CALIFORNIA ECONOMY BY THE NUMBERS LEADING JOB CREATION: In the last year (Oct. 2012 – Oct. 2013) California has added 207,300 new jobs, second in the nation. Furthermore, the state has added 868,300 new jobs since the recovery began in February 2010. TOP 5 GDP GROWTH: In terms of GDP, California’s growth rate was 3.5 percent in …
Small Business Health Insurance Options Covered California’s SHOP is a new, online health insurance marketplace developed for small businesses with 1 to 50 eligible employees. The intent of the program is to give small businesses an easy way to offer employees a range of quality health insurance options from private insurance companies. There are 6 …View full post
Recently signed into law, AB 93 and SB 90, which received broad bipartisan support in the Legislature, established the Governor’s Economic Development Initiative. The intent of this legislation is to help bolster California’s business climate and put Californians to work by creating: Sales Tax Exemptions on all manufacturing equipment and research and development equipment purchases …View full post
TO HIT A HOME RUN, FIRST STEP UP TO THE PLATE…AND LOSE THE APATHY
Want more money coming into your business? Get excited about your work! After all, this was fun and exhilarating at one time. Remember? Reconnect with those feelings and thoughts, and your staff and customers will feel the difference…
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Simple Strategies to Reduce Expenses and Increase Income
Think small. Organize yourself with baby steps. Keeping things you don’t need, want, or even know you have, costs you money. So take 5 minutes and go through a drawer or a shelf. Keep what you want, sell what you can, and then give the rest to charity…get a receipt for tax purposes.
How do you know what you want to keep? …
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CAIB HAS A PLAN California’s recession is due in large part to a dysfunctional and failed regulatory system at federal, state and local levels of government. OUR PLAN CREATES JOBS AND ECONOMIC RECOVERY Our plan is to fix the state’s regulatory system to meet the needs of the People of California, by setting aside political …
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California’s small businesses, which average 5.8 employees, comprise 98% of all businesses in the state, provide 82% of the private sector jobs, and 75% of the gross state product. California has the largest economy in the nation and fifth largest in the world. California small businesses are the backbone of our state’s economy.
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