California Small Business Owner Highlight

If you find that your telephone lines are becoming too hot to handle, you’re going to want to give Antelope Valley Call Center a ring.

The call service provides live, quality answering and messaging services to clients, including those in the medical industry and doctors exchange, that need their phones manned by trained live operators in the Antelope Valley region of California.

California Events

Mon, 10/28/2019 (All day) | 12 PST

Join Start Small Think Big!, the law firm of Morgan Lewis, Working Solutions, SBDC Northern California Network and Small Business Majority for Life Pro Tip: Choosing the Right Legal Entity for Your Business - Part 2,  a free webinar series facilitated by a lawyer designed to g

Webinar | CA
Wed, 11/13/2019 (All day) | 12 PST

Join Start Small Think Big!, the law firm of Morgan Lewis and Small Business Majority for Life Pro Tip: Choosing the Right Legal Entity for Your Business - Part 3,  a free webinar series facilitated by a lawyer designed to give you an overview of the various legal structures t

Webinar | CA
Thu, 11/14/2019 (All day) | 6:00 - 7:30 PST

Small business owners spend their days concentrating on their particular specialty, but there's one thing they have in common: they all have to contend with a host of similar workforce issues. Join the Silicon Valley Central Chamber of Commerce, the Northern CA SBDC Network, S

Presentation | San Jose, CA
Sat, 11/16/2019 (All day) | 9am - 1pm

En muchos estados, ha habido leyes recientemente que facilitan que los empresarios inicien negocios en el hogar.

Presentation | Palm SPrings, CA

California Policy

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 | Attachment: PDF icon Read the agenda »

Small Business Majority has created a comprehensive state policy agenda to ensure entrepreneurship is at the center of a thriving and inclusive economy in California. California’s 3.9 million small businesses employ seven million people, which amounts to about half of the private workforce, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 | Attachment: PDF icon Read the comments »

Small Business Majority, as part of the Responsible Business Lending Coalition, submitted comments to the Department of Business Oversight regarding implementation of California's SB 1235, the nation's first truth in lending law for small business financing. We urged the Department to implement strong standards that will ensure small business owners have the opportunity to understand the financing they are being offered in a clear, concise manner that enables informed comparison across all their financing options. 

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 | Attachment: PDF icon Read the Letter for AB 414, PDF icon Read the Letter for SB 175

Small Business Majority writes in support of AB 414 and SB 175 which would reinstate a penalty for lacking coverage in California and grant Covered California the ability to set this penalty amount. This will prevent the predicted increases in healthcare costs and uninsured rates in California, directly benefitting small businesses who struggle to keep up with the high costs of healthcare.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 | Attachment: PDF icon Read the Letter

Small Business Majority writes in support of SB 65, which extend tax credits to individuals struggling to access affordable healthcare. The legislation would significantly improve affordability for thousands of low- and moderate-income individuals and families, including many entrepreneurs and small business employees by creating and increasing subsidies for individuals who earn up to 600% FPL.

California Research

Published:
Fri, 01/23/2015

Although large employers have been expanding wellness programs in recent years, small businesses have lagged in this endeavor. Since small businesses employ nearly 50% of all private-sector workers, any comprehensive expansion of wellness and prevention efforts must include a role for this large swath of private sector employers.

Published:
Sat, 04/12/2014

In communities across the United States, it is the jobs small businesses provide and the consumers they serve that keep our economic recovery moving. However, this recovery is threatened when small businesses are faced with costly and frivolous lawsuits brought on by patent assertion entities—commonly referred to as patent trolls. Small Business Majority's national scientific opinion polling found small firms support patent reform legislation that would help prevent patent trolls from targeting small businesses.

Published:
Wed, 05/09/2012

Congress included in the Affordable Care Act a significant new tax credit for small business owners who provide their workers with health insurance. Under this new tax credit, businesses that have fewer than 25 full-time workers and average wages of less than $50,000 are now eligible to receive a tax credit of up to 35% of the cost of the health insurance that they provide for their workers.