Fictitious business name renewal companies could be a scam

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

Credit unions could offer more small business loans if Congress approves

Credit unions could offer more small business loans if Congress approves

To help entrepreneurs gain access to capital tostart an LLC, the CEO of the nation’s credit union association is calling on the U.S. Congress to allow credit unions to do

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

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

Tulsa program helps encourage business incorporation in Oklahoma

Tulsa program helps encourage business incorporation in Oklahoma

The organization known as Tulsa’s Young Professionals has launched a new business center to help speed up the development and ensure success of startups in the area, according to Area

Proposed tax cut would ease small business equipment costs

Proposed tax cut would ease small business equipment costs

A new proposed tax cut would allow business owners to deduct 50 percent of the cost of a new equipment purchase made through the end of the year. “This tax

Connecticut jobs bill gives tax credit to angel investors

Connecticut jobs bill gives tax credit to angel investors

A wide-reaching jobs bill recently passed in Connecticut will give a significant tax credit to angel investors and establish a $15 million loan pool for small businesses in the state.

New tax breaks could help get money to C corporations

New tax breaks could help get money to C corporations

According to a report from CNN Money, President Barack Obama is supporting a proposal to eliminate capital gains taxes on investments made in 2010 and 2011 in certain small businesses.

Low interest rates could help small businesses

Low interest rates could help small businesses

In the aftermath of the 1990 and 2001 recessions, small businesses expanded their payrolls more than any other type of firm. Now, as the nation moves toward economic recovery, economists

Tennessee budget plans might encourage business incorporation

Tennessee budget plans might encourage business incorporation

As the national economy recovers, Tennessee is still in a state of downturn. The Daily Timesreports that state revenue is about $196 million below projections for the current budget year. This

Corporate tax incentives in North Carolina give entrepreneurs good reason to incorporate

Corporate tax incentives in North Carolina give entrepreneurs good reason to incorporate

According to a report from the Small Business Administration, small businesses are expected to lead the nation out of the recession. SMBs are responsible for generating more than 64 percent