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New law offers temporary aid to small firms seeking health insurance for workers

Washington Post, June 1, 2010

Small businesses struggling to pay for employees' health insurance could get some quick financial help under the new healthcare law. The smallest businesses could get temporary tax credits that effectively pay for up to 35% of their premium contributions. Slightly larger businesses could get smaller credits. But the tax credit comes with several strings, and not everyone thinks it will do enough, the Washington Post reports.