Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Statements about Small Business

Mostly False

Counting more than 1,000 districts as single entity

False

State constitution, court rulings and experts say otherwise

False

Surveys show it was on the radar screen, but just a blip compared with other priorities

Mostly False

It’s a tax cut bill, not an increase – but, as we’ve noted, amount per business is very small

False

With relief for some as low as $1, even small business group leader says it’s no job creator

False

The main study cited actually shows the opposite.

Mostly False

Would it benefit consumers? Sure. But little evidence it will help businesses provide coverage

Mostly False

But he's misinterpreting data.

Half-True

Violations included other safety and training issues, not just the lifeguard

False

What? It gives tax credits to small business.

Mostly False

A popular talking point with little to back it up

Half-True

Critique misses bullseye

Half-True

Rate dropped, but taxes rose