Dish Network Accused of End-Run Around SMB Rules
Despite a $32 billion market cap, Dish Network received small business-related discounts in the recent spectrum auction by the government, says a regulator.
Small-Business Owners Highly Confident
The December National Federation of Independent Business survey shows optimism is back up to pre-recession levels.
Small Businesses Expanding But Skeptical
Optimism among small business owners is high, but many don't expect business conditions to get any better in the next six months.
Know Your Customers, But Don’t Trust Them
Forget about the customer always being right — sometimes they don't even know what they want.
Apple, Others Ally with Obama to Pay Small Suppliers
SupplierPay, a new White House initiative, is designed to help small businesses increase their working capital.
No Company Too Small to Pursue Finance Operations Excellence
The biggest barriers to optimized performance tend to be self-imposed, such as permitting unnecessary complexity in finance processes and systems.
Why Small Businesses Shouldn’t Trust Facebook
I was a fool for choosing to trust Facebook, an unpaid third party, to hang on to my content.
IRS Needs Help to Improve Small-Business Audits, Official Says
Admitting that it needs help in auditing small businesses, an Internal Revenue Service commissioner says it's sharpening its focus on partnerships.
Restarting the U.S. Small-Business Growth Engine
Reinvigorating small business starts with identifying the high-growth firms that disproportionately drive economic activity and jobs.
Microsoft to Ax Service, Putting Small Cos. at Risk of Data Loss
Small companies that don't switch from a soon-to-be-defunct Microsoft e-mail and website-hosting service by the end of April will lose their data.