Point of Sale Terminal Contracts: Beware the Small Print

Point of Sale

A plethora of class action litigation has surfaced over the past several years as a result of onerous contract provisions in point of sale terminal leases with small business owners.

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Retailer Insurance: Is it Really Relevant?

Retailer Insurance

Running a business inherently comes with a number of risks, and it is for this reason that most retailers protect their businesses from the threat of accidents and incidents with business insurance.

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Small Biz Health Care Tax Credit

Small Biz Health Care Tax Credit

Small businesses can claim a larger tax benefit for providing health care to employees in 2014 as a result of the 2010 Affordable Care Act. For tax years 2010 to 2013, the maximum credit was 35 percent of premiums for small businesses, and 25 percent of premiums for tax-exempt organizations.

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Small Businesses Get Bigger Tax Break

Small Businesses Get Bigger Tax Break

Small businesses may be eligible for a special tax credit for providing health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), often referred to as Obamacare. Under new regulations issued by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), qualifying small businesses can earn a maximum tax credit of 50 percent to offset health insurance costs beginning in 2014. […]

Protect Your Investment with Small Business Insurance

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Insurance coverage can help minimize your financial risk and is available for every conceivable risk your business might face.

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In Sickness and in Healthcare

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Questions regarding health insurance continue to weigh heavily on the minds of independent business owners as November grows nearer.

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Business Owners See Health Insurance Premiums Rising

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Results of July 2012 SB Authority’s Market Sentiment Survey released.

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According to the latest data from the Bureau of the Census, there are roughly 5.9 million businesses in the U.S., and virtually all of these can be considered small. Only 18,469, or less than one-third of one percent, have more than 500 employees. Even getting to several dozen employees is a feat worthy of recognition, as […]

Special Report: How New Health Care Law Affects Independent Retailers

By Frank Fiorille, Paychex, Inc. Millions of Americans and small business owners across the country have more questions than answers about the sweeping health care law passed last year. No wonder. The law creates many new changes and requirements for employers: tax credits, reporting value of insurance plans on employee W-2s, option to maintain grandfathered […]



Any parent can tell you that one of the toughest things about having a sick child is getting them to take medicine that doesn’t taste good. Yet it was a personal experience that led Jill Addeo, president and cofounder of KidKupz, to develop her product line to make parents’ lives easier. “After a successful career […]