Health Insurance

Growth Strategies

5 Scenarios for the U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Health Care

In anticipation of the Supreme Court's ruling on the health-care law, we outline five possible outcomes for small-business owners to chew on -- and plan for.

Is the Health Care Tax Credit a Dud?

A Government Accountability Office report says the effort to help small businesses pay for health care is too complex to be useful.
Growth Strategies

What an End to the Health-Care Law Could Mean for Small Business

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision on the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act won't be known until June, but here are some of the potential effects small-business owners might want to con...

How a Health Savings Account Can Be a Smart Tax Strategy

Have you been considering a health savings account? Here, accountant Mark Kohler explains the advantages.
Growth Strategies

Without the Health Law, Reforms Could Stick

Even if you expect the Supreme Court to repeal the health-care law next week, many of the reforms already in effect won't likely go away, say insurance experts.

A Proposal to Expand Health-Care Tax Credits for Small Businesses

The Obama administration's 2013 budget includes a proposal to make health-care tax credits available to another 140,000 small businesses.
Growth Strategies

A New Tool to Compare Health-Care Plans

A look at how small-business owners can more easily research information on health insurance options.
Growth Strategies

Six Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing Health-Care Coverage

Health insurance is increasingly complicated and expensive, but small-business owners can better navigate the system by steering clear of these missteps.
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Small Business Health Care Stuck on Hold

Business owners face higher premiums in 2012, but aren't making any changes until the fate of the Affordable Care Act is clear.
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Four Ways to Cut Small Employer Health-Care Costs

Health-insurance premiums in the U.S. surged substantially in 2011. Here's how small companies can reduce costs.
Growth Strategies

How 'Working Spouse' Rules Can Save a Company Money -- And Headaches

Employers can save money by creating 'working-spouse carve-outs' encouraging employees to use their spouse's health-insurance plans.
Growth Strategies

Study: Small-Business Health-Care Costs to Plunge

Many small-business owners think the health-care law will boost their costs over the next two years, but a new study suggests otherwise.

Five Tax Write-Offs You Might Not Know About

A slew of new breaks are now available on common expenses for some growing companies.