SBA Saves Small Business $10.7 Billion Through RFA as Wall Street Execs Enjoy $18.4 Billion in Bonus

Government and Economy SBA Report: The Regulatory Flexibility Act The SBA Office of Advocacy saved small businesses $10.7 billion in foregone regulatory costs in fiscal 2008. The Regulatory Flexibility Act requires federal agencies to consider less burdensome regulatory alternatives that still reach agency goals. Obama Signs Equal Pay Law Declaring that ending pay disparity is not just a women's issue, President Obama signed legislation that gives workers more time to file their pay discrimination suits. House Passes Massiv... [Read Full Article]


Is a Payroll Tax Holiday the Answer?

Government and Economy Would a Payroll Tax Holiday Boost Employment and Spending? Taking a six-month holiday from the federal government's 6.2% payroll tax would reduce labor costs to small businesses and help prevent layoffs, says a major small business organization in a recent pitch to Congress. Consumer Price Drop Greater Than ExpectedA record plunge in consumer prices in November puts pressure on the Federal Reserve to act decisively to guard against a debilitating bout of deflation. Probe: Small Business Funds Squandered... [Read Full Article]