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Small Business News Weekly Roundup: 4/23/2010

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Want to know what’s going on in small business news around the Internet this week?

Here are some of the top stories:

  • Small Business Health Care Tax Credit Rolls Out: Another of the new tax provisions Entrepreneur.com mentions in the above article is discussed more at length this article at FresnoBee.com. Small business owners can expect a postcard in the mail from the IRS informing them of health care tax credits, which are part of the recent health care reform signed into law by President Obama.
  • How to Attract Investors for Your Small Business: Special thanks to SFGate.com for featuring this article by Sean Joyner at Financial Edge. Sean offers excellent advice for pursuing and securing venture capital, including how to best draw up a convincing business plan and how to present your idea. There’s also a slide show.
  • Small Business Loans Increase by 42 Percent: Speaking of financing, this article from APP.com notes that in New Jersey, small business loans have seen an amazing 42% increase over last year’s lending; this boom is believed to be linked to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, commonly known as the Stimulus Act, according to SBA’s N.J. district director.
  • Green Is Universal: Eco-Friendly Business: And finally this week, in honor of Earth Day, which was yesterday, here is a handy video from MSNBC and Lisa Alexander, the founder and CEO of Green Life, that explains how you can make your office more green and eco-friendly.

What’s new in your small business world?

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