- 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?
Category Archives: Small Business
As the the calendar flipped to 2014, many important changes went into effect. Is your small business up to date? Minimum Wage On December 31, 2013, the minimum wage in New York State increased to $8.00. For most employees, … Continue reading
Yesterday, Governor Cuomo delivered his fourth State of the State address. It was a panacea of proposals covering the entire spectrum of public policy. NFIB/NY’s response was generally positive and receptive to the tax and regulatory reform proposals, with some … Continue reading
Most of Cuomo’s blueprint is positive, says NFIB, but small business owners caution against circuit breaker initiative as a property tax shift, not a real fix Albany (January 8, 2014) – Mike Durant, State Director for the National Federation of … Continue reading
Many restaurants that continue to include automatic gratuities on checks for large parties of six or eight will face additional paperwork and costs due to an IRS Ruling that takes effect January 1, 2014. The IRS Ruling is in fact … Continue reading
This week the Tennessee Supreme Court handed-down a decision that may open the door for new lawsuits. In Cullum v. McCool, a customer sued Wal-Mart after she was run-over in the parking lot by another patron. It so happened that … Continue reading
New York’s notorious scaffold law has a broad negative impact. The dramatic increase of costs on schools, municipalities, small business and taxpayers has ground new construction and vital infrastructure modernization to a halt. This isn’t spin, these are facts. Children … Continue reading
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) today said that lawmakers in Albany who would like to keep tort reform on the back burner should read a new report today by a national group that named New York City one … Continue reading
In 1986 the voters of California adopted an initiative known as Proposition 65 (colloquially “Prop. 65.”). If you live in California—or if you have visited recently—you see Prop. 65 warnings everywhere you go. The Act requires businesses to prominently display … Continue reading
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) today released an ambitious legislative session for next year that features tax and regulatory reforms to improve New York’s notoriously bad business climate and legal changes to eliminate predatory lawsuits. “An unprecedented level … Continue reading
The Pataki-McCall Tax Commission, appointed by Governor Cuomo and charged with the task of offering recommendations on cutting taxes in New York has announced their findings. Within this report are recommendations that will help small businesses, such as reforming the … Continue reading