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As small business owners we’re disappointed the Colorado legislature is not passing a paid leave bill this year because the Family Medical Leave Insurance Program (FAMLI Act) would level the playing field for small firms trying to compete with their larger business counterparts for talented emplo
National Small Business Week is a time to recognize everything great about America’s small firms, and one of the best things about small businesses is the contributions we make to our communities. Giving back is really important to me, and so is protecting our planet.
Paid leave opponents often articulate unfounded small business concerns to ward off changes to the status quo.
Under the previous tax law, Sandra Payne's construction equipment manufacturer had a 15% tax rate on the first $50,000 in income. Under the new law, that rose to 21%.
In addition, there are benefits to your bottom line for providing medical coverage to your employees.
Fortunately, lawmakers have the chance to fix this problem, and small business owners support a solution already on the table.
While larger business groups opposed details in the bill, many small businesses backed it. Hunter Railey, with the Colorado Small Business Majority, said he hopes Democrats don’t delay implementation of a statewide leave program.
The U.S. Small Business Administration's 2019 National Small Business Week kicks off on May 5 and 6 with awards ceremonies in Washington, D.C.
But the Small Business Majority, a nationwide group representing 58,000 small businesses, said it supports the bill. A spokesman said it's easier to contribute to a fund than to find, hire and train qualified workers.