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Small business news from around the web: Dec. 10 – 14, 2018

Written on Dec 12, 2018

In case you missed them, here are some recent interesting small business news items from around the web.

Updates to automatic accounting method change procedures for small businesses

The changes in Section 13102 of the TCJA increase the pool of taxpayers qualifying for favorable small business accounting method reform and provide simplification with a reduced filing requirement. The changes grant relief and will save time and money for both taxpayers and tax preparers.

Immigration becomes growing concern for small business owners, index says

The Q4 2018 Quarterly Index from the National Write Your Congressman organization reveals immigration ranked as a top small business concern in this quarter. According to NWYC, this is the first time the issue of immigration ranked in the top five.

Top small business manufacturing trends in 2018

The global manufacturing market has experienced a myriad of changes in recent years. Particularly in the U.S., automation, offshoring and technology have made a major impact on manufacturing businesses of all sizes. Here are some facts and statistics that illustrate these prominent industry trends.

Small businesses, desperate to fill open positions, juice job offers with amazing perks

With unemployment at its lowest level since 1969, job applicants may have the upper hand when they walk into an interview, and that goes for job offers on Main Street as well as from corporate human resources.

Tech Corner - Gift guide: What to get that techie in your life who has everything

Finding the right gift can be a challenge, especially for that person in your life who seems to have everything already. Here’s a roundup of six high-tech gadgets to surprise the tech-lover in your life this holiday season.