Business Finance 101: 8 Surefire Ways to Keep Track of Your Business Finances

The IRS says 40 percent of small and mid-sized businesses pay payroll tax penalties each year. The most common issue is missed and late payments. Of course, payroll isn’t the only aspect of business finance you need to pay attention to. The situation illustrates why you need to keep tabs on your finances though. If payroll isn’t conducted properly, it could cost you. The same is true of other aspects of your business finance. For example, late payments to vendors could result in late fees or oth...
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Dewan Housing shares jump on stake sale report

Shares of Dewan Housing Finance Corp Ltd rose as much as 7 percent on Monday, after Economic Times reported that Baring Pvt Equity, Bain Capital and Hero Fincorp are in talks to buy a stake in the debt-laden housing finance company.
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Consumer watchdog has beef with Vodafone broadband price increase

A Vodafone price increase has drawn fire from a number of customers - and a consumer watchdog says they could have a point.The telco imposed a $3 increase on all customers on a residential broadband plan - copper or fibre - last... [Author: [email protected]]
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Here's the investor deck that helped the real-estate startup Divvy raise a $30 million series A led by Andreessen Horowitz

Divvy provides alternative financing options for prospective homebuyers who don't qualify for traditional mortgages. It does so by purchasing homes outright and allowing customers to pay it back with monthly payments — 25% of which goes toward building equity and 75% of which goes toward paying "rent." In October, Divvy raised a $30 million series A round led by Andreessen Horowitz, with participation from Caffeinated Capital, DFJ, and Affirm CEO Max Levchin. Below is the investor deck that he...
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Singapore Jan non-oil exports suffer biggest decline in more than two years

Singapore's exports stumbled more than expected in January, getting 2019 off to a bumpy start amid signs trade frictions are having an impact on Asia's trade-reliant economies.
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Shares dip on fears of widening New Zealand-China rift

New Zealand shares edged lower in subdued trading as fears over the country's trade relations with China unnerved investors. Property For Industry fell after its earnings missed expectations, while Port of Tauranga hit a new record... [Author: [email protected]]
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New Zealand dollar rises on hope of United States-China trade deal

The New Zealand dollar rose against all other currencies amid growing optimism the United States and China will settle their trade differences.The kiwi was trading at 68.83 US cents at 5pm in Wellington from 68.58 at 8am. The trade-weighted... [Author: [email protected]]
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Asian stocks rally on hope of further China-US trade talks

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were broadly higher on Monday as traders looked forward to the continuation of trade talks between Chinese and American officials in Washington this week. South Korea’s Kospi jumped 0.7 percent to 2,212.38 and the Shanghai Composite index rose 1.6 percent to 2,724.23. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was 1.7 percent higher […]
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Gold at two-week high on trade deal hopes; palladium peaks

Gold prices rose to their strongest level in more than two weeks on Monday as the dollar weakened on hopes the United States and China are nearing a trade deal, while palladium hit a record high.
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Foreign demand for Japanese machinery slumps by most since 2007

Overseas orders for Japanese machinery posted their biggest tumble in more than a decade in December, as trade frictions dented global supply chain demand and manufacturers predicted further declines in orders this quarter.
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DBS forecasts stable loan growth this year after record 2018 profit

DBS Group Holdings Ltd, Southeast Asia's biggest lender, forecast stable loans growth for 2019 after a robust increase in net interest margin drove an 8 percent rise in quarterly profit and a record annual profit.
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Here’s How to Handle Corporate Insolvency

Business owners pour so much of themselves into their companies to keep things running while chasing their dreams of growth. Despite someone’s best efforts there is always a chance of insolvency. The world of business comes with plenty of risks, including insolvency. In fact, financial stress is far from uncommon these days with 46 percent of Canadians living $200 or less away from financial insolvency and 31 percent admitting to not earning enough income to cover bills and debt payments. Unlike...
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Cash-hoarding Japanese firms please investors as share buybacks hit record

Japanese share buybacks have hit a record this fiscal year and are set to maintain the booming growth as cash-rich companies bow to pressure from investors and the government to boost returns and improve governance.
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High Court Judge kicks Viagogo injunction to touch

Controversial online ticket website Viagogo can keep operating in this country for now with a High Court judge kicking for touch a bid to stop it selling to Kiwis.The Switzerland-based company has faced hundreds of complaints from... [Author: [email protected]]
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Nicaraguan government meets with business leaders in bid to end crisis

The Nicaraguan government said it has initiated talks with the country's private sector in what observers see as a bid to repair the relationship between embattled President Daniel Ortega and business leaders and ease a political crisis that has engulfed the country since last spring.
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Brent crude oil slips away from 2019 high after China reports car sales drop

