Matters Column

A weekly column on matters concerning legal, money, small business, family business and people issues.

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How to qualify as a woman-owned small business

March 24, 2017
The Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program, established in February 2011 through the U.S. Small Business Administration, was designed to provide women-owned small businesses and economically disadvantaged women-owned small businesses with assistance in competing for business with the federal government. Read More

The picture of the United States health care crisis

March 17, 2017
Human resource professionals are expected to deal with all health care matters from a variety perspectives. Read More

Crossing borders presents tax issues for employers, employees

March 10, 2017
The border topic is getting a lot of attention these days. Read More

Neurological illnesses a danger to self-employed

March 3, 2017
I am going to discuss a subject I can only discuss from my own personal experience because of its sensitivity. Read More

Two tax areas to watch if considering transfer of business

February 17, 2017
Thinking about transferring your family business interests or other assets this year? Read More

Ten easy steps to avoid big headaches later

February 10, 2017
On both a business and individual level, there are 10 easy steps you can take to avoid big trouble later. Read More

Communication an essential, often overlooked, workplace element

February 3, 2017
One would think hiring workers needed by employers would be a rather simple activity. Read More

Results of possible tax reform hard to predict

January 27, 2017
My mind has been on cable news overload in recent weeks given the election, transition, inauguration and confirmation process. Read More

Got a small job? Hire an appropriately sized firm

January 20, 2017
What should you expect when you buy someone's time? Read More

Keep that resolution; create your best year ever

January 13, 2017
More than 200 million Americans made New Year’s resolutions this month and, yet, only 8 percent will keep them. Read More