It can already be daunting to travel to another culture, let alone feel the additional pressure of trying not to insult your international business partners! Lucky for all of us, the most basic of business etiquette, no matter what continent you are on, are based on concepts rooted in simple common sense. Essentially, you can follow some simple rules to …
Want to find out what the biggest sea mammal is? Google it, they say. The notorious go-to for seekers of information, gleaned through the vast world of online information, Google is a household name. But how much do you know about their small business support systems? Recently Google hosted “Get Your Business Online Week” (just Google it), aimed at encouraging …
Are you eyeing your portfolio with year-end investment loss harvesting in mind? Before you place those sell orders, take a moment to review the “wash sale” rules.
The end of a year and the start of another are always busy times for companies.
Cat and dog lovers beware! Con artists are on the prowl for folks who own or want to adopt cuddly puppies or exotic felines.
Married same-sex couples will be treated for federal tax purposes just like opposite-sex couples, according to a recent IRS announcement. Same-sex couples who were married in a jurisdiction, domestic or foreign, that recognized their marriage as legal will be treated as married for federal tax purposes even if they live in a state that does not recognize same-sex marriages as …
Today many financial institutions are charging new fees — and increasing the level of existing charges — to lessen their exposure to volatile markets.
If you converted your traditional IRA to a Roth IRA in 2012 and now wish you hadn’t, you’ll want to know about this October 15, 2013, deadline.
The health care reform law passed in 2010 included a provision that would require employers of 50 or more full-time employees to provide affordable health insurance to their workers or face steep penalties.
Ah, Fall. Time for pies, pumpkins, and payroll — third quarter payroll taxes, to be precise. Here are things to think about as you gather your information.