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Monday Links: Taxes; Lien Fees; the Six-Day Week

Posted by: Nick Leiber on February 1, 2010

The National Small Business Association says a tax credit for small businesses proposed in Obama’s 2011 budget may not cover the set-up costs of a mandatory retirement savings plan, Bloomberg’s Margaret Collins and Alexis Leondis report.

There’s no estate tax on the books for 2010.’s Joe Mont examines the possibility of it being applied retroactively.

A.R.C. loan borrowers continue to be frustrated by long waits and are now being surprised by some banks passing along lien search fees, Robb Mandelbaum reports in the New York Times.

Wonderful. Martin Varsavsky blogs about his astronomer father’s idea to change the week to six days.

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