The Franchise Industry Continues to Fight New Minimum Wage Laws, and Other Top Stories in Franchising this Week
Last March, Congress passed the 2,000 page Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) with the stated goal of ensuring that more Americans are covered by health insurance, and by making the cost of insurance more affordable. Some groups are already claiming that the law has been beneficial. A Business Week commentator disagrees.
On December 17, 2010, President Obama signed the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 (“Tax Relief Act”) into law. The Tax Relief Act was designed to extend Bush-era tax cuts while providing other incentives to revive the economy. Article provides a summary of key provisions of the Tax Relief Act.
Report from Day 3 of the West Coast Franchise Expo
In what smacks of election year politics, the White House has proposed a series of tax breaks to help small businesses. But is it too little too late?
Although parts of the country are in recovery, small business continues to suffer due to a lack of available credit. What is being done, and what should be done, to change the situation?