Wednesday Links: Jobs Tax Credit; iPad for Business

Expect a jobs tax credit in the State of the Union tonight — but structuring it properly may be tricky, Catherine Rampell reports at the NY Times. Business owner and Times blogger Jay Goltz says it won’t work.

A look at how the Equal Exchange worker co-op attracted outside stock investors with carefully structured stock, by Jenny Kassan at the Katovich Law Blog.

Advice on managing a distributed work force, from Becky McCray at Small Biz Survival.

EBay sellers seem receptive to the latest planned changes to fee structures, CNNMoney’s Catherine Clifford writes.

Governments in the Persian Gulf are turning more attention to their countries’ small business sectors, Robin Wigglesworth reports in the FT.

Also, did Apple do something today? VentureBeat’s Paul Boutin says the much-hyped iPad tablet may have more appeal for business users than the iPhone.

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