Some small business are doing the math and finding they aren't eligible for tax credits under the health care reform legislation. The sticking point for many is the relatively low cutoffs of 10 workers with average annual wages of $25,000 for the biggest breaks. But for other businesses it can be a lifesaver. "I was afraid that we were fast approaching a time when I would have to choose between insuring my employees and closing my doors," says Betsy Burton, owner of The King's English Bookshop in Salt Lake City who has 11 full-time equivalent employees with average wages of $26,100.
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