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Small Business Jobs Act

Need to Start the Small Business Engines

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 06.27.2013 | Small Business
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

"Struggle" seems to be the operative word for the condition of small business today. Is there anything that can be done to help them in that struggle?

52 Reasons to Vote for Obama: #7, Cut Taxes and Provided Capital for Small Business

Bernard Whitman | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
Bernard Whitman

President Barack Obama understands just how critical small businesses are to the American economy. That's why he's cut taxes for small businesses eighteen times since taking office.

SBA and America's Banks are Increasing Small Business Lending

Karen Mills | Posted 11.25.2012 | Small Business
Karen Mills

We know that government doesn't create jobs -- small business owners do. But our role is to put the wind at their backs -- to provide them with the foundation, tools and opportunities to start and grow their businesses.

Senate Startup Bill Tweaks Could Cause U.S. Brain Drain

Kevin Lawton | Posted 05.23.2012 | Small Business
Kevin Lawton

Why on Earth, would we want to limit the amount that Americans can invest in their own country? Let's please not make the JOBS Act the "Suck America Dry Act."

What About Fred?

Robert A. Berman | Posted 05.14.2012 | Small Business
Robert A. Berman

After all the Congressional testimony about small business, after all the talking heads retire to their New York co-ops, this remains: 99 percent of the small contractors in this country will never get -- or even bid on -- any part of the public work the most recent jobs bill creates.

JOBS Act: Small Business Bill Passes In Congress

Posted 03.13.2012 | Small Business

(By Alexandra Alper - Reuters) - In a rare display of election-year bipartisanship, the House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to m...

Two Million Reasons To Start (Or Invest In) A Company Today

Jason Finger | Posted 02.12.2012 | Small Business
Jason Finger

Get off of the fence and start (or invest in) a business, because if someone invests in a qualified small business between now and the end of this year and holds that stock for 5 years and sells it, any gain is TAX FREE.

William Alden

Debt Ceiling Debate Sows Fear Among Small Business Owners

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 09.29.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Michael Gardner, owner of Siegel's Clothing Superstore & Tuxedos in San Francisco, has written orders for underwear and socks, but he hasn...

10 Most Commonly Overlooked Small Business Tax Deductions

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Deborah Sweeney

With tax season in full swing, almost everyone is preoccupied with tax returns, W-2s, and old receipts. Preparing your taxes can be very stressful, as...

Zach Carter

Selling Out Small Business

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Throughout Wednesday's House floor debate over the repeal of President Barack Obama's signature health care overhaul, Republicans frequently claimed t...

The Small Business Jobs Act: 5 Things You Need To Know

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Barbara Weltman | Posted 08.09.2011 | Home

The Small Business Jobs Act, which was signed into law by President Obama in September, contains $12 billion in tax breaks for businesses. There are n...

SBA Chief: Why It's Actually A Great Time To Start A Company

Karen Mills | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Karen Mills

Today, thanks to the Small Business Jobs Act, signed by President Obama on September 27th, we are well on our way to providing $14 billion more in loans to small businesses.

Anti-Small Business Laws Hobble Entrepreneurship and Jobs Creation

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gary Shapiro

Small businesses, entrepreneurs and innovators are bearing an unfair burden as the government saddles them with mounting regulations and their concomitant compliance costs. Don't believe me? My source is the Obama administration.

Small Business Jobs Act: Real Value to Small Manufacturers

Brandon Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brandon Edwards

Manufacturers with revenues under $50 million should pay close attention to the Small Business Jobs Act, particularly the elimination of the Alternative Minimum Tax barrier regarding business tax credits.