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The Army’s big business of small business

With billions in contracting dollars going to small businesses for both products and services, there's no question that small companies are big business for the Army. That's why the January -- March issue of Army AL&T magazine is dedicated to small business, online now.

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4 Things Every Small Business Owner Should Know About Taxes

Blood pressures are rising at many small businesses now that tax season is underway. Although many owners hire accountants and attorneys to complete their income tax returns, taxes are a hassle. In a survey released last year by the advocacy group National Small Business...

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Alabama EMA requests disaster assistance for 4 counties

(WAFF) - The Alabama Department of Emergency Management announced Monday that it has submitted a request for Small Business Administration disaster assistance for four counties as a results of severe storm and flood damage between Dec. 24, 2015 and Jan. 7, 2016. Coffee, Jefferson,

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Alabama Launchpad boosted high-tech startups with nearly $650,000 in 2015

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="373"] Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley and other officials pose with award winners at the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conference in Birmingham in September. The conference is part of Alabama Launchpad, a program of the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama, and helps high...

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Energy Huntsville hopes to boost efforts with new collaborative agreement

A new collaborative agreement between the Energy Huntsville Initiative, BizTech and the Alabama Center for Sustainable Energy will boost efforts to grow the energy sector in Madison County. All three organizations will work to establish and cultivate energy-based startups, create a joint operational charter...

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Business Facilities names Alabama ‘State of the Year’ for 2015

[caption id="attachment_13397" align="alignnone" width="432"] A Polaris off road vehicle stands during an announcement the company will expand production facilities in Huntsville, Ala., Friday, Jan. 9, 2015. (Governor's Office, Jamie Martin)[/caption] Business Facilities magazine said today it has selected Alabama as its 2015 “State of...

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Small Business Week Awards nominations being accepted

The U.S. Small Business Administration is accepting nominations for its 2016 National Small Business Week Awards, including the annual Small Business Person of the Year. Since 1963, National Small Business Week has recognized the outstanding achievements of America’s small businesses for their contributions to...

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