Despite the uncertainty in Washington surrounding tax hikes and spending cuts, some small companies including franchises are benefiting—at least in the short-term—from all the uncertainty and related paperwork.
BookKeeping Express, which helps small businesses with book keeping, data and analytics, is one such growing franchise. "Fiscal cliff" talks "actually is a great thing" for business, said Greg Jones, chief executive of Bookkeeping Express. "We've actually seen an uptick." He made the comments on CNBC's "Squawk Box" on Monday.