Good news for small businesses
The Small Business Jobs Act, signed by President Obama on Sept. 27, includes a particularly noteworthy provision, a one-year deduction of health care costs for sole-proprietors on their 2010 tax returns.
While it's only temporary relief from skyrocketing health insurance premiums that farmers and mainstreet businesses have been saddled with the last decade, it's a first step and a foot in the door.
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