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Letters to Administration

July 23rd, 2018 by

On July 23, a coalition of business organizations sent a letter to President Donald Trump, urging him to rescind President Obama’s Executive Order 13502 and replace it with Executive Orders 13202 and 13208.  As noted in the letter:  “This critical reform will prevent federal agencies and state and local government recipients of federal assistance from […]

July 19th, 2018 by

In a July 19, 2018 letter to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton, the largest Regulation Crowdfunding platforms and industry leaders wrote that raising the cap on how much can be raised via Regulation Crowdfunding is a needed and common sense measure that will serve to benefit small businesses, America’s workforce and the […]

May 30th, 2018 by

In a May 30, 2018 letter to Administration officials, SBE Council joined a coalition of business organizations to express its concerns regarding tax penalties being assessed under the “employer mandate” of the Affordable Care Act.  The letter, addressed to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, HHS Secretary Alex Azar, Acting IRS Commissioner and Assistant Secretary for Tax […]

May 15th, 2018 by

The Honorable Donald Trump Office of the President of the United States The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20006 The Honorable Steven Mnuchin Office of the Secretary of the Treasury Department of the Treasury 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20220 Dear President Trump and Secretary Mnuchin: On behalf the undersigned individuals […]

March 19th, 2018 by

SBE Council joined a coalition of business organizations and signed a letter requesting the U.S. Treasury Department allow for the aggregation or grouping of business entities for purposes of calculating the new 20 percent deduction (Section 199A) in the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” as the utilization of multiple business entities is a common practice in […]

January 29th, 2018 by

Dear President Trump and Secretary Mnuchin, On behalf of the following organizations representing millions of American taxpayers, we congratulate your strong leadership in helping pass the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.  It’s extremely pro-growth, delivers real tax cuts to working families, and signals to the private sector that Washington is not interested in smothering […]

January 24th, 2018 by

President Donald J. Trump 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500   Dear President Trump, The diverse group of undersigned construction and business associations looks forward to working with you and Congress as you continue to develop policies to rebuild America’s infrastructure. In order to deliver the highest quality projects at the best cost to […]

December 7th, 2017 by

SBE Council Urges Permanent Extension of “Accelerated Payments” Policy for Small Business Government Contractors SBE Council joined small business allies and signed a letter urging OMB Director Mick Mulvaney to permanently extend a government-wide policy that has helped to accelerate payments to small business federal government contractors. Read the letter here.

May 17th, 2017 by

Ambassador Lighthizer United States Trade Representative Office of United States Trade Representative 600 17th Street, NW Washington, D.C. 20006   Dear Ambassador Lighthizer, On behalf of the following organizations representing millions of Americans, we write to congratulate you on your confirmation as the 18th United States Trade Representative (USTR). The office you lead is full […]

February 23rd, 2017 by

The Honorable Steven T. Mnuchin United States Treasury Secretary Department of the Treasury 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20220 Dear Secretary Mnuchin: On behalf of the undersigned conservative, free market organizations, we write in support of making the Free File tax preparation program permanent in 2017. The Free File system is an innovative public-private […]

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