Changes in the Tax Code For Businesses in 2014

The end of the year is always a time that business owners find themselves scrambling to make sure everything is in order. There are year-end bonuses to consider, new laws to plan for, and, of course, taxes to think about. 2013 was a big year for business owners when it came to tax considerations. One […]

Illinois ranked fifth in attracting businesses

In 2012, Texas topped all other American states when it came to business expansion, but Illinois, which frequently is criticized for its poor business climates, was ranked at number five among all 50 states. That number is from the Site Selection magazine, which compiles a list every year of corporate projects throughout the entire country. […]

Union membership shrinking in the U.S.

Union membership of wage and salary workers in the U.S. fell to 11.3 percent last year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Back in 1981, over 20 percent of wage and salary workers were part of unions. The Chicago Tribune reported a story on the shrinking union membership rates. The latest numbers are a […]