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The economy on Long Island is unique – with countless small businesses and corporations alike making home here, Long Island is a center of industry with its own unique heartbeat. If you're interested in local business and financial advice specifically for Long Islanders, then make sure to never miss an article in the Business & Finance section.
By Lyndsay McCabe March 30, 2013
Popular retailers Amazon and Overstock have lost a case to avoid charging a sales tax in New York due to their use of affiliate web sites.
By Vickie Moller March 28, 2013
The Senate yesterday passed the 2013-14 New York State Budget, which provides tax relief for middle-class families, helps business create jobs and keeps spending growth below two percent.
By Christian Abbatecola March 28, 2013
A pair of expensive training videos produced in an IRS studio has garnered a great deal of disapproval this week.
By Vickie Moller March 27, 2013
At 4:30 p.m. Monday, Pedro Quezada stood by, along with newspaper and television personnel, as the owner of Eagle Liquors in Passaic, N.J. ran Quezada's $338 million Powerball ticket through a lottery machine, confirming it ...
By Wendy L March 26, 2013
Preliminary reports indicate Nassau Coliseum is safe for patrons, but asbestos was found in areas frequented by staff. The Coliseum now faces lawsuits from employees over asbestos exposure.
By Robert Ottone March 26, 2013
17-year old Nick D'Aloisio has become one of Yahoo!'s richest employees.
By Vickie Moller March 26, 2013
According to the National Association of Realtors, existing-home sales and prices reflect a healthy, emerging recovery in the housing market.
By Vickie Moller March 25, 2013
Earlier this month, the Long Island Association, Long Island's leading business organization working toward economic development and finding solutions to some of the toughest issues we face, published a report entitled "Educating Long Islanders in ...
By Carrie B. March 24, 2013
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will review the applications, and the projects with the most potential will have a shot of receiving $1 million in additional funding.
By Lyndsay McCabe March 23, 2013
On the John Gambling Radio Show, Bloomberg expressed concern about what he feels to be the inevitability of drones in NY skies.
By Wendy L March 22, 2013
Proposed plan to stop mail delivery service on Saturday remains up in the air...
By Vickie Moller March 21, 2013
Despite fierce resistance by the beverage industry, Suffolk lawmakers Tuesday night approved three bills, sponsored by Legis. William Spencer (D-Centerport), that will prohibit the sale of energy drinks to kids under 18 at county parks ...
By Lyndsay McCabe March 19, 2013
In a proposed plan, the state minimum wage will be raised to $9 per hour by 2016.
By Long Island News & PR March 19, 2013
On Average, the ‘Bottom Ten’ Banks Are Holding Back Nearly Half of the Sandy Insurance Funds They Have Received, Well Above Industry-wide Average of 17 Percent. ‘Bottom Ten’ Banks Are Holding Back Millions in Sandy ...
By Robert Ottone March 19, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg continues his agenda of making New York healthier by targeting the sale of cigarettes.
By Vickie Moller March 19, 2013
As a result of the across-the-board spending cuts known as sequestration, which went into effect March 1, thousands of students across Long Island and the nation could be affected by cuts in funding for federal ...
By Lyndsay McCabe March 17, 2013
New cards will begin to be issued in July, and include black and white portraits on a hard polycarbonate card.
By Vickie Moller March 14, 2013
Mineola and Three Village School Districts are among twelve districts statewide to be awarded competitive education grants for management efficiency by Gov. Cuomo.
By Long Island News & PR March 13, 2013
Although the 2013 US Women’s Golf Open will be taking place in Southampton this June, the Riverhead Chamber of Commerce and its members are preparing for the increase of visitors to the area with a ...