In its Second Quarter Small Business Survey, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce found that the change in health care laws is the top concern for small business owners.
71% Small businesses that say the health care law makes it harder to hire.
30% Owners prepared for the requirements of the health care law.
25% Small-business owners who said they are unaware of the law’s requirements.
50% Affected owners who said they will reduce employees’ hours or replace full-time employees with part-time ones to avoid the mandate.
Source: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Second Quarter Small Business Survey