Profit is the most direct answer to how government regulations affect business. In a free market society, such as the United States, the goal of business is to turn a profit. Every regulation that is imposed by the gover... More »

According to the Library of Economics and Liberty, government regulations help avert market failures and improve unfairness within the system, but regulations also pose burdens upon businesses and individuals. Government... More »

Local governments such as cities and counties are responsible for creating local subdivision regulations, according to the University of Wisconsin-Madison. State laws such as the Wisconsin Statutes and the Maryland Annot... More » Government & Politics Law

The political environment refers to the actions taken by the government, which potentially affect the daily business activities of any business or company. According to the Law Dictionary, such actions occur on a local o... More »

The government intervenes in business by breaking up monopolies, placing controls on banking activities and stock sales, creating and enforcing regulations, and establishing policies concerning the labor force, explains ... More »

The federal bureaucracy handles the implementation of laws, regulations and policies. There are more that 2,000 agencies and organizations in the federal bureaucracy. Bureaucrats are also responsible for organizing their... More »

According to Deutsche Welle, reformed travel regulations introduced in early 2013 allow Cubans to travel with only a passport and a visa from the destination country. The source notes, however, that the Cuban Communist P... More »