Despite many calling “Obamacare”, the largest tax ever imposed by a government on it’s citizens and objections by businesses to parts of the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), as many as 33% more new small businesses could be started, over the next few years as a result of the law, the WSJ reported as estimated by, The Kauffman-RAND Institute for Entrepreneurship Public Policy.
Why the projected increase?
Great business ideas aren’t limited to the affluent or the young, however without a significant savings cushion, a luxury many people don’t have. Leaving a safe corporate job with benefits, just doesn’t seem like an option, especially those with pre-existing conditions, from starting their own business is the ability to get robust and affordable health insurance. People seek out and keep corporate jobs, not because they want to, but because they feel like they have to.
The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) could potentially solve that by offering people who start a businesses coverage through state or federally run marketplaces for insurance (exchanges).
The WSJ went on to say “To see that full 33% increase in new businesses, coverage from exchanges would have to be equivalent to that from corporate plans, which is unlikely in the short run. But that’s a big if. Many details of the law’s implementation have yet to be worked out”. Obamacare Could Lead To 33% More New Businesses Over The Next Few Years
This could provide a boom for commercial real estate for these new businesses, as well as industries that cater to providing products and or services to small businesses over the next few years.
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