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Tax-free shopping available to international visitors

Source: lsureveille.com - Nov 28, 2011

Baton Rouge will open its first tax-free shopping refund center for international shoppers today at Macy's in the Mall of Louisiana. At the refund center, paperwork for eligible shoppers will be... Read more >

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Amazon Facing End of Sales Tax Loopholes in 2012

Source: law.com - Nov 28, 2011

Brian Glaser Corporate Counsel November 29, 2011 Earlier this year, online retailer Amazon.com massed its legal and political troops to battle the State of California over a proposal to require... Read more >

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How Firms Cope With Slow Payers

Source: online.wsj.com - Nov 15, 2011

Small companies need the business. But they also can't afford to be too lenient. By EMILY MALTBY [HELP] Jason Schneider Call it a cash-crunch contagion. One business owner falls behind on paying... Read more >

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Reverse mortgages can be good source of money for elderly homeowners

Source: fox8live.com - Nov 7, 2011

By Jeff Brown Knight Ridder Newspapers (KRT) All of us who own stocks or stock funds are moaning and groaning about the 3-year-old bear market. But there's another group of sufferers: fixed-income... Read more >

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The Paradox: Doing (or Not Doing) the Work to Live Your Dream

Source: smallbiztrends.com - Nov 7, 2011

A paradox is a statement or proposition that, despite sound (or apparently sound) reasoning from acceptable premises, leads to a conclusion that seems senseless, logically unacceptable, or... Read more >

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5 ways to get that federal contract

Source: washingtonpost.com - Nov 5, 2011

By Marie Johns, Published: November 1 The federal government spends more than $500 billion a year in contracts, making it the largest purchaser of goods and services in the world. Small businesses... Read more >

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