Small Business Notes Newsletter
Small Business Notes is a monthly newsletter that provides timely, accurate and useful information on topics of interest to small businesses in Minnesota.
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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Releases Staff Report on Proposed Amendments to Mail or Telephone Order Merchandise Rule
U.S. Small Business Administration Broadens Availability of Government Contracts for Women Owned and Economically Disadvantaged Women Owned Small Businesses
Congressional Witnesses Chide Securities and Exchange Commission for Slowness in Development of Rules for Securities Law Amendments to 2012 JOBS Act
SEC Provides No-Action Letters to Two Online Venture Capital Operators But Limitations Remain
U.S. Supreme Court Denies Certiorari of Appellate Decision on Language of Federal Research Tax Credit
USCIS Issues New Version of Form-I-9
New ICANN Trademark Clearinghouse Launched March 26, 2013
January 2013 Special Edition
Tax Code Provisions Beneficial to Small Businesses Survive New Tax Law
Eighth Circuit Addresses Worker Status Issue for Litigation Purposes.
National Labor Relations Board Nixes Employee Handbook Requirement of Employee Courtesy.
Small Business Administration to Take Substantial Hit if Budget Sequestration Occurs.
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Publishes Proposed Rules on New “First to File” Provisions of America Invents Act; Schedules Minnesota Roadshow on the Act.
Minnesota Angel Tax Credit Exhausts Funding; No New Certifications Until Fall of 2012.
U.S. Small Business Administration to Hold August 29 Webinar on Policy Changes Relating to Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs.
Federal Communications Commission Harmonizes "Robocall" Rules with FTC Rule.
Minnesota Supreme court Holds That Hostile Work Environment Claim Based on Sex Allowable Even When Offending Conduct is Not Sexual.
President Signs Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act; SEC to Make Rules to Implement
U.S. Department of Health and Human services (HSS) Publishes Rule on Creation of Insurance Exchanges under Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Offers Guidance on Earlier Discussion of Requirement of High School Diploma and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Publishes New Small Business Profile for Minnesota.