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May 17th, 2008

Presidential Politics - Do They Affect Home Businesses?

You may think your home business is  beyond any fall-out from political politics.  You’re a small business owner, minding your own business and staying away from involvement in politics, whether locally, statewide, or nationally.  You aren’t running for any office and feel you can be immune from the whole situation.However….
*Many local political decisions can affect […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

May 13th, 2008

Will Your Images, Photos, Artistic, & Other Copyrighted Work Become Public Property?

If a proposed law, H.R. 5889, The Orphan Works Bill of 2008 passes the U.S. House of Representatives or  S. 2913, The Shawn Bentley Orphan Works Act of 2008, passes the Senate, your images, photos, artistic work  and authored works could be in danger of becoming public property.  Apparently, the infringers just have to indicate they can’t find […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 5 comments

April 13th, 2008

Are You Taking Your Home Office Business Deduction?

Throughout the b5media Business Channel this month, we’re guest posting at one another’s blogs.  Jean Murray, co-blogger at Small Business Boomers has written a post about taxes.  For those of you who are taking a last minute approach to your taxes (in the US, they’re due Apr. 15), Jean reminds you about the home office business deduction.
Are […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 6 comments