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Stephen Barlas

30 Recent Stories

Free Rein

The president's budget proposal would give the SBA's 504 loan program some kick.
May 1, 2003 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Package Deal

Take time to examine what the economic stimulus package might mean for your business.
April 1, 2003 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Tic Tax Toe

You might win tax breaks if a new bill plays out in your favor.
March 1, 2003 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Fuelish Ideas

Jump-starting the economy the entrepreneurial way
January 1, 2003 in Entrepreneur Magazine

The Enforcers

The RFA is no longer something to be ignored.
December 1, 2002 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Muscle-Bound

The SBA hopes to throw more weight behind entrepreneurs.
November 1, 2002 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Shelf-Help?

Looks like shelf space is still the corporations' turf.
October 1, 2002 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Playing BRIDGE

Grow your business with help from your own tax dollars.
September 1, 2002 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Ergo-Huh?!

The forecast is hazy for the latest ergonomics plan.
August 1, 2002 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Bargain Hunters

They've found your source of cheap consulting, and they're turning off the tap.
July 1, 2002 in Entrepreneur Magazine

7(a) Deadly Sins

Loss of SBA loan money has fingers pointing--but who will solve the problem?
June 1, 2002 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Unmaking a List

It'll take more than "credible evidence" to keep you out of government contracting.
April 1, 2002 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Stock Answers

Workers need 401(k) advice? Too bad! You can't give it! This new bill may change that.
March 1, 2002 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Break It Up!

Will Congress finally take a swing at contract bundling?
February 1, 2002 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Bend the Rules

Are overtime laws too rigid? congress is looking at ways to increase their flexibility.
February 1, 2002 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Back in Shape?

The SBA and Congress start putting small businesses through rehab.
January 1, 2002 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Free at Last

You no longer have to be up to your "S" in regulations.
December 1, 2001 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Can't Find Your Way?

Congress may offer a guide through the labyrinth of federal regulations.
November 1, 2001 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Larger Portions

Congress may serve the tech sector a bigger budget share.
October 1, 2001 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Get a Job!

Want some federal jobs? Good, Bush doesn't.
September 1, 2001 in Entrepreneur Magazine

After the Bell

Will Congress land a big blow for fair competition?
August 1, 2001 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Bad Influence

Senate sends message: hands off the office of advocacy
July 1, 2001 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Watch Your Programs

Mom!!! George took my entrepreneurship funding-and he won't give it back!
May 14, 2001 in Entrepreneur Magazine

No Freebies

Bill forces some Chapter 7 filers to head over to Chapter 13 and pay up a little.
May 1, 2001 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Hill Beat Blues

Out with the old, in with very little representation for entrepreneurs
April 1, 2001 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Motion Commotion

Changes in OSHA's final ergonomics rule fail to satisfy small businesses.
February 1, 2001 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Altered Vista

More visas = more choices for high-tech companies seeking skilled workers
January 1, 2001 in Entrepreneur Magazine

House Buries Super Fund Bill

Partisan bickering entombs exempts for small businesses.
December 1, 2000 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Retirement Relief

Congress is making it easier for entrepreneurs to offer pensions.
November 1, 2000 in Entrepreneur Magazine

One-Stops Are Stopping Short

A new federal employment and job training system is still working out the kinks.
October 1, 2000 in Entrepreneur Magazine