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Tax Reform

July 3rd, 2018 by

   6th Month Celebration and Progress Report By Karen Kerrigan- On June 29, I had the opportunity to attend a White House celebration to mark the 6th month anniversary of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.”  President Trump spoke about the strength of the economy and how tax relief was fueling investment, wage growth, job […]

March 28th, 2018 by

Small Business Insider by Raymond J. Keating- Reforming and modernizing the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in order to reduce complexity and cut the costs of tax compliance is a big priority for American small business. Therefore, it’s good to see bipartisan efforts moving forward in Congress on this front. Why does this matter? In October […]

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 […]

March 5th, 2018 by

A drafting error in the tax bill must be fixed, and pronto! By Karen Kerrigan– Technical corrections to tax bills are common, so it is not surprising that several issues have emerged regarding the recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. A careless oversight dubbed the “Grain Glitch” needs to be addressed quickly before the […]

January 24th, 2018 by

By Karen Kerrigan– Entrepreneurs entered 2018 with high confidence and a strengthening economy.  Indeed, the keys to small business growth and healthy entrepreneurship hinge on strong and sustainable economic growth and the continuance of policies that lift government imposed barriers, encourage capital formation and investment. To that end, entrepreneurs are hopeful that President Trump and Congress […]

December 20th, 2017 by

This historic tax relief bill is a powerful measure that will fuel economic growth, boost entrepreneurship and encourage small business success. Washington, D.C. – Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement in response to the U.S. House vote to concur with the Senate-passed tax relief package, and […]

December 20th, 2017 by

Entrepreneurs and small business owners are optimistic about the future and are ready for a tax system that supports their dreams and growth. Washington, D.C. – Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement in response to U.S. Senate passage of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” (or, […]

December 19th, 2017 by

Sustained and strong economic growth, more entrepreneurship and small business growth, more opportunity and quality jobs for America Washington, D.C. – Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement in response to U.S. House passage of H.R. 1, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:” “Our nation and […]

December 19th, 2017 by

by Raymond J. Keating- Congress is poised to finally vote on major tax relief. While no major piece of legislation is ever perfect, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” conference report ranks as a solid bill that will help the economy and be a clear net positive for small businesses. Consider seven clear plusses for small businesses […]

December 18th, 2017 by

Dear Member of the United States Congress: America’s burdensome and non-competitive tax system has long been a major challenge and top issue of concern for our nation’s small businesses and entrepreneurs.  The “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” (H.R. 1) finally changes that by providing significant tax relief.  The pro-growth provisions in H.R. 1 are exactly […]

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