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New Immigration Policy Clarifications and Updates Allow for Economic Growth
by Margaret W. Wong, Esq.

File your W-2's online
Filing your W-2s electronically is free, fast, and secure

Some business meals get a full deduction
Financial advice for business

LeBron James - The Chosen One Falls From Grace
Crisis Communications expert Bruce Hennes

Don't ignore employer penalty notices
Combined Annual Wage Reporting (CAWR) happening now

ZOHO, The Cloud and Google Apps
By Sridhar Vembu, CEO of ZOHO Corp

Review payroll reporting for 2009
6,000 companies expected to be randomly chosen for employment tax audits beginning this February.

Getting a Jump on IT Spending for 2010 with SaaS
By Siamak Farah, CEO of InfoStreet

Know the rules for backup withholding
If you don't have a valid taxpayer identification number (TIN).

Plan for the phase-out of tax breaks
An overview of PEP and Pease.

Employee or independent contractor?
Don't misclassify workers

You need basis to deduct an S corporation loss
Plan now to make sure you'll get the full tax benefit

Closing your business has tax implications
2. File final tax returns and more

Tax tips for first-time employers
Planning to hire your first employee? Read this first. (10/12/09)

Crazy like a Fox by Rebecca A. Morgan
Name 5 "that will never happen" threats to your business model, and work from there.

Watts Up? The Math of Energy Management
Bust the myths about about energy efficiency

Why small businesses use Windows Small Business Server
From The Official SBS Blog

Energy Conservation Payback
Focus on the ROI and you’ll become greener

Your business vehicle expenses are deductible
Here's what you need to know to reap the benefits. (8/17/09)

Your business could benefit
from the extended net operating loss carryback (8/3/09)

Recession Rx for Business:
Eleven Ways to Infuse Your Company with the Leadership Skills to Thrive in Tough Times

Hardware Helper
Information to make your computer hardware work better

Authenticity with Jim Gilmore
Interview by Tim Zaun

Green to Gold with Andrew Winston
Interview by business and environmental writer, Tim Zaun

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