The Small Business Advocate – October-November 2013

Rebecca Krafft

The October-November issue of “The Small Business Advocate” features new data on veteran business owners that shows interesting demographic changes. Chief Counsel for Advocacy Winslow Sargent reports on his visit to Wilmington, Del.; Philadelphia, Pa.; and Camden, N.J., which focused on innovation and entrepreneurship. Regulatory news includes • A small employer success story from the IRS, • An important final rule that improves small business access to federal contracts, • A report on Advocacy’s roundtable on OSHA’s silica rule, and • The SEC’s announcement of proposed crowdfunding rules. On the economic front, Advocacy released a research report confirming the importance of tax expenditures to small business.