SBAM is the premier organization for Michigan's small business community

Watch our short video to learn why becoming an SBAM member will be a great investment for your small business!

Starter Membership

  • Access to e-newsletters
  • Office supplies discounts
  • Shipping, printing services discounts

Premium Membership

  • Access to group health insurance
  • Access to full suite of member benefits
    • Full SBAM Member Directory access

Health Insurance for Small Businesses

The Small Business Association of Michigan exclusively endorses Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network as the health insurance providers for our small business members.

Learn how your business can get insured through SBAM.

SBAM Decision Point

SBAM® Decision Point is a comprehensive set of tools and valuable information will help you navigate the Affordable Care Act's impact on your small business.

Grow Your Business With International Bancard

SBAM takes the headache out of finding the right credit card processor for your company. SBAM Approved partner International Bancard can give your business a big advantage. Check it out!

SBAM Talent Exchange

We know that finding and retaining talent is crucial to your business.

The SBAM Talent Exchange is your solution to finding the right candidates for your company.


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      Employer reporting requirements for the Affordable Care Act

      Not that any of us need another reason to shake our heads at the IRS…  About two weeks ago the Internal Revenue Service released the final reporting forms and instructions that employers will use in connection with the Affordable Care Act.  Straightforward and easy to wrap your mind around are two things we will never associate with this required activity.  [ 03/04/2015 ]
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      IRS grants temporary relief for small employers and S corporations on “employer payment plans”

      On February 18, 2015, the IRS issued Notice 2015-17 elaborating on its position that, subject to narrow exceptions, an employer violates health care reform’s annual dollar limit and preventive services mandates by reimbursing or paying employee premiums for individual health insurance (because such “employer payment plans” are treated as separate group health plans that impose prohibited limits but cannot be integrated with the individual policy coverage). [ 03/03/2015 ]
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      The ACA’s measurement, administrative and stability periods

      As we get rolling through the first quarter of 2015, we hope our members that are considered Applicable Large Employers under the Affordable Care Act are taking the time and steps necessary to monitor their workforce and measure the hours worked for any variable hour or seasonal employees.   [ 03/03/2015 ]
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      The right sales system for you

      Michael Rogers, vice president of communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, interviews sales training expert Joe Marr of Sandler Training in Ann Arbor, MI. Joe talks about sales systems that are particularly appropriate for small business success. [ 03/03/2015 ]
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      Open Source Software For Your Small Business IT Needs

      Michael Rogers, vice president of communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, interviews Aaron Fuller, principal consultant and owner of Superior Data Strategies, about the use of open source software in small businesses.  [ 02/27/2015 ]
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