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Online ax-grinders harm businesses: Another view | USA Today

Date: December 24, 2015

"Whether 'no-disparagement' contracts fairly serve that purpose, or whether they infringe on free speech, is a question for which there’s no clear answer. That’s why the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) doesn’t yet have a position. Our members have concerns on both sides." —Karen Harned, NFIB Legal Center

ATRA dubs Missouri “Show-Me-Your-Lawsuit-State” | KMZU

Date: December 24, 2015

KMZU’s Ashley Johnson conducted an interview with Missouri’s State Director for the National Federation of Independent Business, Brad Jones. Jones explained a Missouri bill that is in the works, that he hopes will help curb the excessive lawsuits that take place in Missouri.

Small Businesses Get a Permanent Tax Break on Buying Equipment | The New York Times

Date: December 24, 2015

Jerry Kortesmaki, the owner of London Road Rental Center in Duluth, Minn., relies on the deduction to stock up on equipment for his machinery and party supplies rental business. This year, he is using it to help pay for some $200,000 in new goods, including chairs, a mini-excavator, four trailers, an insulation blower and a sewer camera.

@NFIB on Twitter: "What is the most outrageous government hurdle your business has had to overcome? Tag @NFIB with your response. #smallbusiness"

Date: December 24, 2015

Rene Garcia proposes tax holiday to help small businesses | SaintPetersBlog

Date: December 24, 2015

The idea has been supported by the National Federation of Independent Business, saying it would “encourage consumers to patronize their local independent businesses during the year’s busiest shopping weekend.”

 



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