Cybercriminals Target Local Governments

In the NewsCybercriminals Target Local GovernmentsA new trend has local governments on guard: global computer hackers stealing their money.Legal IssuesSenate May Take Up Another Pay Bill Before End of TermProponents say the bill would help women pull even with men in compensation levels, asserting that women make only 77 cents for every dollar that men earn. The issue takes on more urgency during a recession, they say, because women are the sole breadwinners in many households. Economy [Read Full Article]


Start-ups May Get Big Tax Break

  Government and Economy Bill Could Make Healthcare Cheaper for the Self-Employed The measure under consideration would put an end to the FICA tax on health insurance premiums for the self-employed, making them more affordable and leveling the playing field with other businesses. WRN.com Startups May Get Big Tax Break New, bipartisan legislation proposes to amend the IRS code to allow new businesses to write off more of their operating costs. The Small Business Formation and Job Creation Act, would raise the start-up business deduction from the current $5,000 to $20,000. WSJ.com [Read Full Article]