Small Business

The Good Brigade | Digitalvision | Getty Images Tax breaks worth trillions of dollars are scheduled to expire after 2025 without extension from Congress — including a hefty deduction for millions of self-employed filers and business owners.   Enacted by former President Donald Trump, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 created the qualified business
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Danny Werfel, IRS commissioner, speaks after being ceremonially sworn in at the IRS headquarters in Washington on April 4, 2023. Ting Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images The IRS will deny billions of dollars’ worth of claims for a pandemic-era tax break while working to process lower-risk filings, the agency said on Thursday afternoon. Enacted
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Participants during the snowboarding activity with the Hoods to Woods Foundation at Big Snow American Dream in East Rutherford, New Jersey on June 13, 2024. Danielle DeVries | CNBC EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — For 16-year-old Zyshawn Gibson, snowboarding down the indoor ski park at Big Snow American Dream in East Rutherford, New Jersey, was a
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Mixetto | E+ | Getty Images If you’re self-employed, hiring your kids could provide tax benefits — provided you follow labor laws and IRS rules, experts say.   Small businesses hiring their own children is a popular topic among social media influencers on platforms such as TikTok, Instagram and YouTube. But tax professionals say they are
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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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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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