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Tennessee Small Business News

  • NFIB/Tennessee Leadership Council Young Entrepreneur Winner: Holden Brothers’ Lawn CareGrant Holden couldn’t find the time to get a job, so he decided to work for himself.

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  • Where in Tennessee is Best to Start a Business?NerdWallet ranked the best cities to open up shop in Tennessee.

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  • NFIB to Co-Sponsor SCORE Small Business Conference Sept. 23 in NashvilleThe event is aimed at helping entrepreneurs start or grow their small businesses.

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  • NFIB Applauds AG For Joining Legal Challenge to Onerous 'Waters of the U.S.' RuleEPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers rule would put severe restrictions on property use.

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    Tennessee Small Business Issues

  • Protect Your Business from Hefty Obamacare FinesIf you reimburse your employees for healthcare, new IRS penalties could be coming for you.

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  • Issues Facing Tennessee Small Businesses

    Here’s a look at some challenges NFIB/Tennessee will address in the General Assembly:

    Budget woes persist
    We're continuing to monitor shortfalls in the state budget and proposals that would alter our current collection scheme. Our tax experts remain engaged with state leaders to be sure the small business view is represented. We will continue to protect small businesses from harmful proposals and encourage the legislature to reduce unnecessary spending.

    Medicaid expansion challenges
    Our nation continues to adjust to uncertainties and burdens imposed by Obamacare. NFIB continues to advocate strongly against Medicaid expansion under the so-called Affordable Care Act, while supporting substantive reforms to TennCare that will protect the state budget.

    Bad ideas resurface
    Each year, NFIB/Tennessee must argue against well-intended but harmful proposals–such as a state minimum wage and healthcare mandates–that drive up costs for your business, impact hiring and reduce comprehensive health insurance coverage for you and your employees. 

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