Small Business

Ruby Bugarin owns two restaurants in California and is being hit by rising supply chain struggles and inflation. Courtesy: Ruby Bugarin Restaurants around the county were looking ahead to the economy’s reopening over the last few months, as Covid vaccines became more widespread and pent-up consumer demand was palpable. But headwinds from supply chain disruptions
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Jelena McWilliams, chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), speaks during a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021. Al Drago | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. will unveil this week a new investment fund backed by corporate giants that
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Phil Roeder Congressional Democrats are considering reforms to the 20% pass-through tax deduction as part of a $3.5 trillion federal spending package. Democrats’ proposal would phase out the tax break for business owners with taxable income exceeding $400,000, according to a discussion list obtained by CNBC. It would also make the tax cut available to
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Ting Shen/Bloomberg via Getty Images The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed a rule Wednesday to raise transparency around loans for small businesses. If finalized, the federal agency’s rule would require lenders to collect and report more data about credit applications from small businesses, including demographic and pricing data and reasons for which lenders deny a
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Former Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp, one of the party’s leading voices on tax policy, said President Joe Biden’s proposal to tax appreciated assets upon death would hurt family farms and family-owned businesses. “I’m trying to sound the alarm, both economically and politically, for Democrats that this is not a path to walk,” she said in
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MoMo Productions | Getty Images More than a year into the Covid-19 pandemic, many American employees who have been working from home are itching to get moving again. But that doesn’t necessarily mean returning to the office. For many, it means finding new jobs. A survey released by Bankrate.com this week found that 55% of
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Vice President Kamala Harris swears in Isabel Guzman as administrator of the Small Business Administration as husband Javier Guzman stands at her side at the White House in Washington, March 22, 2021. Kevin Lemarque | Reuters Isabella Casillas Guzman, the new Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, began her term under President Joe Biden
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Jessica Brooks Any aspiring entrepreneur hoping to get “Shark” Kevin O’Leary’s attention with a business pitch better be able to answer this question: What’s the next big thing for small business? If you think it’s bitcoin or blockchain, guess again. The “Shark Tank” co-host and host of CNBC’s “Money Court,” which premieres Wednesday night, says
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