- NFIB to Silver: You Want Better Schools, Reform Scaffold.
- NFIB Legal Center Submits Hard-Ball Questions to IRS Over Affordable Care Act Regulations
- NFIB Legal Center Dissents in Sarbanes-Oxley Case
- ‘Circuit breaker’ won’t fix New York’s property tax problem
- Should Antitrust Laws Apply to State and Local Governments Engaged in Anticompetitive Market Conduct?
Monthly Archives: April 2012
There was no lack of small business news yesterday in Albany, as over 130 business owners representing 17 business organizations met with lawmakers to discuss many of the key issues they face today. From the ongoing (and escalating) debate regarding … Continue reading
With the arrival of Tax Day comes grumbling, uncertainty and anger. NFIB takes a look at some of the uncertainties small business owners face when it comes to taxes. Today mark’s the Albany return for lawmakers as they begin the … Continue reading
Can a school district/municipal government attempt to negotiate a new contract with its employees to help control salary and benefit costs? A school district/municipal government can ask the union to negotiate a new contract but much like the inability to … Continue reading
As we edge closer to school budget vote day, some thoughts that taxpayers should be considering. From the “Did You Know” file… Q: Can a school district/municipal government freeze salaries and benefits under the current contract for all employees at … Continue reading
Happy Tax Day Eve! Congratulations, as taxpayers in New York, we have the dubious honor of paying our share in the second largest state and local tax burden in the country (Sarcasm is free)! This morning, Siena College released a … Continue reading
New York’s Triborough Amendment Did you know that public employees in New York State still receive salary increases after their contracts expire? As communities all across the state are faced with enormous financial pressure, New York’s infamous Triborough Amendment serves … Continue reading
Minimum Wage The minimum wage issue continues to make headlines. Yesterday, Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos sent a letter to Senate Minority Leader John Sampson, responding to Senator Sampson’s call to act on legislation to hike the minimum wage. Last … Continue reading
For some, this week was quiet. For NFIB in New York, not so much. Minimum Wage Momentum The talk continues to revolve around raising New York’s minimum wage. What started, on Monday, as an issue that some lawmakers were kicking … Continue reading
Small Business Day 2012! On Wednesday, April 18th, small business owners from across New York will be in Albany to let their voices be heard. While the last 18 months have seen both dramatic and incremental changes in policy for … Continue reading