Small Business in the News: September 2, 2020 Edition

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It’s been another action-packed week for small businesses, with so many things to keep up with—in addition to your responsibilities actually running the business! We’ve collected some of the most important, informative, and insightful stories of the week for your to read and stay up to date on news and trends affecting small business!

The 2020 tax year is going to be a hot mess, and the coronavirus is why (Washington Post)

A penny pinch: How America fell into a great coin shortage (Washington Post)

Where U.S. Small Businesses Are Feeling the Most Pandemic Pain (Bloomberg)

Small Business Failures Loom as Federal Aid Dries Up (New York Times)

50,000 Americans will get overdue stimulus checks in September (USA Today)

How Digital Transformation is Empowering SMBs During the Pandemic (SmallBizClub)

The Pandemic is Motivating 96% of New Entrepreneurs in 2020 (Small Biz Trends)

A Founder’s Key to Perseverance: Embracing Struggle (Inc.)

How the Average Person Can Actually Start an Online Business (Entrepreneur)

This major grocery chain is testing fully contactless checkout—just walk out when you’re done (Fast Company)

IRS Payroll Tax Deferral Starts Today; Will It Defund Social Security? (Forbes)

10 ways to optimize your home office and the biggest mistakes to avoid, according to an interior designer (Business Insider)

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