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5 Quick Rules on Tax Reform for Entrepreneurs and Small Business

by Raymond J. Keating- There’s a great deal of political talk about tax reform these days. Whether this is mere posturing or a precursor to real legislative action is an open question, to say the least. But as the debate and discussion continues, tax reform advocates must not ignore entrepreneurs and small businesses. So, here […]

Angel Investment and Beyond

by Raymond J. Keating- So, what’s the latest on the angel investment front? Well, first, let’s provide a reminder as to who angel investors are. provides a nice definition of angel investors. Key points from that definition: “Originally a term used to describe investors in Broadway shows, ‘angel’ now refers to anyone who invests […]

Working Overtime on Regulatory Burden

By Karen Kerrigan- More than 2,500 proposed regulations are in the federal pipeline, and 3,659 rules were finalized last year. The regulatory onslaught is happening at the same time that entrepreneurs try to cope with higher business costs, a weak economy, and for many, the pain of higher taxes. As our government mandates more and […]


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