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How Obamacare Impacts Small Business Transactions

Avi Sinensky | Posted 05.17.2014 | Small Business
Avi Sinensky

While small businesses are exempt from many of the most rigorous requirements of the Affordable Care Act -- most notably, the Employer Mandate -- there are still some requirements and even some opportunities that small business owners should be aware of.

5 Obamacare Tax Changes Latino Small Business Owners Should Know

VOXXI | Susana G. Baumann | Posted 11.27.2013 | Latino Voices

After a shaky rollout of the Affordable Care Act website, small businesses are now thinking ahead, as changes are quickly coming up starting on Januar...

Jeffrey Young

Another Big Setback For Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.27.2013 | Business

Small businesses won't be able to buy health insurance via HealthCare.gov until next year, President Barack Obama's administration announced Wednesday...

Dennis Miller To Small Biz Owner: 'Fire Somebody With An Obama-Biden Sticker'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.18.2013 | Small Business

Comedian and conservative political commentator Dennis Miller has some advice for small-business owners who claim Obamacare is causing them to lay off...

What Small Business Owners Think About Obamacare

AP | JOYCE M. ROSENBERG | Posted 10.16.2013 | Small Business

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — More small businesses than expected are signing up for health insurance on state exchanges that opened this month. The ...

Startling Number Of Small Businesses Say Obamacare Is Hurting Hiring

CNBC | Dan Mangan | Posted 06.19.2013 | Small Business

CNBC Small business owners' fear of the effect of the new health-care reform law on their bottom line is prompting many to hold off on hiring and e...

Schools Blame Tough Decisions On Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.11.2013 | Business

Some school basketball teams may lose out on practice time because of Obamacare. Schools throughout much of Indiana are cutting the hours of coach...

WATCH: Home Depot Co-Founder Says Obamacare Will 'Kill Off Small Business'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.11.2013 | Business

Rather than serve as a cure-all for a broken health care system, Obamacare will be a harbinger of death, says Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus. The...

Jeffrey Young

Key Obamacare Feature Delayed For Small Businesses

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 04.04.2013 | Small Business

Workers at small companies may have to wait another year to take advantage of one of health care reform's biggest selling points. As The New York T...

Bakery Owners: Obamacare Will Cut Our Profits In Half

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 03.22.2013 | Small Business

Baked in the Sun survived the recession. Gasoline and ingredients prices rose during the downturn, squeezing its bottom line, but the San Diego-based ...

Small Business Owner's Obamacare Fix: Turn Employees Into Corporations

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 01.31.2013 | Small Business

A San Diego-based entrepreneur has proposed a solution for small business owners who face rising payroll costs under Obamacare: Cut staff and outsourc...

Nate C. Hindman

Local Pizza Shop To Papa John's CEO: Please Do Freak Out About Obamacare And Raise Prices

HuffingtonPost.com | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 11.16.2012 | Small Business

Papa John's CEO John Schnatter’s recent statement that the Affordable Care Act will force the pizza chain to raise prices came as good news to Nick ...

Janean Chun

Denny's Franchisee To Add Obamacare Surcharge To Customer Checks

HuffingtonPost.com | Janean Chun | Posted 11.15.2012 | Small Business

While some business owners threaten to cut workers' hours to avoid paying for their health care, a West Palm Beach, Fla., restaurant owner is going ev...

Janean Chun

Applebee's Franchisee Says He Won't Hire Because Of Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Janean Chun | Posted 11.09.2012 | Small Business

An Applebee's New York area franchisee is the latest CEO to go public threatening drastic plans to avoid costs associated with the Affordable Care Act...

Janean Chun

Phew! Many Small Businesses Will Still Offer Health Care In 2013

HuffingtonPost.com | Janean Chun | Posted 10.24.2012 | Small Business

Most small businesses don't plan to entirely drop health care insurance because of the Affordable Care Act, but their employees may be saying goodbye ...

Janean Chun

To Deal With Obamacare Small Business Owner Considering Drastic Move

HuffingtonPost.com | Janean Chun | Posted 10.19.2012 | Small Business

Michael Fredrich says he cares deeply about his employees. So much so that he plans on firing seven of them. The Wisconsin business owner is plann...

Store Owner's Racist Anti-Obama Display Enrages Locals

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 10.11.2012 | Small Business

A New Jersey business owner is refusing to remove anti-Obama images from his storefront that depict the president as a witch doctor, the Asbury Park P...

WATCH: Small Business Owners Talk Obamacare On HuffPost Live

HuffPost Live | Posted 10.03.2012 | Small Business

In 2010, Republicans said Obamacare would hurt small businesses. In advance of the presidential debates, HuffPost Live checked in with a group of b...

Pizza Delivery Chain Raising Prices Because Of Obamacare (CORRECTED)

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.20.2012 | Business

After President Obama's health care law takes full effect, the slogan for national pizza chain Papa John's may need an update. Instead of, “Better i...

Small Employers Who Offer Health Care: Check Your Mailboxes

John Arensmeyer | Posted 10.03.2012 | Small Business
John Arensmeyer

Insurance companies across the nation owe Americans $1.1 billion, collectively, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. And based on an initial report, 28 percent of small employers offering benefits in 42 states will see part of that money. Those aren't bad odds.