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Small business news from around the web: Feb. 18 – 22, 2019

Written on Feb 20, 2019

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

Sales and use tax filing deadline reminder

January 2019 monthly sales and use tax returns are due Feb. 25, 2019. Taxpayers are required to file sales and use tax returns electronically via the Ohio Business Gateway at or through TeleFile by calling 800.697.0440.

File management practices every small business should follow

File management is critical to ensuring your small business's archives are secure, accessible and available for collaboration. These best practices will help you get it right.

Three small business strengths that can turn into weaknesses

There’s a reason growth strategy is such a popular topic in the small business world. On the surface, the requirements for growth seem relatively straightforward. However, it’s a lot more complicated than it seems. Here are three small business strengths that sometimes turn out to be weaknesses.

Tight job market hits small business confidence

A recent survey showed that job openings are at a record high. Another report said small businesses optimism is at the lowest level in months. These two items may sound contradictory, but talking to the businesses themselves, it’s easy to see how they might be pessimistic.

Tech Corner – Best web browser: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Opera go head-to-head

The web browser is by far the most important piece of software on your PC—at least for most users. That’s why it’s important to make sure you’ve always got the best tool for the job. In 2019 that does not include Internet Explorer.