On Small Business: obama


Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 10/07/2013

Small business weekly: Ongoing shutdown packs several punches for Main Street

A review of the biggest small business stories this week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  07:00 AM ET, 10/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, business, shutdown, congress, president obama, startups, economy

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 07/01/2013

Small business weekly: Senate approves immigration bill, House considers health-care changes

The biggest small business stories from the past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  12:30 PM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, entrepreneurs, business, immigration, senate, congress, obama, politics

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 05/20/2013

Small business weekly: GSA’s struggles, Obamacare’s rules and Bono’s investment

The biggest small business news from the past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  05:30 AM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, startups, business, irs, immigration, obama, bono

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 12/31/2012

Get started: On the edge of the fiscal cliff, a fall could pit big firms against small businesses

Our daily blend of news, tips and trends for start-ups and small businesses.

By J.D. Harrison  |  06:30 AM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, entrepreneurs, tax cliff, taxes, congress, obama, boehner, biden, economy

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/28/2012

Three immediate small business implications if Congress can reach a fiscal cliff deal

How will small businesses respond to the debt deal? A finance professor lays out the most likely scenarios.

By John Paglia  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, tax cliff, president obama, economy

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/28/2012

Obama consults small business owners on tax policy, fiscal cliff negotiations

The president sat down with employers to discuss his tax policies and their recommendations for avoiding the fiscal cliff.

By J.D. Harrison  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, president obama, fiscal cliff, taxes, economy, politics

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/13/2012

Congress could learn a thing or two from small businesses

A small contractor says threats like the tax cliff and sequestration underline a lack of business prowess in Washington.

By ML Mackey  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fiscal cliff, small business, taxes, deficit, business owners, economy, budget, obama

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/13/2012

Opinion: Regulations rival tax cliff among small business owners’ biggest concerns

The country is teetering on the edge of the fiscal cliff, but one employer is more worried about red tape.

By Keith A. Ashmus  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fiscal cliff, small business, taxes, deficit, business owners, economy, budget, obama

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Solopreneurs, freelancers hoping for more help from the election winner

The number of workers opting for self-employment is rising, but they face unique challenges that aren’t being addressed in Washington.

By Shane Snow  |  12:00 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, election, politics, barack obama, mitt romney

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Small business advice: When and how to take your company global

Going global poses hidden challenges.

By J.D. Harrison  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  exports, small buisness, barack obama, mitt romney, election, politics

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Business owners urge ‘constructive passion’ as politics enters the workplace

Promote voting, not a candidate.

By Brittany Hodak and Kim Kaupe  |  08:30 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, politics, advice, election, barack obama, mitt romney

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 10/11/2012

Romney leads, but Obama gains in new small business poll

Mitt Romney still leads, but the president is closing the gap among small business voters.

By J.D. Harrison  |  01:01 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, barack obama, mitt romney, election, politics

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 01/25/2012

Small business leaders offer mixed reviews of State of the Union

Small business owners and advocates had hoped to hear more specific details about the president’s plans to reform the tax code and eliminate troublesome regulations. But according to at least one employer, the president’s overarching call to close the wealth gap was exactly what business owners needed to hear.

By J.D. Harrison  |  03:22 PM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, state of the union, obama