New Miami Businesses presented with Governor’s Business Ambassador Honors

The Governor’s Office and Enterprise Florida (EFI) honored four new business ventures headquartered in Miami-Dade at their Board of Directors meeting last week. The Board and Lt. Gov. Carlos López-Cantera presented The Governor’s Business Ambassador Award to these outstanding companies for creating new jobs and contributing to the overall business development of Miami-Dade County and […]

Business Readiness in the Sunshine State

DEM/DEO Article – Miami Dade Beacon Council Business Readiness in the Sunshine State Florida is no stranger to disasters – hurricanes, floods, fires, terrorism and other potential hazards all pose a serious threat to businesses statewide. But Florida’s business owners know that the steps they take today to prepare can make the difference for maintaining […]

Logistics & Supply Chain Management Account for 20% of Miami’s Economy

MDBC Trade and Logistics Committee Draws more than 100 Participants The most recent MDBC Trade & Logistics Committee meeting was hosted by FedEx on August 2, 2018. The meeting began with setting the tone for a discussion on the “jobs of the future” in an industry that reportedly accounts for approximately 20 percent of Miami’s […]

Be Red Cross Ready this Hurricane Season

2017 was an unprecedented year for the American Red Cross. We responded to six major disasters in only 60 days; we provided support for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate; and responded to the Las Vegas shooting and the California wildfires.

Miami-Dade’s Tech Talent Pool is Widening…You Just Have to Look in Different Places

You may not have noticed but Miami has very quietly become one of the biggest technology & innovation hubs in the U.S. You probably already know that Miami-Fort Lauderdale area was recognized in 2017 by The Kauffman Foundation as the region with the #1 in startup activity in the nation.

New Opportunity Zones Could be a New Beginning for Miami’s Inner-City

You may not have noticed but Miami has very quietly become one of the biggest technology & innovation hubs in the U.S. You probably already know that Miami-Fort Lauderdale area was recognized in 2017 by The Kauffman Foundation as the region with the #1 in startup activity in the nation.

Small Business- Preparing Your Business for an Active Hurricane Season

You may not have noticed but Miami has very quietly become one of the biggest technology & innovation hubs in the U.S. You probably already know that Miami-Fort Lauderdale area was recognized in 2017 by The Kauffman Foundation as the region with the #1 in startup activity in the nation.

This is “Why Miami”

You may not have noticed but Miami has very quietly become one of the biggest technology & innovation hubs in the U.S. You probably already know that Miami-Fort Lauderdale area was recognized in 2017 by The Kauffman Foundation as the region with the #1 in startup activity in the nation.

The 2018 Economy

Much has been written about and panel discussions and presentations have been devoted to what lies ahead for the economy in 2018. Any predictions are rooted in what happened over the last few years and what changes can potentially be expected on local, national and international levels, including policies related to taxes, immigration and regulatory measures. Looking beyond one year is much more difficult, but there are data sets that allow for some forecasting and it can be illuminating to see what past data tells us about the future.

Treasury Identifies 3 International Tax Regulations as Potentially Burdensome

In Executive Order 13789 issued earlier this year, President Trump ordered the Secretary of the Treasury to review all “significant” tax regulations issued on or after January 1, 2016. The Treasury has examined 52 regulations and identified eight regulations that met the criteria of the president’s order and qualified as “significant” in view of the presidential priorities of tax regulation.

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