Category: Announcements

Fictitious business name renewal companies could be a scam

Entrepreneurs forming an LLC and using a fictitious business name should watch out for disreputable companies offering to renew a business name filing for excessive fees. A Victorville, California, business owner thought twice before sending in the $125 fee to an official-looking company that threatened his LLCstatus would expire, reported the Victorville Daily Press. The California attorney general […]

More small business owners vie for Congress seats

It seems that those involved in small businesses across the country aren’t content with juststarting an LLC or forming a company. Some are looking to also start a career in government. The National Federation of Independent Business interviewed more than 200 candidates and found that the next Congress and state legislatures could have more small business owners […]

To encourage small business, lawmakers should take regulatory burden off entrepreneurs

A new study from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation says that lawmakers looking to encourage business formation should work to streamline the process of business creation instead of focusing down the line. According to the study, while entrepreneurs are willing to take risks in order to receive a significant return, they are also more conservative […]

Free, Online Event for Entrepreneurs

Incfile is teaming up with Grasshopper for their latest fireside chat event: “Creating a Business That Makes You Money.” This live, online event will bring together a panel of small business owners and experts on Wednesday, February 10, at 2 pm EST, to discuss concepts like: Evaluating your business idea Conducting the right kind of […]

Massachusetts’ treasurer Cahill proposes small business tax cut

Massachusetts state treasurer and gubernatorial candidate Timothy Cahill has proposed a small business tax cut for people forming a company in the state. Speaking to the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, Cahill said he would waive state income, unemployment and sales taxes on business purchases for companies with five or less employees during their first three years. […]