We don't need to resolve a complex national debate on health care to help small companies. Easier access to cash will enable emerging companies to start hiring and our Colorado economy to start climbing.
Employers who think they can avoid payroll tax and employee benefits by mischaracterizing independent contractors may be in for a surprise. The IRS, Labor Department, and even local state governments may disagree and the consequences can be severe.
Despite a mountain of evidence for the diversion of billions of dollars in federal small business contracts to large corporations, the Small Business Administration refuses to acknowledge the extent of the problems.