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Sadly, this is the 6th company in as many weeks that myself and my company deals with that is shutting their doors this year. All of them small businesses, and aside from Danger Den, the owners have stated (sorry for the politics, but it is relevant), more and more regulation and government interference (ie Obamacare) and higher taxes because as an "S Corporation" the owners taxes are tied to the corporation and the more successful the company gets, the more the owners get hammered.

Bollucks.
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Yeah, as a small business owner myself, shenanigans.
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Your site was no was picnic either Petra tongue.gif.

You've got to admit that the design did have a certain charm to it... kinda like a painting done by a small child [who happened to be high on acid at the time] rolleyes.gif

I will not deny that my site design was terrible biggrin.gif
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Yeah, as a small business owner myself, shenanigans.

You don't own a business in Oregon, do you? DD was in Astoria....
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Bollucks.

As I said to Mich, unless you own a business in Oregon, you have no idea.



The fact is Oregon passed a number of laws that shafted small business, period. There was a massive campaign against "Corporations" in Oregon, where the proponents of the legislature were running around saying that "Corporations are only paying $150 in taxes to the state of Oregon! They are screwing the little man!". By riding this "Big money screws everyone" slogan, they passed some of the most ridiculous laws I have ever seen.

In the end certain Corporations in Oregon are faced with what amounts to double taxes on revenue generated. Putting a heavy burden on a lot of smaller companies that just can't afford it. A number of business have had to shut their doors because of this extra financial burden, one that is utter crap.
    
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You don't own a business in Oregon, do you? DD was in Astoria....
As I said to Mich, unless you own a business in Oregon, you have no idea.
The fact is Oregon passed a number of laws that shafted small business, period. There was a massive campaign against "Corporations" in Oregon, where the proponents of the legislature were running around saying that "Corporations are only paying $150 in taxes to the state of Oregon! They are screwing the little man!". By riding this "Big money screws everyone" slogan, they passed some of the most ridiculous laws I have ever seen.
In the end certain Corporations in Oregon are faced with what amounts to double taxes on revenue generated. Putting a heavy burden on a lot of smaller companies that just can't afford it. A number of business have had to shut their doors because of this extra financial burden, one that is utter crap.

Oregon =/= USA

Oregon Tax Policies =/= Universal Health Care.

EOM.

State's rights and all that jazz wink.gif.
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welp i just ordered 100 dollars worth of stuff hahahah, cant wait to get all this stuff.
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You don't own a business in Oregon, do you? DD was in Astoria....
How quickly those goalposts move.
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You guys are completely missing the point.

Knucklehead made a comment on certain reasons as to why they might be shutting down. You called bull on them, I simply provided validation to his reasons, as they apply to Oregon, the location of DD. I don't care if you like it, they are valid points. Does it apply to DD? We won't ever know.
    
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You guys are completely missing the point.
Knucklehead made a comment on certain reasons as to why they might be shutting down. You called bull on them, I simply provided validation to his reasons, as they apply to Oregon, the location of DD. I don't care if you like it, they are valid points. Does it apply to DD? We won't ever know.

Actually...When I called and spoke to them a little earlier in the week, I was told straight up "the economy".

Costs of operating in Oregon are very high, combined with lower then average orders because of the economy...That's a recipe for disaster.

This really does suck an incredible amount, though...No custom acrylic place in the US operates as well as DD did...Major gap needs filling like NAO.
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