News


A Payroll Tax Break for Jobs

Thursday, March 18, 2010

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) Senator Charles “Chuck” Ellis Schumer serves as Vice Chair of the Democratic Conference, the number three position on the Democratic Leadership team, and in 2009, was selected as the Chairman  .. Read more


Alliance Response to State of the Union Address

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

The Alliance for Affordable Services was encouraged to hear President Obama address two key issues that Alliance Members have ranked as top legislative priorities: Implementing a job creation/new hire tax credit for small businesses I .. Read more


The Business of Creating Jobs

Friday, January 08, 2010

Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1978. He is chairman of the influential Senate Finance Committee, a panel on which he has served for 26 years. Over the last two years, job loss in America has outpaced job cre .. Read more


Alliance Job Creation Survey

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

A recent article noted that “the Senate Finance Committee is enlisting the small-business group Alliance for Affordable Services to survey its members for possible legislative remedies to combat double-digit unemployment numbers that are pl .. Read more


2009 Annual Meeting of Members

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

The Alliance for Affordable Services will hold its Annual Meeting of Members on October 9, 2009. Highlights of the meeting will include a review of the association’s accomplishments for the past year and the election of the board of directo .. Read more


Alliance for Affordable Services Awards $288,000 In Scholarships

Monday, August 17, 2009

This year the Alliance awarded $288,000 in scholarships to 201 students around the nation. Since 1996, the Alliance has supported almost 1,000 students with more than $1.4 million in scholarships. “The Alliance is pleased it can help  .. Read more


Top Seven Tips for Taxpayers Starting a New Business

Monday, July 20, 2009

Anyone starting a new business this summer should be aware of their federal tax responsibilities. Here are the top seven things the IRS wants you to know if you plan on opening a new business this year. 1. First, you must decide w .. Read more


Put More Money in Your Nest Egg

Monday, June 22, 2009

The face of retirement planning in America has undergone a radical shift over the past few decades. Time was when most Americans worked for companies that provided pension plans—retirement benefits that were guaranteed and funded completely .. Read more


Alliance Legislative Survey

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

More than 1,000 members responded to the recent legislative survey and many of you voiced strong opinions about recent government actions and issues currently under debate in Congress. View the survey result below, or Click here (https://www. .. Read more


SBA Expands Eligibility for 7(a) Loans To Spur Recovery Opportunities for Small Businesses

Monday, February 09, 2009

WASHINGTON – More small businesses will be eligible for U.S. Small Business Administration-backed loans, meaning greater access to much-needed capital in this tough economy, as a result of a temporary alternate size standard for the a .. Read more