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Vietnam's industry ministry proposes export tax cut for small oil field

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Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade has proposed that the export tax on crude oil produced from the Song Doc oil field be abolished, state-owned PetroVietnam said in a statement Thursday. Production from the field will incur losses if the 10% export tax is not removed, PetroVietnam added. Song Doc is a small field with Read More

What Not to Do on Your Facebook Small-Business Page

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Shutterstock photo More entrepreneurs are tapping into the world’s largest social media network: There are more than 70 million businesses now on Facebook, up from about 18 million in 2013, according to chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg during a recent investor call. Facebook gives businesses a platform to showcase new products and services, promote specials and Read More

An official day for small business owners

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Shutterstock photo Labor Day began as an idea in the mind of a 19th-century labor leader — some say Matthew Maguire, others say Peter McGuire — who cared greatly for a very important segment of the marketplace, its workers.  Regardless of paternity, such a day was first celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882, in New Read More

Naisbitt's Razor: The great small business advantage

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Shutterstock photo On my radio program, beginning in 1998, I started interviewing telecom experts on something called broadband Internet connection. It would be the replacement for dialup over POTS – plain old telephone service. At that point, like the Internet itself, the “big pipe” was so new that less than 4% of households and almost Read More

Putin wants to boost share of small & medium-sized businesses in Russian Federation

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Published time: 12 Oct, 2017 14:14 Russian President Vladimir Putin has underlined the importance of small and medium-sized businesses in any country’s economy and urged smaller companies be given more freedom in the future. The Russian president was speaking at a meeting with German business leaders in Sochi on Thursday. “I think you will agree Read More

Cybersecurity Best Practices for Small Businesses

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Shutterstock photo The impact of the Equifax data breach that compromised the personal data of over 145 million individuals has left many confused, frustrated and downright angry. And while massive attacks on large corporations make headlines, small businesses have just as much, if not more, at stake. According to data analyzed in a report by Hiscox, Read More

What Do Digital Wallets Mean For Your Small Business?

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Shutterstock photo When Apple Pay was initially released in 2014 there was hype surrounding digital wallets and mobile payments. People were predicting that Apple Pay was going to replace your credit cards especially within your small business. Of course, that hasn’t exactly been the case. Apple Pay and other leading digital wallets have become increasingly popular. One survey from Urban Airship Read More

Wealthy financiers could gain from Trump's proposed tax cut for small businesses

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – High-income Wall Street financiers could be unintended winners from a section of U.S. President Donald Trump’s tax-cut plan that is meant to help mostly small, “mom-and-pop” businesses. Trump called on Wednesday for a new “pass-through” tax rate of 25 percent that could mean big savings for owners of sole proprietorships and partnerships Read More

P&G, Peltz vie for small investor votes in biggest-ever proxy fight

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The largest corporate proxy fight in history, between Procter & Gamble Co (PG.N) and activist investor Nelson Peltz, may ultimately be decided by small shareholders like Tom Neubecker. The Cincinnati retiree is among the company’s vast army of individual stock owners that collectively hold about 40 percent of the consumer goods Read More

U.S. watchdog settled for small fine over Wells Fargo phony accounts: report

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A consumer watchdog agency could have levied $10 billion in penalties against Wells Fargo & Co (WFC.N) last year for opening unauthorized customer accounts, but settled for a fraction of that to resolve the matter quickly, according to regulatory documents viewed by Reuters on Tuesday. The documents, in the hands of congressional Read More