Letters to Congress

September 8th, 2017 by

SBE Council joined a coalition of groups in support of the “Free File Permanency Act of 2017,” H.R. 3641. Making the Free File program a permanent one would guarantee “that millions of taxpayers across the country will continue to have access to quality, free, and efficient online tax preparation and electronic filing services,” as the […]

September 7th, 2017 by

The Honorable Blaine Luetkemeyer U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C.  20515   Dear Representative Luetkemeyer: On behalf of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) and our nationwide membership of entrepreneurs and small business owners, I am writing to express our strong support for H.R. 3312, the “Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2017.”  […]

August 3rd, 2017 by

The Honorable Mitch McConnell                               The Honorable Charles Schumer Majority Leader                                                             Minority Leader 317 Russell Senate Office Building                             322 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510                                                Washington, DC 20510   Dear Leader McConnell and Leader Schumer, As associations representing businesses of all industries, forms, and sizes in all 50 states, we urge the Senate to take […]

July 25th, 2017 by

Dear United States Senator: Health coverage costs are crushing small businesses and the American dream. The U.S. Senate must act and push forward with reforms to significantly ease these costs, remove an array of burdens and mandates on entrepreneurs and small businesses, and implement dramatic changes that will provide options in the marketplace that health […]

July 17th, 2017 by

Dear Chairman Hatch, Ranking Member Wyden, Chairman Brady, and Ranking Member Neal: On behalf of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council), small businesses and entrepreneurs across the country urge Congress to prioritize the passage of permanent, comprehensive tax reform this year. Fixing our broken tax code, which has not been meaningfully reformed in […]

July 14th, 2017 by

Feedback on Tax Reform   Submitted to: The Honorable Orrin Hatch Chairman Committee on Finance United States Senate   Submitted from: Karen Kerrigan, President & CEO Raymond J. Keating, Chief Economist   On behalf of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) and our nationwide membership of small business owners and entrepreneurs, we submit these recommendations […]

June 13th, 2017 by

The Honorable Orrin G. Hatch Chairman, Senate Committee on Finance 219 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Dear Chairman Hatch: As the Senate continues to make progress on legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare, we urge you and your colleagues to include repeal of the nearly 20 taxes imposed by the law. During a […]

June 13th, 2017 by

Open Letter to Congress: Include Three Critical Pro-Growth Provisions in Comprehensive Tax Reform On behalf of the undersigned organizations and our millions of supporters, we urge you to swiftly pass comprehensive tax reform that overhauls the tax code for individuals, families, and businesses of all sizes. While advocates of reform may disagree on certain provisions, there is […]

June 9th, 2017 by

SBE Council joined more than 50 business organizations and signed a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) urging them to protect the employer-sponsored health insurance system by repealing damaging taxes and preserving improvements to consumer-directed health options proposed in the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA). The letter urged […]

June 7th, 2017 by

H.R. 10 Reforms will Encourage Capital Formation and Access for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses Dear Member of the U.S. House of Representatives: The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) strongly supports the Financial CHOICE Act of 2017 (H.R. 10). Access to capital remains a critical challenge for many entrepreneurs, and the Financial CHOICE Act […]

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