Small Business Insider

October 4th, 2021 by

SMALL BUSINESS INSIDER By Karen Kerrigan – Key findings from the Census Bureau’s Small Business Pulse Survey last week should deliver a jolt of reality to President Biden and his Democrat allies in Congress who are pushing hard to raise taxes on America’s businesses. As made clear by the findings, small businesses are enduring a […]

October 1st, 2021 by

by Raymond J. Keating – President Joe Biden arrived in office with a long list of tax increases he was looking to impose on American entrepreneurs, businesses, individuals and families. A new study prepared for the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) by EY QUEST takes five significant tax increases being sought, and ranks […]

September 29th, 2021 by

by Barbara Weltman – When the pandemic began, remote work arrangements were the only option for some companies to stay in business. Now, remote work arrangements—full-time or hybrid—have become the norm, with many companies deferring return-to-office policy until 2022. Telework, as it used to be called, offers benefits for both employers and employees. The pros […]

September 28th, 2021 by

BY SHANNON FLYNN –  There’s no denying that, year after year, cybersecurity risks tend to increase in number and complexity. New York joined the growing list of states enacting legislation to try and regulate the use of private, personal data. The New York Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act, known as the SHIELD […]

September 27th, 2021 by

by Karen Kerrigan – During the past year and a half, SBE Council has spoken regularly about the vital role technology and tech platforms have played in helping small businesses stay afloat and modify their operations and practices to keep sales flowing during the pandemic era. We’ve also provided analysis and reviewed various legislative and […]

September 24th, 2021 by

ICYMI last week was National Small Business Week. Unfortunately, policy on Capitol Hill did not move in a pro-small business direction. Instead, tax increases were advanced in U.S. House committee work on the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill, and the regulatory machine continues to crank across federal agencies. As SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan […]

September 22nd, 2021 by

By Rieva Lesonsky – If you sell retail goods, it’s vital to know the current trends so you can offer customers the latest products.’s “Must Stock Guide” shares four retail trends culled from Google Trends and data. Stocking up on the products consumers want is sure to help you sell more merchandise. And doing it […]

September 22nd, 2021 by

Dr. Kekai Namauu Discusses the Value of Innovative Learning Platforms and “Nontraditional” Colleges  “Having the flexibility and the agility to turn and bend and readjust to changes in the technology field is critical to the way we educate now and in the future.” – Dr. Kekai Namauu, Air Force veteran, entrepreneur, and lifelong learner who […]

September 15th, 2021 by

BY BARBARA WELTMAN –   Two weeks from now, on September 30, 2021, a number of business tax credits end. Others are scheduled to expire at the end of the year. Of course, any of these credits may be extended by Congress. But in case they aren’t, here’s a list of business-related tax credits (and a […]

September 9th, 2021 by

by Raymond J. Keating – Starting in April 2020, the U.S. Census Bureau’s Small Business Pulse Survey has been providing some valuable information on the impact of the pandemic on small businesses. Let’s look at some of the results from the latest survey week, which were released on September 9th. Pandemic Continues to Negatively Impact […]

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