I own a gallery gift shop in Ann Arbor, Mich., called Heavenly Metal. I actually am the main employee; I do everything, and then I have a handful of part-time people. All of the uncertainty in Washington is hard for small businesses because we're at the bottom of the feeding pool. And all of these decisions, especially what affects us tax-wise, what allows us to either hire or lay off people or invest more money into our businesses, is so much determined by how Congress and the Senate votes. So it's frightening, absolutely.You can listen to the whole piece here on Marketplace's website.
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Heavenly Metal proprietor Viki Honeyman was on APM's Marketplace this evening. She, and a few other small business owners from around the country about the impacts of uncertainty regarding the payroll tax cut. Here's an excerpt:
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