Oil prices fell on Monday after climbing to their highest this year earlier in the session as China reported automobile sales in January fell for a seven month, raising concerns about fuel demand in the world's second-largest oil user.
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Open Country challenges validity of Fonterra's milk price

Open Country Dairy is seeking a judicial review of the way Fonterra Cooperative Group set its milk price in the 2018 season, despite the Commerce Commission giving the price-setting process a pass mark.The commission noted the judicial... [Author: [email protected]]
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U.S. agency submits auto tariff probe report to White House

The U.S. Commerce Department sent a report on Sunday to U.S. President Donald Trump that could unleash steep tariffs on imported cars and auto parts, provoking a sharp backlash from the industry even before it is unveiled, the agency confirmed.
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#BigDaily: ixigo hacked (18 mn user data stolen)?; Ather bikes available on lease, Dailyhunt:$60mn..and more

Sign up for #BigDaily here. window.addEventListener('message', function(e){if('resize'){document.getElementById('pub_iframe_1').style.height ='px';}}, false); The post #BigDaily: ixigo hacked (18 mn user data stolen)?; Ather bikes available on lease, Dailyhunt:$60mn..and more appeared first on NextBigWhat.
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Russia's Gazprombank freezes accounts of Venezuela's PDVSA - source

Russian lender Gazprombank has decided to freeze the accounts of Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA and halted transactions with the firm to reduce the risk of the bank falling under U.S. sanctions, a Gazprombank source told Reuters on Sunday.
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'Sophisticated state actor' hacked Australia's major political parties: Morrison

Australia's major political parties where targeted in a cyber-attack by a "sophisticated state actor", Prime Minister Scott Morrison says.A hack on Parliament House was disclosed on February 8. Today, Morrison revealed targetted... [Author: [email protected]]
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Google, Facebook among internet giants facing surprise tax

Internet giants like Google and Facebook are in Government sights, with Cabinet understood to have agreed to explore a new tax on multinational companies targeting digital revenues.Prime Jacinda Ardern is expected to announce the... [Author: [email protected]]
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Expired tax extenders not yet on track for renewal

NASCAR's 2019 season started today with the auto racing series' biggest event, the Daytona 500. Congratulations to Denny Hamlin and Joe Gibbs Racing for taking the checkered flag in the Great American Race. Things aren't so clear-cut, though for the expired tax break for motorsports speedway improvements and more than two dozen other assorted tax benefits. These tax breaks expired in 2017 and are not on track for reinstatement. Yet. In fact, they're looking as messy as today's closing laps pile...
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UK lawmakers slam Facebook, recommend stiffer regulation

NEW YORK (AP) — British lawmakers issued a scathing report Monday that accused Facebook of intentionally violating privacy and anti-competition laws in the U.K., and called for greater oversight of social media companies. The report on fake news and disinformation on social media sites followed an 18-month investigation. The parliamentary committee that prepared the report […]
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Unicorns are real: Tech baffles Indonesian candidate

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s presidential candidates debated some of the most pressing issues facing the world’s third-largest democracy: dilapidated infrastructure, struggling farmers, forest fires — and unicorns. When President Joko Widodo, who is seeking a second term, asked challenger Prabowo Subianto about his policies for supporting Indonesian unicorns a look of bafflement passed across […]
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Oil hits three-month high on OPEC cuts, U.S. sanctions on Iran, Venezuela

Oil prices rose to their highest levels since November last year on Monday, lifted by OPEC-led supply cuts and U.S. sanctions on Iran and Venezuela.
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Over 16,000 Apex Legends cheaters have already been banned by Respawn

Respawn Entertainment revealed that it has already banned over 16,000 cheaters in Apex Legends in the less than two weeks since its release. The developer may be working on an in-game feature to report cheaters. The post Over 16,000 Apex Legends cheaters have already been banned by Respawn appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Asia bulls dare to hope on trade talks, stimulus

Asian share markets bounced broadly on Monday as investors dared to hope for both progress at Sino-U.S. trade talks in Washington this week and more policy stimulus from major central banks.
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Liam Dann: Tax move timely but cautious as tech giants face global pressure

A Government move to tighten tax rules for multinational digital companies is overdue. So the announcement that: "Cabinet has agreed to issue a discussion document about how to update our tax framework" was hardly a bombshell.In... [Author: [email protected]]
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UK lawmakers recommend stiffer social media regulation

NEW YORK (AP) — A parliamentary committee report is recommending that the United Kingdom government increase oversight of social media platforms like Facebook to better control harmful or illegal content. A report published Sunday says social media sites should have to follow a mandatory code of ethics overseen by an independent regulator. The report called […]
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