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North Carolina Small Business News

  • NFIB Scorecard Proves Garland Is Not a Friend of Small BusinessNFIB examined Judge Garland's decisions in hundreds of cases, and the findings shatter the claim that the Supreme Court nominee is a down-the-middle moderate. The full scorecard details Garland's anti-business decisions, and the "quick facts" version provides an overview of his record.

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  • How One Mandate Is Hurting North Carolina’s Booming Beer SceneBrewers can "dream big--just not too big," says coalition of small and mid-size brewers.

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  • 3 NC Teens Win NFIB Scholarships for Starting Small BusinessesNFIB's Young Entrepreneur Awards are designed to encourage entrepreneurship among high school students.

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  • Save the Date: Small Business DayMark your calendars to participate with NFIB in Raleigh on May 17.

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  • Non-Obamacare Health Insurance Plans: Myth vs. FactIt's no secret that Obamacare is driving up the cost of health insurance. But what can you do about it?

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  • Direct Primary Care Could Mean Big Healthcare SavingsNorth Carolina public sector is already seeing benefits.

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    North Carolina Small Business Issues

  • Congress Is Considering Legislation to Stop New Overtime RuleYou can help! Encourage your representatives to co-sponsor legislation to protect small business and their employees from the burdensome overtime rule proposed by the Department of Labor.

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  • Challenges Facing NFIB/North Carolina

    Reinstate the state tax deduction on first $50,000 income

    • After the repeal of the 2011 law on no state taxes paid on first $50,000 of income was repealed, NFIB is working hard to save small businesses up to $1500 per year not earning over $250,000

    Stall Minimum Wage Increase and Paid Sick Leave Proposals

    • Increased minimum wages and paid sick leave cause small business owners to cut jobs and reduce  employee work hours
    • NFIB continues to oppose any efforts to make changes to the minimum wage or paid sick leave

    Unemployment Insurance Reform

    • Small Business will pay off the UI debt of $2.8 billion by the end of the summer 2015 saving hundreds of millions in taxpayer money.  This will help reduce the UI rate for small business by 2016
    • NFIB/North Carolina is working with large business coalitions to find a solution to this huge burden on small businesses
    • Working to require beneficiaries of unemployment to have 5 job searches per week instead of 2, decreasing the number of unemployed

    Tax Reform

    • NFIB/North Carolina continues to work closely with drafting legislation to protect the small business sector from being harmed by major reform mainly by placing a sales tax on additional services in the state, making small business owners tax collectors for the state Department of Revenue

    Stop Tax on Services Efforts

    • Continue to fight any proposals to place a sales tax on additional services.



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