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Correcting the 1099 Mistake

The Senate is expected to vote on April 5 on a 1099 fix resulting from passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (P.L. 111-148). Specifically, Section 9006 would require all small businesses that purchase more than $600 in goods or services from a supplier to issue a form 1099 for tax purposes to that supplier.

on April 5, 2011
Category:  Digesting DC 
SBA Budget Under Fire

Last week, Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO), the Chairman of the House Small Business Committee, made headlines when he proposed nearly $100 million in cuts to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s FY 2012 budget.

on March 22, 2011
Category:  Digesting DC 
Small Business – Small Office – Big Deal

Until late 2008, Tom Sullivan served as the Chief Counsel for Advocacy at the Small Business Administration. While he is now back in the private sector, he is still championing the cause of entrepreneurs and small business owners everywhere.

In a recent blog post on AmericaSpeakOn.org, Sullivan reflects on the President’s recess appointment of his successor:

Mark Marich
on August 30, 2010
Category:  Capitol Hill  General 
Business Incubators and Job Creation
A House Committee on Small Business hearing earlier this week covered the topic of "Business Incubators and Their Role in Job Creation." Testifying before the committee was Dr. Robert Strom, Director of Research & Policy at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, who called the newfound... [More]
Mark Marich
on March 19, 2010
Category:  Capitol Hill 
Ranking the States: South Dakota Down to DC
South Dakota was recently named the most entrepreneur friendly state in the Small Business Survival Index put out each year by the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council. The 2009 edition again ranks the policy environment of all 50 states plus the District of Columbia -... [More]
Mark Marich
on January 11, 2010
Category:  General 
This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy
Thursday December 17, 2009 Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship - Committee HearingMark Up of "The Small Business Export Enhancement and International Trade Act of 2009" and "The Small Business Job Creation and Access to Capital Act of 2009"12:00 pmRussell Senate Office Building, Room 485 [more... [More]
Mark Marich
on December 14, 2009
Category:  Capitol Hill 
Universities: Incubators of Entrepreneurial Talent
Not too long ago, entrepreneurship education was part of the curriculum of few university programs across the country. In 2003, the Kauffman Campuses initiative started to help seed cross-campus entrepreneurship programs at dozens of American universities, thereby allowing more young people to explore their entrepreneurial... [More]
Jonathan Ortmans
on October 26, 2009
Category:  Education 
Top Cities to Launch a Start-up
This week, the Fortune Small Business magazine and the Kauffman Foundation announced the 50 best places to launch a business in the United States. The top 10 large cities (defined in the study as having a population of 1 million or higher) are: Oklahoma City, OK Pittsburgh,... [More]
Mark Marich
on October 15, 2009
Category:  General 
A Seemingly Simple Concept: Cost Matters
Until late 2008, Tom Sullivan served as the Chief Counsel for Advocacy at the Small Business Administration. While he is now back in the private sector, he is still championing the cause of entrepreneurs and small business owners everywhere.  In a recent blog post... [More]
Mark Marich
on July 20, 2009
Category:  Capitol Hill  Health Care 
Senate Committee Votes to Reauthorize SBIR-STTR
In a closed session late last week, the United States Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship unanimously passed two bills to reauthorize and improve a number of Small Business Administration (SBA) programs. PDE staff covered a roundtable discussion on these issues earlier in June.... [More]
Mark Marich
on June 22, 2009
Category:  Capitol Hill  Technology Transfer 

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