Famous Business Scandals to Re-familiarize Yourself With

6 June 2017

These famous business scandals are all examples of what not to do when running a business or not-for-profit organization. By being familiar with these bad examples, we can learn from the mistakes of others and not make these same infamous errors in judgment. 1. Brown & Williamson (1993). The U.S. tobacco company is an arm of British American Tobacco and produces cigarette brands such as Kool, Capri, and Pall Mall. In 1989, B&W hired Jeffrey Wigand, a biochemist, as its Vice President of Research and Development.

Is Government Regulation Good for Small Businesses?

5 June 2017

Many people in the small business world often complain about too much government regulation. Small business owners often object to strict anti-trust laws and complain about higher taxes. Some feel that government intrusion in small business is a senseless waste of valuable time and eats away at a company's bottom line. However, some small business owners believe government regulation is good for their bottom lines. Whatever side of the argument you are on depends on the type of business you have and whether or not government regulation helps or hinders your business.

How Business Owners Can Lower Their Personal Taxes

1 June 2017

You don’t need to pay extra taxes over what the law requires you. According to Albert Einstein, the hardest thing in the world to comprehend is the income tax. Significant activities that can have great returns in your business life is finding ways to have your small business taxes legitimately minimized to avoid pitfalls. Unfortunately, more than 90 percent of small business owners have their taxes overpaid. It is now understandable why these businesses overpay their taxes considering the United States tax code has more than 60,000 pages that even accountants have trouble navigating through them.

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