Small Business Advocacy Blog

Thousands more business owners, sole proprietors, and small business employees now qualify for Health Insurance Subsidies!

*Premium assistance for health insurance now available for incomes of $340,000* Most small business owners make too much money to qualify for a federal subsidy when buying an health insurance plan through the Affordable Care Act Marketplace.  The result has been premiums that were often unaffordable. The rules changed on…

Thousands more business owners, sole proprietors, and small business employees now qualify for Health Insurance Subsidies!

***Breaking News*** Most small business owners make too much money to qualify for a federal subsidy when buying an health insurance plan through the Affordable Care Act Marketplace.  The result has been premiums that were often unaffordable.  The rules changed on March 11th!! The cap on income level for premium…

Commentary: The 6 words SC regulators are using to justify killing rooftop solar option

Post and Courier March 20, 2021 By Peter McCoy The S.C. Public Service Commission recently wrapped up a weeklong hearing on Dominion Energy’s anti-solar proposal that would dramatically increase charges and reduce energy credits to rooftop solar customers. Solar businesses and conservation organizations argued that the plan would penalize existing…

You’re Invited: White House Briefing on the American Rescue Plan

March 15, 2021 Dear Business Leader, Last week, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law. On Tuesday, March 15, the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce, Small Business For America’s Future, Business Forward, and other partner organizations will welcome Bharat Ramamurti, Deputy Director of  the National Economic…