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Stephen Barlas

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Net Gain -- Or Loss?

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Zone Defense

New ammunition for entrepreneurs fighting property wars.

Playing It Safe

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In Limbo

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Clearing the Air

New EPA clean-air standards have some small businesses fuming.

Electronic Avenue

A new deadline for electronic tax filing gives small businesses a break--for now.

To Your Health

Two bills offer a solution to businesses that can't afford standard health insurance.

Under Wraps

Two new bills allow small businesses to keep patent applications a secret.

Timely Decision

Republicans and Democrats do battle over employee comp time.

Timely Decision

Republicans and Democrats do battle over employee comp time.

Brilliant Deductions

Proposed changes to IRA plans offer a better deal for even the smallest businesses.

Break It Up!

A bill to prevent defense contract & bundling could help small firms get more business.

Airing Concerns

Proposed EPA rules on air quality standards have some small businesses gasping for breath.

At Risk

The 8(a) program faces an uncertain future.

Looking Ahead

Three SBA programs face closer scrutiny.