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Economic Stimulus and Small Business

Posted by: Mark Marich on May 14, 2009 Source: Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship

What do the new economic stimulus measures mean for America’s small business owners? A new e-book from MyVenturePad.com takes a closer look.

The report provides three perspectives on what the changing world of Washington may mean for small business owners. With billions of dollars in new investments, big changes are afoot.

Steve King of Emergent Research assesses how new stimulus dollars may open up new contracting opportunities for innovative entrepreneurs--and soon, as 75% of available dollars will be committed by September 2010.

Tax expert Barbara Weithman reviews how new tax rules may affect business owners, including estimated tax relief for self-employed small business owners and COBRA health insurance subsidies for those who lose their jobs before the end of 2009.

Finally, Erik R. Pages of EntreWorks Consulting examines how a new regime at the US Small Business Administration may usher in new approach to business financing and other Federal support programs--and what it means for entrepreneurs on Main Street.

Report: The Stimulus Package: What it Means for Growing Businesses, by Steve King, Barbara Weithman, and Erik Pages, is sponsored by MyVenturePad.com, the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE), and SAP.  Registration is required.

Category:  Capitol Hill  Education  Energy  Health Care  Tax Code  Workforce  Tags:  sba, stimulus

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