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Vermont Small Business News

  • SCOTTS INAUGURAL REMARKS A SIGH OF RELIEF FOR SMALL BUSINESS SCOTTS INAUGURAL REMARKS A SIGH OF RELIEF FOR SMALL BUSINESS Today, Governor Scott laid out a plan to improve Vermont’s business climate

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  • SMALL BUSINESS LOOKS TO INAUGURAL ADDRESS FOR PRO-GROWTH AGENDA SMALL BUSINESS LOOKS TO INAUGURAL ADDRESS FOR PRO-GROWTH AGENDA Phil Scott brings the perfect combination of public and private sector service to the Governor’s Office

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  • NFIB ROLLS OUT STATE RACE ENDORSEMENTS NFIB ROLLS OUT STATE RACE ENDORSEMENTS Phil Scott for Governor and 40 Senate & House Candidates Receive Small Business Support

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  • OVERTIME RULE WILL INCREASE COSTS AND PUSH SALARIED EMPLOYEES INTO HOURLY JOBS OVERTIME RULE WILL INCREASE COSTS AND PUSH SALARIED EMPLOYEES INTO HOURLY JOBS Disproportionate Impact for Vermont Small Businesses According to NFIB

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  • Vermont Small Business Issues

  • Employer Assessment Employer Assessment Despite the shutdown of Vermont Health Connect to employers in September 2014, the state continues to require employers to pay a quarterly tax payment; the first 4 full-time equivalent employees are exempt from the tax. The $18 million that is generated annually from this tax is essentially paying to operate a program that no longer exists. NFIB continues to vigorously calling for the repeal of this tax.

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  • Mandated Paid Sick Leave Mandated Paid Sick Leave This issue passed early in the 2016 legislative session. Employees whom are at least 18 years of age, work over 18 hours a week, and work more than 20 weeks within a year would accrue one hour of paid leave for every 52 hours worked, up to a maximum of 3 days in the first 12 month period, and increasing to 5 days in the third year of implementation. Business with 5 of fewer employees will have an additional year to prepare. NFIB will continue to oppose this mandate.

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