Small Business Stories from New York Times:
 
Rules Change on I.R.S. Seizures, Too Late for Some
4/30/2015 7:29 PM
The Internal Revenue Service and the Justice Department have announced in recent months that they will no longer use the practice of civil forfeiture, though the repeal does not apply retroactively....Read More
 
Empty Streets New Threat to Businesses in Baltimore
4/29/2015 7:57 PM
The seven-day curfew that requires residents to stay off the streets from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. is a potential economic disaster for local business owners that rely on nighttime customers....Read More
 
Health Food Retailers Make Way for the Next Generation
4/29/2015 4:34 PM
Those who started health food and natural product stores in the 1970s and ’80s often face the transition problems found in many family businesses....Read More
 
The Money Issue: Want a Steady Income? There’s an App for That
4/29/2015 6:03 AM
A Silicon Valley start-up wants to put workers on an even keel....Read More
 
Interest in Social Mission Gains Ground Among Small Companies
4/23/2015 1:20 PM
More small companies are choosing high social and environmental standards through a B Corp designation, but the quest is not easy for a big company....Read More
 
Pitorro, Anyone? Craft Distilleries and Breweries Take Hold in South Bronx
4/22/2015 5:47 PM
The Port Morris Distillery, which makes pitorro, or “Puerto Rican moonshine,” is part of a growing industry of artisanal beer and spirits in the borough....Read More
 
Start-Up Blends Old-Fashioned Matchmaking and Algorithms
4/22/2015 12:01 PM
After starting a group dating company, the founders shifted course with the help of user feedback....Read More
 
Small Film Producers Form a Group to Counter Piracy
4/19/2015 8:05 PM
The group, the Internet Security Task Force, will represent the interests of small businesses in the entertainment industry....Read More
 
Praise and Skepticism as One Executive Sets Minimum Wage to $70,000 a Year
4/19/2015 12:55 PM
While the overwhelming majority of the responses on social media and elsewhere were positive, there were also a number of people who expressed doubts....Read More
 
Performing Math and Mime, for Fun and Profit
4/15/2015 2:00 PM
A math professor and his wife, both trained by Marcel Marceau, stage mime skits to teach the principles, and joys, of math to students of all ages....Read More



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