ROSELAND, N.J., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ADP ® will co-sponsor the U.S. Small Business Administration's one-day National Small Business Week (NSBW) event in St. Louis today. The event, which is held at the Harris-Stowe State University, commemorates the 50 th anniversary of National Small Business Week by honoring the outstanding contributions of local entrepreneurs, small business owners and other industry leaders.
As part of the event, ADP will participate in a free panel discussion to help small business owners better understand and prepare for upcoming Affordable Care Act mandates. The session will be moderated by two representatives of the U.S. Small Business Administration, and panelists include representatives from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and other St. Louis small business experts. Robyn Crosson, ADP Senior Counsel, will be among the panelists.
"It can be a struggle for a small business owner to manage tax and HR compliance requirements because the rules are complex and often change," said Anish Rajparia, President of ADP's Small Business Services, which serves more than 425,000 small business clients."ADP is committed to helping clients manage risk through a variety of compliance tools and resources so they can focus on growing their business. That's why it is a privilege to support National Small Business Week here in St. Louis and across the country," Rajparia added.
The SBA established National Small Business Week in 1963, and this year's celebration will mark the first time that it will have featured events in five cities, including Seattle ( June 17), Dallas ( June 18), St. Louis ( June 19), Pittsburgh ( June 20) and Washington, D.C. ( June 21). ADP subject matter experts will have been on hand at each event to help small business owners understand the implications of the Affordable Care Act as part of panel discussions in Dallas and St. Louis. The week will conclude in Washington, D.C., where ADP will lead a special session on preparing for the Affordable Care Act and understanding its implications for small businesses.For additional information on ADP's small business services, or to subscribe to monthly email alerts and RSS feeds, please visit www.ADP.com. For more information on National Small Business Week, please visit www.sba.gov/nsbw/. About ADPWith more than $10 billion in revenues and more than 60 years of experience, ADP ® (NASDAQ: ADP) serves approximately 600,000 clients in more than 125 countries. As one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing and human capital management solutions, ADP offers a wide range of human resource, payroll, talent management, tax and benefits administration solutions from a single source, and helps clients comply with regulatory and legislative changes, such as the Affordable Care Act (ACA). ADP's easy-to-use solutions for employers provide superior value to companies of all types and sizes. ADP is also a leading provider of integrated computing solutions to auto, truck, motorcycle, marine, recreational vehicle, and heavy equipment dealers throughout the world. For more information about ADP or to contact a local ADP sales office, reach us at 1.800.225.5237 or visit the company's Web site at www.adp.com. SOURCE ADP