Can you guess which country’s businesses face the highest taxes?

American corporations face the highest statutory tax rate in the world. But the US could become one of the most appealing tax havens on Earth if some lawmakers have their way. The US federal corporate tax rate is 35 percent, but when you add in state taxes, that climbs to close to 40 percent. The European…

HomeBanc is Named Top Workplaces in Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla., April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- HomeBanc announces it has been selected as one of the Tampa Bay Times "Top Workplaces" for the fifth year in a row. HomeBanc was ranked as the top bank to work for out of 50 companies in the small business category. The complete "Top Workplaces" list is featured in…

In Zimbabwe, Cows May Soon Be Used to Secure Loans

Banks in Zimbabwe could soon be forced to accept cows, sheep and other livestock as collateral from small businesses applying for cash loans. The country’s finance minister, Patrick Chinamasa, put forward the Movable Property Security Interests Bill for its second reading in parliament on Tuesday, Bloomberg Markets reported. The purpose of the bill is to enable…

Tesla Is Now The Most Valuable Carmaker in the U.S.

Tesla, pioneer in electric cars, has overtaken General Motors to become the most valuable automaker in the United States. Tesla’s market cap was $52.24 billion on Tuesday morning, according to Nasdaq, almost $2 billion more than GM’s value and $8 billion more than Ford’s market cap, as reported by the New York Stock Exchange. The carmaker’s…

It’s hip to be square: Duo gives matzah a millennial facelift

Jewish camp friends Ashley Albert and Kevin Rodriguez co-founded The Matzo Project to fill a previously unconsidered artisanal niche By Cathryn J. Prince NEW YORK — For most Jews, the unleavened bread is a once a year food eaten during Passover because “you have to.” Sure, some people try to dress it up with a dollop…

Take Advantage of TBs Mark, Entrepreneurs Urged

The Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) has urged manu-facturers to make use of the standard mark licence as an avenue for their improved business, as they will be certified to trade within and outside the country. TBS Acting Director General, Prof Egid Mubofu made these remarks in Dar es Salaam over the weekend when issuing 65…