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Latin America Business News

December 2010 Archives

Innovation Key to Development in Latin America

Innovation Key to Development in Latin America

The countries of Latin America and the Caribbean are making comparatively low investments in research and development, and the region’s private sector is also comparatively under-represented in R&D spending, according to a new study. continue reading »

New Mexican Currency Laws Limit Transactions to $100

New Mexican Currency Laws Limit Transactions to $100

New currency laws in Mexico took effect in October allowing restaurants, stores and other businesses to only be allowed to accept a maximum of $100 in cash per transaction. continue reading »

Financial Survey: Illinoisans Less Likely to Live Paycheck-to-Paycheck Than National Average

Financial Survey: Illinoisans Less Likely to Live Paycheck-to-Paycheck Than National Average

America’s first State-by-State Financial Capability Survey revealed that Illinoisans are less likely to live paycheck-to-paycheck than the national average. The findings are part of the National Financial Capability Study, continue reading »

SMALL BUSINESS FINANCE: Payroll Tax Cut to Boost Workers’ Take-Home Pay

SMALL BUSINESS FINANCE: Payroll Tax Cut to Boost Workers’ Take-Home Pay

The Internal Revenue Service today released instructions to help employers implement the 2011 cut in payroll taxes, along with new income-tax withholding tables that employers will use during 2011. continue reading »

SMALL BUSINESS FINANCE: IRS Uses Twitter to Help Taxpayers, Tax Professionals

The Internal Revenue Service announced the availability of expanded Twitter feeds to share timely information with taxpayers and the tax professional community. The IRS Twitter news feed, @IRSnews, provides the latest federal tax news and information for taxpayers. The focus of the IRS Twitter messages continue reading »