Seattle-based tax compliance software provider Avalara has acquired Transaction Tax Resources, Inc., a tax content provider with a high-powered customer list, for approximately $377 million in cash Monday. TTR, headquartered in McMinnville, Oregon, offers information on U.S. sales and use tax rates, laws, software, and customer support to some of the largest and most complex
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Monday that he thinks the stalemate in coronavirus stimulus discussions could be close to breaking, potentially giving a boost to stocks. “Talks this morning could be fruitful, and I think that therefore I wouldn’t bet against this market right now,” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street.” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi,
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Scottie Pippen once said, “Chemistry is a very important element for any team that wants to be serious about winning.” As a six-time NBA champion, Pippen knows a thing or two about winning. His chemistry with Michael Jordan and the Bulls’ supporting cast created one of the greatest dynasties in sports history. Chemistry — the
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Happy employees are productive employees. They get more work done, they’re more motivated, they tend to stick with their employer longer, and of course, they have better health and better outcomes in their personal lives as well. You don’t need me to tell you that happiness is a good thing. Unfortunately, for many employees, achieving
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The unemployment rate declined by 0.5 percentage points to 7.9 percent in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday, as employers added 661,000 jobs, including 2,200 in accounting and bookkeeping. The labor market improvements reflected the continued economic recovery despite the novel coronavirus pandemic and efforts to contain it. However, stocks fell sharply
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Justin Sullivan | Getty Images With 74-year-old President Donald Trump testing positive for Covid-19, Medicare beneficiaries may be reminded of their own vulnerability. For the 62.7 million people enrolled in Medicare —  the majority of whom are age 65 or older —  the coronavirus generally poses a greater health risk. While Congress and regulators have
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Building a firm in isolation limits growth potential. No business — accounting and tax practices included — can succeed and grow without establishing relationships. Aligning with other practices and business professionals has become more critical than ever before. Some of the benefits of developing mutually beneficial strategic partnerships include: Boost trust and credibility as prospects
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If you buy something through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Floor mats are perhaps some of the most overlooked office or business fixtures around. Besides helping to keep your premises clean, they keep you safe as they reduce accidents by preventing the floor from getting slippery.  They also
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Robert Smith, the billionaire chairman and CEO of Vista Equity Partners, said Wednesday that there’s a marked disparity in investment opportunities between the public and private markets. Smith, who spoke with CNBC’s David Faber from the Delivering Alpha conference, said that his firm continues to look at high-growth investments in enterprise software versus more mature areas
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