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Time to Even the Playing Field for Small Businesses

Time to Even the Playing Field for Small Businesses

By Dominic M. Calabro, President & CEO Florida Taxwatch Small businesses truly are this nation’s backbone. They account for 94 percent of all the country’s businesses and are owned by a diverse array of Americans from all backgrounds. The ability to build a small business is the cornerstone of the American dream. Unfortunately, the United […]

A More Perfect Union: The Creation of the U.S. Constitution

A More Perfect Union: The Creation of the U.S. Constitution

May 25, 1787, Freshly spread dirt covered the cobblestone street in front of the Pennsylvania State House, protecting the men inside from the sound of passing carriages and carts. Guards stood at the entrances to ensure that the curious were kept at a distance. Robert Morris of Pennsylvania, the “financier” of the Revolution, opened the […]

Alert: Social Security changes May 1

Alert: Social Security changes May 1

Effective May 1, 2016, new changes to Social Security could affect 21.3 million Americans who will no longer be eligible to collect an estimated $11.4 billion in crucial benefits.   If you are currently enrolled in Social Security, or are about to become eligible, this may affect you.  Appointments at Social Security offices will need to […]

Electing a President: Understanding the Electoral College

Electing a President: Understanding the Electoral College

This election cycle commands the attention of a greater number of Americans than many in the recent past. Whether the increased number of people turning their attention to politics and the electoral process is because of frustration and anger or hope and foreseen opportunity remains in the eye of the individual. As citizen voters we […]