Looking to grow? A small business loan may help

November 1, 2003
Mark E. Battersby

Mark E. Battersby is a financial and tax consultant based in Ardmore, PA. For specific questions about taxes and finances, consult a tax adviser. The publisher is not engaged in rendering legal advice.

For the second time in 2 years, our lawmakers have created federal taxcuts designed to spur business investment. However, despite record-low interestrates, affording the funds to acquire the property and equipment to takeadvantage of those tax cuts has never been harder. Into the breach has steppedthe U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).