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Will the Marketplace Fairness Act Affect Your Small Business?

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 07.16.2013 | Small Business
Deborah Sweeney

The Marketplace Fairness Act is supposed to level the playing field between traditional brick and mortar storefronts and online stores. A lot of online stores that were started years ago and are just now beginning to really pick up steam will be hit the hardest.

Jack Lew: Lowering Corporate Tax Rate A 'Challenge'

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Jack Lew, Obama's Treasury secretary nominee, said on Wednesday that it would be challenging to lower the corporate t...

L.A.'s Work in Creating Jobs Pays Dividends

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 01.01.2012 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

For too long, L.A. businesses have been stolen from us by other cities and states. The result has been a calamitous decline in both jobs and tax revenues in our city, causing huge strains on our budget.

Philadelphia Bloggers License Causes Controversy

AP | JOANN LOVIGLIO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

PHILADELPHIA — Bloggers in Philadelphia are upset over a city business fee that they say is an unfair tax on their Internet musings. The city's...

Oregon Tax Hike On Wealthy, Businesses Passed By Voters

AP | TIM FOUGHT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon has set aside its history of shooting down tax increases on statewide ballots, with voters endorsing higher taxes on bus...

A Response To Rep. Elijah Cummings

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The loopholes which allow such corporate excess were not exactly handed down to Moses on tablets -- each and every loophole was approved by Congress.