Small business news from around the web: Nov. 6 – 10, 2017

Written on Nov 09, 2017

Medical marijuana real estate hunt: 'It’s crazy what’s going on out there'
Would-be medical marijuana dispensary operators are getting into bidding wars over scarce commercial properties that meet siting restrictions – driving rents to double or more, brokers say.

Amazon pulled into another sales-tax fight as states go after third-party sellers on its marketplace
State tax regulators are cracking down on independent merchants who sell their products tax-free on Amazon Marketplace. That effort could push some Amazon sellers out of business or off the website, threatening the marketplace that has become a pillar of Amazon’s retail empire.

Big business is a big winner of GOP small business tax plan
House GOP leaders have hailed their new tax proposals as helping the small-business owner, but small-business associations say they help big enterprises, not small ones, and vowed to sink the bill in its current form.

Cyber threat is huge for small businesses
Just how big is the risk of cyber threat to small business? Big, very big. According to the Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report, 61% of breaches hit smaller businesses last year, up from the previous year's 53%.

Tech Corner - These 8 Excel timesavers will make you a spreadsheet speed demon
For those times when you want to make Excel beg you for mercy, instead of the other way around.

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