Small Business

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on lowering costs for American families during a visit to Goffstown, New Hampshire, U.S., March 11, 2024. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters The fight against inflation was going well for the Federal Reserve and economy for much of last year and into 2024, but one important demographic remained unconvinced about
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Westend61 | Westend61 | Getty Images Between rising costs for groceries and fuel, increased debt levels, and shrinking savings, people are having trouble seeing the overall economic growth reflected in their bank accounts. Our recent research with CNBC showed that the “vibecession” has a hold over many people, and now those sentiments appear to resonate with
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The Junior Achievement Free Enterprise Center located in Greenwood Village, Colorado, is where high school students can explore careers and develop a plan to pursue their goals. The center aims to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship is a common goal for younger people. More than half, or 54%, of Gen Z adults say that
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People hold signs as they attend a press conference at City Hall Park on April 10, 2023 in New York City. Michael M. Santiago | Getty Images As we enter an election year, Americans’ perceptions of economic health matter more than ever. Small business owners are often seen as a bellwether given how acutely they
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Momo Productions | Digitalvision | Getty Images Even in the face of stubborn inflation, small business owners are striking a more positive tone. Optimism surrounding the economy is rising and the CNBC|SurveyMonkey Small Business Confidence Index reached its highest level since President Joe Biden took office, according to the latest quarterly data released on Thursday
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Venita Cooper, founder of Silhouette Sneakers & Art in the Greenwood district of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Parnia Mazhar| NBC News. TULSA — Nestled among rows of colorful shoes lining the walls of Silhouette Sneakers & Art, a framed black-and-white photo reminds owner Venita Cooper of the giants whose shoulders she stands on. Overlaid on that picture
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IRS Commissioner Daniel Werfel testifies before the House Small Business Committee on July 17, 2013. James Lawler Duggan | Reuters The IRS has unveiled a “voluntary disclosure program” for businesses that claimed a pandemic-era tax credit in error and want to pay the money back. Worth thousands per employee, the employee retention tax credit, or
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People exit the Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, June 27, 2023. Minh Connors | The Washington Post | Getty Images The Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments Tuesday on a case that could affect broad swaths of the U.S. tax code and federal revenue. The closely watched case, Moore v.
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TikTok has officially launched its e-commerce service TikTok Shop in the US.  Costfoto | Nurphoto | Getty Images Consumers are increasingly turning to social media for their shopping this holiday season, and TikTok’s latest venture into e-commerce has emerged at the forefront. The platform introduced TikTok Shop in the U.S. in September as an in-app
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US President Joe Biden holds up a copy of the Republican’s FY2024 budget as he delivers remarks on Bidenomics and Republican economic policy during an event at Prince George’s Community College, in Largo, Maryland, United States on September 14, 2023.  Kyle Mazza | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images With an economy posting significant GDP growth,
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IRS Commissioner Daniel Werfel testifies before a Senate Finance Committee hearing on Feb. 15, 2023. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters If you received business payments via apps such as PayPal or Venmo or e-commerce companies such as eBay, Etsy or Poshmark in 2023, your tax return may now be a little less complicated. The IRS announced Tuesday that 2023 would
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Getty Images Open enrollment season can be a time of trepidation for the self-employed.  The stakes are especially high because if you need to buy individual or family coverage, the next few weeks could be your only chance for 2024, barring certain exceptions such as moving to a different state, getting married, divorced or having
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