Small Business Hiring, Older Entrepreneurs, IRS Crackdown on Tips: Jan. 9

Illustration by André da Loba

Businesses with fewer than 50 workers added 108,000 jobs in December, up from 101,000 in November, according to Automatic Data Processing. [ADP]

Older Americans are shunning retirement and risking savings to launch startups, reports Steve Matthews. [Bloomberg News]

The legal marijuana business has proven tough going for some entrepreneurs, writes Bruce Kennedy. [CBS News]

Three million people pledged $480 million dollars to Kickstarter projects last year, according to the crowdfunding company. [Kickstarter]

An IRS crackdown on how tips are accounted for could be bad news for restaurant employees, reports Gabrielle Karol (video). [Fox Business]

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