Monthly Archives: November 2011

Is Kansas City the Entrepreneur Type?

Various surveys have shown that a majority of Americans believe entrepreneurship will play a significant role in shaping the 21st century. A new poll funded by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation reveals, for example, an up-and-coming entrepreneurial generation of 18- … Continue reading

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Higher Incentives for Hiring Heroes

Businesses can receive up to $9,600 in tax credits for hiring unemployed veterans. This week, many veterans and their families will be giving thanks for just being home. With the majority of troops home from the wars in Iraq and … Continue reading

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SBA Proposes More Increases in Small Biz Size Standards

Change would raise revenue limits for government contracting in 20 industries. For the second time in two months the U.S. Small Business Administration is proposing changes to the definition of “small,” for small businesses seeking government contracting. The changes are … Continue reading

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Health Care Reform Heads to High Court

U.S. Supreme Court will consider constitutionality of Affordable Care Act. There was little doubt that the Affordable Care Act—health care reform—would ultimately be in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court. After more than a year of conjecture, it’s official. … Continue reading

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House Approves Repeal of Tax Withholding on Government Contracts

Senate can permanently halt rule diverting 3 percent of invoice payments to IRS. It may not sound like much, but for a small business, 3 percent on an invoice can mean the difference between making payroll or not. It can … Continue reading

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