Archives: December 2011

Payroll Tax Impasse Means Headache for Small Employers

Posted by: John Tozzi on December 21

Congress's failure to extend the 2 percent payroll tax cut expiring at the end of this year means employers will likely have to start withholding more money Jan. 1. Payroll...

Federal R&D Grants to Small Business Near Reauthorization

Posted by: Nick Leiber on December 13

A deal to reauthorize the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, which were set to expire this Friday, is close to being approved, according...

British Businesses Face Cash-Flow Crisis From Late Payers

Posted by: John Tozzi on December 12

Earlier this year, we reported that the cash-flow crisis for small business is a lasting legacy of the recession. The problem isn't limited to the United States, though. Business groups...

Amazon Lures Shoppers Away from Stores with New App

Posted by: Nick Leiber on December 07

Brick-and-mortar retailers take note: Amazon wants shoppers to use your store as a showroom, then buy the same products via its website. It's offering up to $15 in discounts to...

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What's it like to run your own company today? Entrepreneurs face multiple hurdles new and old, from raising capital and managing employees to keeping up with technology and competing in a global marketplace. In this blog, the Small Business channel's John Tozzi and Nick Leiber discuss the news, trends, and ideas that matter to small business owners. Follow them on Twitter @newentrepreneur.

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