In this week’s Friday the 13th edition of the small business news roundup, we’ll discuss the small business health care tax credit (hurry if you want to claim it!), mixed signals on economic recovery from small businesses, and whether baby boomers are preparing to cash out of their businesses.
First two other great roundups:
- This Week in Small Business: Meatball or Sausage?: The New York Times shares links to articles on unemployment numbers, the economic recovery becoming more “self-sustaining,” the rise in auto sales as well as those at full-service restaurants, how Fiverr.com is changing the creative economy, and much more.
- 3 Things You Should Know About Small Business: April 12: The Street talks about a “Why didn’t I think of that?” business idea, why you should ‘Instagram’ your business, and why you should “focus your business on three hot demographics.”
And now the rest:
- Don’t Forget About the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit: The Huffington Post reminds you that as the tax deadline approaches, small business owners still have the opportunity to take advantage of health care tax credits.
- Small Business Sends Mixed Signals on Recovery: Business News Daily shares the following news: “While small-business optimism about the economic recovery is on the rise, owners are waiting for more proof that the recovery is real and sustainable before investing heavily in growth initiatives, a new survey shows.”
- Are Boomer Entrepreneurs Preparing to Cash Out?: Nick Leiber of Bloomberg Businessweek discusses the probability of baby boomers “flood[ing] the market with their businesses as they retire” with news that “[p]rivate company acquisitions on business-for-sale marketplace BizBuySell.com hit their highest levels in more than three years.”
What’s new in your small business world this week?