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  • Note: The ARRA (Recovery Act) initiatives and/or programs referenced in this article will expire on September 30, 2010. Any statements about qualifying time periods, or extensions of these dates, as they pertain to the availability of ARRA programs are over-ridden by the expiration of the Act on...
    Archive - August 19, 2010 - 1 comments
  • Several small business owners recently asked:'I am starting a website that advertises products sold by online retailers. ;m just an affiliate and will not be selling anything. Do I need a business license?''I want to start an online store, do I need to register as a business?'...
    Archive - July 15, 2010 - 68 comments
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    Archive - February 12, 2010 - 1 comments
  • Today, President Obama and Treasury Secretary Geithner announced a plan to free up credit markets to help the nation’s struggling small businesses. The plan includes a release of $375 million from the economic stimulus plan, which will increase the maximum SBA loan guarantee to 90 percent,...
    Archive - February 12, 2010 - 0 comments
  • Message Edited by BobK on 03-03-2009 06:57 AMMessage Edited by BobK on 03-03-2009 06:57 AM
    Archive - February 12, 2010 - 0 comments
  • An aspiring entrepreneur recently asked why he couldn't get a straight answer to the simple question, 'Do I need a license to open an online business?' He consulted other several websites and message boards. Some said yes, some said no. Why couldn't our friend get a straight...
    Archive - September 23, 2009 - 13 comments
  • Before registering a new business, you will need to check if someone else has already registered your business name. Business name registration requirements vary by state and may depend on whether or not you incorporate your business. Business name registration is commonly known as making a '...
    Archive - June 23, 2009 - 1 comments
  • What Are They?The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program provides annual grants to state and local governments to fund a wide range of economic development projects, such as affordable housing, infrastructure improvement, assistance for low-income earners, and inner city revitalization....
    Archive - June 23, 2009 - 1 comments
  • Last month the President announced a plan to unfreeze credit markets for small business borrowers. This plan and the economic stimulus are intended to ease up the credit crunch in way that encourages banks to increase the number of loans made to small businesses.Many businesses have suffered under...
    Archive - April 29, 2009 - 15 comments
  • If you have looked for a government grant for your business, it is very likely you have encountered several websites promising access to 'free government grants that you don’t have to pay back' and testimonials from apparent business owners who received tens of thousands of dollars to...
    Archive - March 20, 2009 - 15 comments

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