Small business news from around the web: August 28 – September 1, 2017

Written on Sep 01, 2017

Governor candidate Mary Taylor proposes simplified tax code
Calling complex tax rules one of the top complaints of Ohio small business owners, Republican governor candidate Mary Taylor has promised to simplify the tax system in Ohio if she’s elected. She said she would simplify the individual tax form to fit on a postcard like it was in 1972.

Ohio sees greater construction worker shortage than nation
Associated General Contractors of America released a report showing that Ohio is experiencing a more severe construction worker shortage than the nation as a whole. Feeding the shortage? Retirements, attrition of workers to other fields during Great Recession; and too few young people entering the profession.

AICPA asks IRS to revise accounting method change procedures
The AICPA has sent a letter to the IRS with three recommendations on the accounting method change procedures for business taxpayers.

What do successful entrepreneurs have in common? They give up these 11 things
It's a long, uncertain road to entrepreneurial success, and you won't get there unless you stop doing these things

Tech Corner - Hackers using hotel WiFi to spy, steal data
The so-called "DarkHotel" group has been active for over a decade, with a signature brand of cybercrime that targets business travelers with malware attacks, using the WiFi in luxury hotels across the globe.

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