New startups fail due to lack of physical resources, lack of financial resources, and lack of knowledge/training/education.
1.) Maker Fairs and "Hackerspaces", TechShop for example, are growing in popularity and people pay to attend them.
2.) A large infrastructure of Vo-Tech and community colleges exist across this country.
3.) A student loan system is already in place.... more »
Eliminate penalties associated with estimated tax payments. Many small businesses cannot predict how much annual income will be or when in the year it will be paid, yet the tax code forces one to assume a steady income stream. Consequently, the only prudent choice is to overestimate, which ties up funds that the business could use productively. This is especially true for independent business consultants.