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Business and industry news from around the web: March 25 – 29, 2019

Written on Mar 27, 2019

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

By the numbers: Ohio ranks 5th worst in corporate tax study

Ohio finished 46th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures. The state’s ranking rose one position from its 2018 score.

Companies all across America are warning business is slowing down. Here are 6 you should pay close attention to.

Since the start of the year, some of the most visible companies in the U.S. have warned growth is cooling in one segment or another of their businesses - at a time when global economic growth is under a microscope.

Payroll rules when employees don and doff gear

Depending on the type of business and work environment, employers might require employees to wear uniforms or protective gear. To follow federal and state laws, employers must know the regulations of employees putting on and taking off work-related gear and clothing, otherwise known as donning and doffing.

The simple secret behind why acquisitions fail

Acquisitions are a zero-sum game: both buyer and seller need to feel they are getting a good deal. Unfortunately, buyers usually pay too much.

Tech Corner - Verizon set to offer free robocall blocking app, new tech to combat spam – AT&T, Comcast, too

Verizon is getting ready to offer a free robocall blocking app at the end of this month, as it steps up efforts to combat the growing plague of spam calls.