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Resale Therapy: Auction House Thrives In Bad Economy

A slow economy usually translates to slow business for most companies. But some business models are designed to not only benefit from families in need of quick cash but also provide a cheaper alternative for those willing to spend what little they have.

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New Tax Laws Aim To Support Virginia Businesses

Some businesses in Virginia may get some relief from a local licensing tax under two new bills signed into law. The changes could help business struggling to stay afloat.

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Maryland Proposes Alcohol Sales Tax

Maryland senators are debating whether to add a sales tax for beer, wine and liquor, similar to the one D.C. levies.

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D.C. Attorney General To Sue Online Travel Companies

The District is suing four of the largest online travel companies, claiming the vendors aren't paying their fair share of hotel occupancy taxes.

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Who You Know: The Impact Of Networking On Unemployment

Competing with a highly educated, well-connected work force can be a great challenge for many D.C. residents, but one program is achieving some eye-opening success.

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E-Verify System Now Accessible To Immigrants

Immigrants in five states and the District of Columbia with questions about their eligibility to work in the United States can now use a government database to verify their own status.

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Gray Does Not 'Envision' Tax Increase In Upcoming Budget

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray is getting ready to submit his spending plan to the city council. The mayor appears unlikely to call for a tax hike.

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