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Is Flu Season Causing Havoc to your Small Business?

The NFIB Legal Center has produced these tips for small businesses on how to keep employees healthy during flu season. Flu Season Arrives – Prepare Now to Keep Businesses & Employees Healthy Even though nightly news stories warn of an … Continue reading

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A Holiday Gift for Small Business in New York! Toll Hike Averted!

You have seen me discuss the proposed (and insensitively called “modest”) toll hike.  Well, for small business owners, toll payers, and consumers in New York, a holiday gift for you. The Governor and Thruway Authority have announced that the toll … Continue reading

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As November Ends..Where Things Stand in New York

As November draws to a close and the Holiday season is in full throttle, I thought it would be a good time to recap where things stand in New York.  November started with uncertainty in respect to natural gas development, … Continue reading

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Increased Awareness Leads to Small Biz Saturday Success..

Washington, D.C., November 27, 2012 – Small businesses across the country got their holiday season off to a strong start as millions of U.S. consumers “shopped small” on Small Business Saturday and made a big impact on local communities. According … Continue reading

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FEMA Announces Federal Aid Available For New York

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of New York and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected … Continue reading

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NY Small Business Calls Tax Report Embarassing, Calls for Change

Albany (October 9, 2012) – A new report by the non-profit Tax Foundation ranks New York again dead last among all states for its business climate.  That, according to the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), is an embarrassing distinction … Continue reading

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Another Business Index, Another Last Place Finish for New York!

Further accentuating the fact that I have been pretty steadfast in my position that New York is not quite open for business, the Tax Foundation has released their 2013 Business Tax Climate Index, and New York ranks 50th.  50th! Consider … Continue reading

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Small Business Headlines – Labor Day Edition

One convention down, another starts up today…and with it comes Labor Day, the traditional starting point of election season for many voters. The news has primarily been on the Presidential race as Governor Romney and surrogates highlighted America’s entrepreneurial spirit … Continue reading

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Small Business Headlines – August 28th

With the thoughts of many on those that live on the Gulf Coast and many political observers watching the RNC in Tampa, news specific to the world of small business has been slow the last few days.  But..if you are … Continue reading

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Disappointment in Cuomo and other News of the Day

Yesterday I issued comments on the rumor that Governor Cuomo was “punting” on the difficult conversation on the Triborough Amendment.  While the truth of his comments have yet to flushed out, I find it very disappointing on many levels.  First, … Continue reading

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