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    Obamacare Hits Small Businesses Tomorrow With Arrival of Tanning Tax

    Thanks to a new tax that takes effect tomorrow, some small-business owners will get a first-hand look at Obamacare’s impact. “The first present we get under this new health care law takes effect this week — and that is the tanning tax,” lawyer and small-business advocate Karen Harned said yesterday … More

    Side Effects: Small Businesses Still Left Empty-Handed

    One of the great promises of Obamacare, you’ll recall, was that it would give folks working in small businesses better access to affordable care.  “It works for small business owners,”   Nancy Pelosi announced, “providing access to affordable group rates and creating a tax credit for them to help them … More

    Small Businesses v. Obamacare

    The National Federation of Independent Business, representing the interests of small businesses across America, today joined more 20 states on the lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Obamacare. The move is the latest blow to President Obama’s post-passage public relations effort. NFIB’s involvement was prompted by the individual and employer mandates, … More

    How Obamacare Impacts Small Business

    Small businesses will bear a significant burden under Obamacare. New regulations, mandates, taxes and numerous costs will impact how companies operate. The National Federation of Independent Business counted all of these new requirements and came up with 25 ways the new health care law changes life for business owners over … More

    Morning Bell: The President's Permanent Political Slush Fund

    After suffering major electoral and legislative defeats last month, President Barack Obama took to the campaign trail in Nashua, New Hampshire, pitching his administration’s latest new plan to lower our nation’s double digit unemployment rate. This time, the President hopes to do for small businesses what Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac … More

    NFIB: Senate Health Care Bill Is "A Disaster" for Small Businesses

    After “many months of discussion” in which the National Federation of Independent Business was engaged in efforts to ensure that the high cost of health care was adequately addressed in reform legislation, the organization yesterday came out in full force against the Senate health care bill, declaring it a “disaster … More