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Small Business
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If an individual sells an investment property to buy another, there's theoretically no economic gain, thus the U.S. Internal Revenue Service says he or she will not be charged taxes. This little-known facet of the U.S. Internal Revenue … more
The common denominator among clients of New Bedford-based Boutique Fitness Inc. is that they don't typically enjoy the atmosphere of a traditional gym. "Most people don't like to go to the gym or don't like that environment, and it's hard … more
Surviving 104 years in catering, or any industry, is no simple feat. Our success stems from the values my grandfather passed on to my father, then on to me: » Start with only the best product and do not vary. » Bend over … more
This week's cover story tells a tale that every small businessperson dreads: a major customer goes under, leaving you with a bill that amounts to more than 10 percent of your yearly revenue. The company can't pay bills, lines of credit dry … more
A recent survey from Citizens Bank found that one-quarter of small-business owners are using their personal bank accounts for their companies, instead of opening a separate account dedicated to the business. This practice creates risk – … more
ATLANTA – Small aquaculture businesses and private nonprofits in Kent, Providence and Washington counties can apply for U.S. Small Business Administration working capital disaster loans due to hardships resulting from a drought that began on July … more
Moving the multidisciplinary design studio Shellshock Inc. to Providence last August, after two years in Boston, has helped the company grow, founder Mark Mason said. "I didn't see the value of being in a location with a lot of congestion … more
A car dealership in Massachusetts avoided a worker's compensation claim last year after internal video surveillance revealed the worker who allegedly fell on the job deliberately put water on the floor. That's one of many anecdotes … more
David C. Baud knows if he does unbelievable work on 99.9 percent of a job, the chances are that his client could get hung up on the 0.1 percent that wasn't up to snuff. That's why he aims for the clients of his family-owned construction … more
Mark DeStefano worked in the boating business for nearly three decades before a friend turned him onto the electric-biking business. Last July, DeStefano opened the doors to Pedego Rhode Island, an electric-bike shop at 227 Thames St. in … more
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