Vermont, Small Business Association

Taxes

SENATES SOLUTION TO FINANCE TRUST FUND DOES NOT IMPRESS SMALL BUSINESS

Legislators have failed to fund the Trust Fund for 5 years.

Labor

PAID SICK LEAVE PASSES IN HOUSE AS SMALL BUSINESS HOPES SENATE HAS BETTER SENSE

The 76-66 vote shows that as the session progresses more and more House members are hearing the voice of small business.

Energy

SMALL BUSINESS IN THE NORTHEAST HOPING FOR MORE THAN JUST A PHOTO OP FROM ENERGY SUMMIT

The New England grid consists of Maine, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut. Each of the state’s Governors a...

Vermont Small Business News

  • PAID SICK LEAVE PASSES IN HOUSE AS SMALL BUSINESS HOPES SENATE HAS BETTER SENSEThe 76-66 vote shows that as the session progresses more and more House members are hearing the voice of small business.

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  • SMALL BUSINESS IN THE NORTHEAST HOPING FOR MORE THAN JUST A PHOTO OP FROM ENERGY SUMMITThe New England grid consists of Maine, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut. Each of the state’s Governors are expected to attend tomorrow’s summit however it is unclear what, if any, policy decisions will be made.

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  • NFIB SMALL BUSINESS OPTIMISM INDEX WEAKENED; FELL WELL BELOW THE LONG TERM AVERAGEIt is incumbent upon lawmakers in Vermont to incentivize our community by staying out of the day to day operations of small, private, businesses.

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    Vermont Small Business Issues

  • State Budgeting - $130 Million Short for upcoming budget yearDue to unexpectedly low revenues, Gov. Shumlin and the Legislature will need to come up with $130 million in cuts, increased taxes or a combination of the two in order to balance this year’s budget.

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  • Health Care - $90 Million Payroll Tax & Increased Employer AssessmentGov. Shumlin proposes to raise $90 million via a .7% payroll tax so that his administration can lower health insurance premiums by 5% over what they would have otherwise increased.

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