Because of runaway health care costs, Texas is on a path to cut funding or raise taxes. The percentage of the budget spent on health care, for our employees and those on medical assistance programs, continues to increase. This leaves less money available for schools, roads and tax relief.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq: INTU) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Prestwick Services, a subsidiary of Prestwick Holdings a Sudbury, Mass.,- based leader in payroll-based billing and payment solutions for the workers’ compensation industry. Traditional workers’ compensation plans involve large pre-payments based on estimates, with the potential for substantial […]
Sean Kevlahan is the 26-year-old chief executive of the Beverly startup Quad Technologies. He has to juggle product development, business strategy, and a social life. So it’s fair to say Kevlahan has a lot of things on his mind. Retirement isn’t one of them. And most other entrepreneurs in his position aren’t thinking about saving […]
When I meet with a business owner for the first time, there are a few questions that I gravitate towards in order to get a better understanding of what it’s like to own their business. One question I like to ask is “What is one of your greatest expenses in running your business?” Having asked […]
Fifty-five federal tax breaks are scheduled to expire at the end of the year. Usually, many of these expiring tax provisions are extended at the last minute, but this year is shaping up to be different. The pressure for additional revenue, combined with political gridlock, has greatly increased the likelihood that many of the most […]