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Storage Business Owners Alliance (SBOA) Partner with Canadian Self Storage Association

by Kim Kilpatrick September 27, 2011 4:36 PM
The Storage Business Owners Alliance LLC (SBOA) announced that it is partnering with the Canadian Self Storage Association (CSSA). By partnering together, members of the Canadian Self Storage Association will gain a pricing advantage with vendors who serve storage facilities in the Canadian Market. [More]

New Tax Rules: 1099s to Vendors, 1099s from Tenants

by Winnie Hsiu May 10, 2010 1:42 AM
Journalists combing through the fine print of the new health care reform bill have found a provision that requires business owners to issue 1099 forms, not only to contract workers, but also to any individual or business from whom they purchase more than $600 worth of goods or services. The provision is buried in Section 9006(b)(1), taking up 170 words out of the new health care reform law. The new law is about 2,500 pages long and has a total of about 400,000 words -- most readers did not notice the 1099 provision the first time they read the bill. [More]