In rare good tax news, DC announced that part of it’s $400 million surplus was caused by the closing of a corporate tax loop hole. By joining together with other states, corporations had to allocate part of their income to each state and pay the relevant tax for that state on that income. I think this is a great idea for improving corporate compliance.
Second, Google recently lead a seminar for small business owners on how to establish a web presence. Cynics note that this helps their business as online businesses will advertise with Google but I’ll note that I need to find a store / service online first usually. This can only help them compete