Jhanilka and Anthony Hartzog say they could have saved an extra $5,000 or $6,000 if they'd hired an accountant in their first year.Source: Jhanilka and Anthony HartzogIf only you could go back in time, but with today's 20/20 vision.Starting a business is a little like that. You're fired...
As taxpayers roll into the second tax-filing season under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, one question remains: "Will I come out ahead in 2019?"The IRS began accepting 2019 tax returns on Jan. 27 and anticipates it will receive more than 150 million individual returns this year.Thus far,...
Medical staff check a patient's condition at a temporary hospital converted from "Wuhan Livingroom" in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Feb. 10, 2020.Xiong Qi | Xinhua | Getty ImagesSmall businesses in New York's Chinatown are losing customers over "unfounded" coronavirus fears, the city's small business chief told CNBC...
Whoever doubted that a line of first-aid products in chic patterns and bold colors would instantly hit Editor's Pick lists and become a top giftable for the holidays doesn't understand Eric Ryan's ability to reinvigorate a simple, everyday consumer need and transform it into a lifestyle accessory.The first-aid...
President Donald Trump delayed announcing a flavored e-cigarette ban because officials were "spooked" by the political ramifications, but a plan will likely still be implemented, former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Friday."I think that something's going to get done here," Gottlieb said in a "Squawk Box"...
MoMo Productions | Taxi | Getty ImagesAmerican Express created Small Business Saturday in 2010 to try to encourage shoppers to support local retailers, but a new CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey shows waning enthusiasm for the day.The survey, conducted Nov. 20–22, surveyed 2,397 Americans nationwide across all age demographics.Thirty-nine...
Independent retailers are gearing up for Small Business Saturday, a day used to promote mom-and-pop retailers, and many towns are doing their best to support the effort. In 2018, an estimated 104 million consumers shopped at independent retailers and restaurants on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. They spent $17.8 billion,...
US President Donald Trump shows a letter from Chinese President Xi Jinping as he announces an initial trade deal with China at the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC on October 11, 2019.Nicholas Kamm | AFP | Getty ImagesResurgent optimism about the future of U.S....
Sixty percent of small business owners approve of the way Donald Trump is handling his job as president, the highest approval rating number since CNBC and SurveyMonkey began its quarterly Small Business Survey in 2017.Small business owners typically are a conservative-leaning group. Approval of Trump never has been below...
Daniel Goldman (L), attorney and director of investigations with the House Intelligence Committee, and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (C) (D-CA), and U.S. House Intelligence Committee ranking member Rep. Devin Nunes (R) (R-CA), arrive to the House Intelligence Committee in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol...