Small Business

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Competitive Benefits for Travel-Heavy Employees

September 26, 2018

Traveling for work has its upsides and downsides. If done right, the act of traveling — even for work — can be stress-reducing, informative, and refreshing. Breaking routine within the…

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Employee Retention Strategies

September 7, 2018

These days, it’s only getting harder to find quality candidates. The unemployment rate is low (4.1%) and sinking. Your job-market competitors are getting desperate too, and they will stop at…

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3 Ways to Expand Your Job Applicant Pool

September 6, 2018

The term “war for talent” was coined by McKinsey’s Steven Hankin in 1997 and popularized by a book of the same name in 2001. It refers to the rise of…

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The Business of Creating Jobs

December 13, 2017

Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1978. He is chairman of the influential Senate Finance Committee, a panel on which he has served for 26…

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A Payroll Tax Break for Jobs

December 13, 2017

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) Senator Charles “Chuck” Ellis Schumer serves as Vice Chair of the Democratic Conference, the number three position on the Democratic Leadership team, and in 2009,…

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Top Seven Tips for Taxpayers Starting a New Business

December 12, 2017

Anyone starting a new business this summer should be aware of their federal tax responsibilities. Here are the top seven things the IRS wants you to know if you plan…

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SBA Expands Eligibility for 7(a) Loans To Spur Recovery Opportunities for Small Businesses

December 12, 2017

WASHINGTON – More small businesses will be eligible for U.S. Small Business Administration-backed loans, meaning greater access to much-needed capital in this tough economy, as a result of a temporary…

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How Will Health Care Reform Affect Your Small Business?

December 11, 2017

As the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act (PPACA) changes the health care landscape, it is going to present decisions for businesses of all sizes regardless of whether the business is…

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Simplified Home Office Deduction Introduced

December 11, 2017

The Alliance has worked closely with Members of Congress over the years to implement regulatory changes for the benefit of small businesses and self-employed individuals. This has been especially true…

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Turn the Tide of Taxes with HRAs

December 8, 2017

If someone showed you how to get a 30% discount on all your medical expenses in exchange for a little record keeping, wouldn’t you jump at the chance to find…

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