Small Business

Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg via Getty Images ‘Potentially erroneous’ QBI deductions The IRS allowed business owners to claim $57 million in “potentially erroneous” deductions on 12,980 tax returns filed last year, according to a report publicly released Tuesday by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. The watchdog urged the tax agency to increase its oversight of
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Andrea Herrera, president of Amazing Edibles Gourmet Catering and founder of Boxperience Angela Garbot For Andrea Herrera, founder of Amazing Edibles Catering in Chicago, the pandemic has tested her ability to adapt on the fly amid falling revenues.              Since last March, the firm shifted from catering weddings and corporate events to providing first-responder meals and
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Getty Images Tax season is swiftly approaching, and after the roller coaster of 2020, this might be the year to get extra help filing your return. The coronavirus pandemic saw many changes to the tax code that could impact filers who generally would have had a straightforward return, potentially complicating your return. “For the average
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Jovita Carranza, administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, testifies at a Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee hearing on June 10, 2020 in Washington. Al Drago-Pool/Getty Images) Second EIDL grants That may confuse business owners, since the $900 billion Covid relief package passed last month allows some companies to get a second EIDL grant.
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A usually busy Main Street in Livingston , Montana after Governor Steve Bullock order the closing of restaurants, bars, and theaters on March 20, 2020 in response to the coronavirus pandemic. William Campbell | Corbis via Getty Images As President-elect Joe Biden lays out his sweeping $1.9 trillion economic plan and response to the pandemic,
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Jovita Carranza, administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, speaks as Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Treasury secretary, listens at a House Small Business Committee hearing in Washington, D.C. Erin Scott | Getty Images The Paycheck Protection Program will reopen on Jan. 11, offering forgivable loans to small businesses and allowing certain cash-strapped firms to borrow a
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CNBC’s “College Voices 2020” is a series written by CNBC fall interns from universities across the country about coming of age, getting their college education and launching their careers during these extraordinary times. Janelle Finch is a senior at the University of Missouri in Columbia, majoring in journalism with an emphasis in TV/radio reporting and
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Pivotal Advisors founder Tiffany McGhee told CNBC on Tuesday that increasing opportunities for diverse businesses starts by recognizing historic barriers that had been in place, especially in the financial services industry. “If you’re interested in working with a diverse-owned firm, the traditional metrics might not work. We might not have a 50-year track record,” McGhee
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Tuesday urged Congress to move quickly and pass another piece of coronavirus stimulus legislation, suggesting key parts of the U.S. economy need help being sustained until there is a widely available Covid-19 vaccine. “We are so close to getting this economy back on track, but these places that close, they can’t
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Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, told CNBC that he is “not surprised” upon hearing news of Attorney General William Barr’s resignation from the Justice Department.  “It was clear that being part of the [Trump] administration was a challenging responsibility for him, to say the least,” Romney said. “I’m not surprised that he could no longer associate
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