A recent New York Times story highlights the bold strategy of franchise company Firehouse Subs to stay competitive during the recession.
Over the past several months, the blog post that has consistently received the most attention is Awuah v. Coverall: Is The Franchising Model Really At Risk? This is no real surprise, as the Awuah decision has garnered much attention as an area of concern for franchisors. As I recently gave a presentation to the Nevada Franchise Business Network on this topic, I thought I could supplement that post with some of the material I covered in my presentation. This blog post is a summary of the material I covered.
On September 27, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 (the “Act”) which includes a number of tax breaks and incentives for businesses. The Act contains several tax initiatives designed to assist small businesses. The following is a brief overview of the most important tax-related changes in the Act.