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Internet Tax Passes U.S. Senate

The U.S. Senate passed the Internet Tax bill yesterday in a bipartisan vote of 69 to 27. It faces an uncertain future in the House. President Obama has said that he supports it.

Franchisees Run Better Chains

Keith Miller, Subway multiunit franchisee

SACRAMENTO — Franchisee Keith Miller argues that franchise chains can outperform the competition when they put owner-operators in charge of national functions like marketing and the supply chain.  Want proof? Then look no further than America’s largest franchise chain by number of stores – Subway.

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Obama Agrees to Keep Tax Cuts for All

President Obama talks about cutting taxes
Obama supports tax cuts for all. Franchise associations applaud. photo/WH

Franchise Loans Down, But SBA Up

2010 will be remembered as a lending year that is lower than even 2009’s dismal lending.  The federal government is trying to make up for the credit crunch through SBA-backed loans.&n

Studies Show Registration Benefits Franchisors and Franchise Buyers

In a recent article about Australia's franchise law, the IFA wrote that they consider "mandatory registration to be archaic, costly and burdensome for both franchisors and government while providing no measurable public policy benefit to prospective franchisees."