Entrepreneur: Latest from Stephen Barlas http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 01 Nov 2005 00:00:00 GMT Bill Battle Can restructuring save a program that helps entrepreneurs but hurts the budget? Tue, 01 Nov 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/80628 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/80628 Can restructuring save a program that helps entrepreneurs but hurts the budget? Go South The sun comes out over Central America with a new trade agreement. Sat, 01 Oct 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/79822 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/79822 The sun comes out over Central America with a new trade agreement. Border Patrol Congress goes to bat for in-state expansion tax incentives. Thu, 01 Sep 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/79326 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/79326 Congress goes to bat for in-state expansion tax incentives. Feel the Burn A new bill could help small companies pump up tax deductions. Mon, 01 Aug 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/78848 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/78848 A new bill could help small companies pump up tax deductions. Walk This Way With more funding, SBDCs can lead you in the right direction. Fri, 01 Jul 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/78252 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/78252 With more funding, SBDCs can lead you in the right direction. Bill of Health? New legislation may cure your health insurance pains. Fri, 01 Jul 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/78262 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/78262 New legislation may cure your health insurance pains. State of the Estate Will congress finally repeal the estate tax for good? Wed, 01 Jun 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/77778 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/77778 Will congress finally repeal the estate tax for good? Standard Issues New food and disability rules pose challenges for small business. Sun, 01 May 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/77222 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/77222 New food and disability rules pose challenges for small business. Thin is In With new rules, the SBA hopes to cut big companies from its procurement numbers. Fri, 01 Apr 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/76684 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/76684 With new rules, the SBA hopes to cut big companies from its procurement numbers. Just the facts The FDA doesn't want any more lies on dietary supplement labels. Tue, 01 Mar 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/76218 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/76218 The FDA doesn't want any more lies on dietary supplement labels. Out of Reach Some say that the SBA is withholding contracts--and important information. Tue, 01 Feb 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/75570 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/75570 Some say that the SBA is withholding contracts--and important information. Take a Peek What does Congress have in mind for 2005? Go back to the future to find out. Sat, 01 Jan 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/74952 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/74952 What does Congress have in mind for 2005? Go back to the future to find out. What's Cookin'? The FTC is serving up a new and improved franchise rule, but is it what small-business owners ordered? Wed, 01 Dec 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/73672 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/73672 The FTC is serving up a new and improved franchise rule, but is it what small-business owners ordered? Let Them Eat Cake When it comes to small business, a new tax-cut bill is half-baked. Mon, 01 Nov 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/73118 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/73118 When it comes to small business, a new tax-cut bill is half-baked. Wrong! Try Again It's back to square one for the SBA and its small-business size standards. Fri, 01 Oct 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/72654 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/72654 It's back to square one for the SBA and its small-business size standards. Hunting Season Feds try to protect the little guy from payroll tax predators. Wed, 01 Sep 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/72178 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/72178 Feds try to protect the little guy from payroll tax predators. Out of Sight Stock options can stay off your balance sheet--for now. Sun, 01 Aug 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/71748 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/71748 Stock options can stay off your balance sheet--for now. Stepping On It Will new measures really rev up U.S. manufacturers' engines? Thu, 01 Jul 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/71376 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/71376 Will new measures really rev up U.S. manufacturers' engines? Good Measure The SBA is looking for new ways to size up small businesses. Tue, 01 Jun 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/70902 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/70902 The SBA is looking for new ways to size up small businesses. Feeling the Pinch A new proposal seeks to get the SBA's 7(a) loan program back on its feet. But what could it mean for you? Sat, 01 May 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/70400 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/70400 A new proposal seeks to get the SBA's 7(a) loan program back on its feet. But what could it mean for you? High and Dry? A new federal contract program may not be an oasis after all. Thu, 01 Apr 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/70010 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/70010 A new federal contract program may not be an oasis after all. Healthy Choice Congress comes up with a better alternative to the troubled MSA. Mon, 01 Mar 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/69288 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/69288 Congress comes up with a better alternative to the troubled MSA. Level Playing Field The SBA evens the odds for smaller businesses seeking to win contracts. Sun, 01 Feb 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/66462 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/66462 The SBA evens the odds for smaller businesses seeking to win contracts. What Goes Up Now there's a new way to track small business's ups and downs. Thu, 01 Jan 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/66154 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/66154 Now there's a new way to track small business's ups and downs. Taking Credit Washington shields businesses from identity theft losses. Mon, 01 Dec 2003 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/65536 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/65536 Washington shields businesses from identity theft losses. A Taxing Issue With a tax benefit for U.S. exporters gone, Congress is scrambling to find an alternative. Sat, 01 Nov 2003 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/65044 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/65044 With a tax benefit for U.S. exporters gone, Congress is scrambling to find an alternative. Growing Up Congress is set to increase the lending ceilings on SBA programs. Wed, 01 Oct 2003 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/64466 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/64466 Congress is set to increase the lending ceilings on SBA programs. Just a Mirage? Proposed legislation may expand SBIC financing-someday. Fri, 01 Aug 2003 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/63278 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/63278 Proposed legislation may expand SBIC financing-someday. Clocking In For low-wage workers, overtime may get more lucrative. Tue, 01 Jul 2003 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/62660 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/62660 For low-wage workers, overtime may get more lucrative. To Your Health An old health insurance bill gets a second chance at life. Sun, 01 Jun 2003 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/61866 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/61866 An old health insurance bill gets a second chance at life.