Staying one step ahead of the IRS isn't easy for most small businesses. One wrong step—a forgotten form, a lost receipt—could invite Uncle Sam's wrath.
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Children of business owners are two to three times more likely than others to become business owners themselves, according to a new study promoted in the U.S. Small Business Administration's newsletter.
A new OfficeTeam survey asked 613 workers what one thing would give them more job satisfaction. The runaway winner: more schedule flexibility (33 percent).
Employees who become engaged often become distracted at work, using too much time to e-mail caterers, scan bride Web sites and do other planning, according to a Bureau of National Affairs report.
A new, well-publicized study could raise skepticism (and potentially legal complaints) by shorter people about your pay practices.
When employees return from military-related absences, you must re-employ them to their old jobs or ones with similar status, seniority, pay and benefits. That's federal law since 1994, but apparently, some companies don't know about it.