2021 IRS House Testimony

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Charles Rettig Testifies before House Regarding 2021 Filing Season. If you are not aware of some of the relevant impacts from the bill H.R.1319 (American Rescue Plan Act 2021 or ARP), some of the material was present in the hearing. The stimulus payments and increase of Unemployment Insurance Benefits (UIB)…More

Four Engines of Creativity

In times of increasing incorporation of technology in information processing and business operations, creativity is hard to come by whether on the frontier of an industry or passing the first barriers to entry. It is important to observe and wonder about curiosity in the business environment to figure efficient approaches to creative solutions. An approach…More

Production Processes

The Essentials The essentials to the production process include: capital, land, and organization.  Form Utility is the value producers produce materials in the creation of goods and services.  Manufactures take raw materials and change into a final products.  Service providers provide services to patrons.  Production processes have three requirements: Build and Deliver products in response…More

President Helps Economy?

Goal It remains to witness whether the president’s actions and those of his administration help or develop the United State’s domestic and foreign trade opportunities.  Current statistics in reference from the Trump Administration do point out a higher value on the dollar, low unemployment, and other observations to be proud of.  Later analysis, will hopefully…More

Risk Management in Business

Risk Management Please consult with your insurance, legal or risk management team member for further information specific to your business.   Risk in business refers to the change of loss, the profitability after an event of loss, the amount of possible loss and triggering events.  Risks can be classified into two types, those of pure and…More

Foreign Trade Barrier Report

Each Year, the United States Trade Representative publishes The National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers (NTE). Preparation begins with the Trade Policy Staff Committee’s invitation to persons with interest, to submit comments that assist in identifying significant barriers to the export of goods and services, domestic investment in foreign markets, protection and enforcement…More

Business Ideas From A Phone Book

Legend Business Outline PDF Disclaimer Please do not consider this an all inclusive resource.  Please make sure you are abiding by all accounting, legal, Federal, State and local regulations before commencing business operations. Phonebooks Before the internet, the phonebook was the way to find information on where, what and any contact info for a business…More

International Food and Agricultural Development

Premise The Board for International Food and Agricultural Development will meet  September 12, 2018.  Participants are able to join in person in Washington D.C. or via livestream.  The meeting is in regards to the Feed the Future Learning Agenda to address old and new Agenda for the program.  The meeting will address a study with…More

Business Ideas From T.V. Shows

Premise Streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu and others have changed the way we watch “television” today.  As you watch your favorite shows you might not have noticed all the small business ideas nestled in each show.  As I was watching some of these shows, I started to pick the ideas out in each episode,…More

Welded Line Pipe From Korea Review Amended

Explanation 22 companies received a antidumping margin of 16.58.  SeAH Steel Corporation (SeAH) has  alleged Department of Commerce have a ministerial error in creation of some calculations around manufacturing costs behind some sales in the United States.  The order is over subject merchandise of welded line pipe International Trade Administration.  The final results are being…More