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How the Republican Presidential Candidates Stack Up on Small-Business Taxes

The Presidential candidates will likely add to their reform agendas in the weeks ahead. But here's a look at the candidates' existing small-business tax plans.

Diana Ransom

Will Customers Know Your Pick for President?

The Presidential election will be an increasingly unavoidable topic as the months roll on. Here are seven options for how to handle the political discourse at your business.

Carol Tice

Obama Takes Aim at Corporate Taxes

The President hopes to revise the U.S. business tax code. Though the goal is to the level the playing field, there would be winners and losers.

Diana Ransom

· 5 min read

The Payroll-Tax Cut Deal Gives Obama's Budget Hope

They called the President's budget 'dead on arrival' but new efforts to compromise in Congress may bode well for certain small-business-focused provisions.

Diana Ransom

Main Street Merchants Aren't Deterred by Red Tape

As politicians vilify regulations on the campaign trail, consider the results from a recent survey of small-business owners. It seems regulations aren't as onerous as some think.

Startup America Gets a Do-Over

The President issued a new call on Congress to pass an ambitious legislative agenda to help small businesses, but some wonder whether it's just hot air.

Diana Ransom

· 5 min read

Small Businesses Feel the Loss of Keystone Pipeline Project

The President's rejection of the Keystone XL Pipeline project will have a dampening effect on a number of small businesses.

Diana Ransom

Puzzle for Policy Makers: How to Increase Gender Equality in Entrepreneurship

The solution for policy makers looking to reduce the longstanding disparity between the sexes may depend largely on why the gap continues.

Scott Shane

· 4 min read

How Small Businesses are Becoming Big Campaign Stops

An inside look at five entrepreneurs reaping political publicity, as the presidential hopefuls put them in the spotlight on the campaign trail.

Diana Ransom

· 9 min read

The Home-Equity Credit Crunch (Opinion)

How home price declines have contributed to tight credit for small businesses.

Scott Shane

· 3 min read

Millionaire's Tax Could Stall Small-Business Jobs Engine (Opinion)

Policymakers fail to see how a surcharge tax on the wealthy could hurt the employment and economic growth that small businesses generate.

Scott Shane

· 3 min read

Expand the Startup Visa Act (Opinion)

For real economic impact, the legislation must broaden the pool of eligible entrepreneurs.

Scott Shane

· 4 min read