Small Business

Court as class: Judge gets climate change lesson in oil suit

Mar 21, 2018

Researchers have taught a U.S. judge the basic science of climate change at an unusual court hearing tied to lawsuits accusing big oil companies of lying about the role of fossil fuels in global warming

Magic, expertise and service help independent toy retailers

Mar 21, 2018

Magic, expertise and service help some independent toy retailers stand against online competition

Get Started: 5 tips for last-minute business tax filers

Mar 19, 2018

As the tax deadline nears, business owners should be careful of last-minute mistakes as they prepare their returns

Couple in US illegally killed speeding away from agents

Mar 16, 2018

A husband and wife in the country illegally lost control of their vehicle as they sped away from U.S. immigration authorities and died in a crash in California

Pot tourists can smoke it where they buy it in San Francisco

Mar 15, 2018

San Francisco embraces Amsterdam-like coffee shops, the iconic tourist stops in the Netherlands where people can buy and smoke marijuana in the same shop.

Chinese workers tricked into illegal work on Saipan

Mar 15, 2018

Workers at Chinese construction firms building a casino in the U.S. Commonwealth of Saipan are still waiting to be paid their wages.

Senate passes bill easing Dodd-Frank rules for banks

Mar 14, 2018

The Senate has passed bipartisan legislation easing bank rules that were enacted after the financial crisis to prevent a relapse

Home sales dip gives renovators, appliance sellers a boost

Mar 14, 2018

A home sales slowdown is creating opportunities for small businesses like home renovators and appliance dealers.

Amid Trump visit, it's business as usual for border towns

Mar 12, 2018

As Donald Trump visits the U.S.-Mexico border, the daily commute from Mexico to California farms is a reminder of how little has changed despite heated rhetoric in Washington

Get Started: Can't pay the IRS? You do have options

Mar 12, 2018

With tax day approaching, many small business owners are wondering, "How am I going to pay my taxes?"

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