Archive: October 14, 2007 - October 20, 2007

Groups Praise Extension of Internet Tax Ban

Small business groups praised the House vote this week that temporarily extended a moratorium on Internet access taxes. In a 405-2 vote on Tuesday night, the House approved H.R. 3678 that extends the expiration date of Nov. 1, 2007 to November 2011. Reps. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.), who sponsored a bill...

By Sharon McLoone | October 18, 2007; 7:01 AM ET | Comments (0)

Small Business Owners Lack Exit Strategy

Most small business owners don't have an exit strategy when considering selling their businesses, according to a new study from the Center for Women's Business Research. Sixty-seven percent of men and women surveyed had no written sales plan and 43 percent had not conducted a formal valuation of their businesses....

By Sharon McLoone | October 17, 2007; 11:40 AM ET | Comments (0)

Building a Business One Scoop at a Time

Ice cream, it's not just for breakfast anymore. So says a sign hanging from the counter of Moorenko's, a sunny, brightly colored parlor that makes ultra premium ice cream two tubs at a time. Inside Moorenko's in McLean, Va. (Sharon McLoone) The proprietor and sole full-time employee, Susan Soorenko, will celebrate...

By Sharon McLoone | October 15, 2007; 8:50 AM ET | Comments (1)


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