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News, articles and information about small businesses, starting and owning and operating a small business, employment law, employment taxes, minimum wage. (Photo iTOWNS)
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  • Obamacare: The Exchange Will See You Now

    Obamacare: The Exchange Will See You Now
    If you don't have health insurance, or if you buy your own health insurance, you should have marked Tuesday, Oct. 1, on your calendar. That's when the insurance marketplaces, or exchanges, created under the Affordable Care Act open for business. The...
  • Health insurance exchange creates multiple options for small employers | TidewaterBiz

    Health insurance exchange creates multiple options for small employers | <span style=color:#ff0000><b>TidewaterBiz</b></span>
    Employers with 50 or fewer employees aren't required by the Affordable Care Act to offer health insurance coverage, but they should examine available options with the state's health insurance marketplace. Many small businesses are weighing whether to...
  • Schiff expects 'diverse' impacts from government shutdown

    Schiff expects 'diverse' impacts from government shutdown
    The partial federal government shutdown is being hotly contested in Washington D.C., but its impacts will be felt locally, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said Tuesday — the first day many federal workers were furloughed. The shutdown came about when...
  • In Md., government shutdown buffets businesses

    In Md., government shutdown buffets businesses
    At least 100 federal workers usually crowd the Salsa Grill in Woodlawn for lunch. By Friday, the fourth day of the partial federal government shutdown, their numbers dwindled to three. The Peruvian eatery — across from the Social Security...
  • Health care tax credit promoted to small businesses in Arundel

    Health care tax credit promoted to small businesses in Arundel
    Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot and the Maryland Health Care For All Coalition are encouraging small businesses in Anne Arundel County to use federal tax credits available through the Affordable Care Act to cover some of the costs of providing...
  • Guest column: Bill would thwart certain shakedown lawsuits

    The Civil Justice Assn. of California congratulates California State Assemblyman Mike Gatto on his bill AB 227, which is currently on Gov. Brown's desk awaiting signature. This bill, if signed, will help to curb an area of abusive Proposition 65 lawsuits....
  • Obama blames Boehner for 'reckless' shutdown

    Obama blames Boehner for 'reckless' shutdown
    President Barack Obama used a speech Thursday in Maryland to sharpen his critique of Republican leaders, who responded by pointing a finger at Democrats in a budget showdown that left the government closed for a third day. Speaking at a Rockville...
  • Don't penalize Korean-American business owners

    Over the years I have represented many Korean-American small business owners when Baltimore City acquired their stores, which included liquor outlets, as part of neighborhood renewal. Korean-American small business owners embody the American dream of...
  • Quinn, Emanuel stump for immigration reform

    Quinn, Emanuel stump for immigration reform
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn joined labor and religious leaders at a Saturday morning demonstration calling for revised immigration laws. Dozens gathered in Union Park on the Near West Side for the rally, held as part of a series of similar...
  • Small-business owners' confidence slips amid economic concern

    Small-business owners' confidence slips amid economic concern
    WASHINGTON -- Small-business owners were more pessimistic last month about the economy's outlook, driving down their overall optimism, the National Federation of Independent Business said Tuesday. The group's Small Business Optimism Index slipped to 93....
  • Kathleen Sebelius defends Obamacare on 'Daily Show with Jon Stewart'

    When the first thing Jon Stewart brought up was the technical problems that have bedeviled the rollout of Obamacare, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius should have known the interview wasn't going to be a walk in the park. Sebelius...