie Marshall, Regional Advocate with the Office of Advocacy for Region X. View proposed rules that may affect your business here.
Latest News from the IRS Internal Revenue Service has recently issued these news bits. Take a look to see if any apply to your personal or business tax situation: Filing Season Kickoff Fact Sheets.
This Week's Small Business News Briefs from The MicroEnterprise Journal MicroEnterprise Journal editor-in-chief Dawn Rivers Baker reports on political, economic and market issues affecting small business. To understand what's happening in Congress and other arenas that may impact your company, read the scoop here: 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. Fresh News for Small Business
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