Tax Reform

December 7th, 2017 by

On December 5, we hosted a media teleconference call where SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan and chief economist Ray Keating covered specifics of the two tax reform bills advanced by the House and Senate, and the need for reform and relief for our economy and entrepreneurial success.  Entrepreneurs Derek Volk, owner of Volk […]

December 5th, 2017 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                   CONTACT: Katie Lee   **MEDIA ADVISORY** Small Business Owners Weigh In: Tax Reform Bills Will Boost Competitiveness, Sustainability WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, December 6th at 1:00 P.M. ET, the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) will host a media conference call to discuss ways the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” will boost […]

December 2nd, 2017 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. –  Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement following passage of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” by the United States Senate: “Passage of this significant tax legislation is very good news for entrepreneurs, small business owners and their workforce. The […]

December 1st, 2017 by

December 1, 2017 Dear United States Senator: The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) and our more than 100,000 members nationwide strongly support the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.  The bill provides significant and long overdue tax relief to America’s entrepreneurs, and will fuel strong economic growth that will help boost the revenues and […]

December 1st, 2017 by

More Growth, Capital, Entrepreneurship, Opportunity Washington, D.C. – On November 29, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) hosted an event on Capitol Hill with more than 100 small business owners.  These entrepreneurs from Wisconsin, Tennessee, Maine, West Virginia, Kentucky and other states, met with their U.S. Senators to urge passage of the Tax […]

November 29th, 2017 by

by Raymond J. Keating- Clearly, one of the hot topics swirling around the current tax relief effort is the tax treatment of pass-through businesses, such as S-Corps, LLCs, sole proprietorships, and partnerships. These, of course, are overwhelmingly small businesses. The House and Senate plans both would reduce the individual income tax rate as applied to […]

November 29th, 2017 by

Tax Relief and Reform is Key to Entrepreneurship and Main Street’s Revival FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C.  – Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) President & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s “Bring Back Main Street” speech today in St. Charles, Missouri: “There’s a new spirit on Main […]

November 29th, 2017 by

Small Business Insider The Economy by Raymond J. Keating- The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis increased its estimate for third quarter real GDP growth from 3.0 percent to 3.3 percent. That basically brought the third quarter growth rate up to the historical average, and growth has now exceeded three percent in the last two quarters […]

November 29th, 2017 by

NEWS Washington. D.C. – Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement on the so-called “trigger” provision being considered as part of the Senate tax package, which would automatically increase taxes in the future if a certain level of economic growth is not achieved: “Yes, it’s an […]

November 28th, 2017 by

Washington, D.C. –  U.S. Senator Jim Risch (R-ID), chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, members of the U.S. Senate, Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Linda McMahon, and small business advocates held an event on November 28 to highlight the importance of tax reform to America’s small businesses. Small Business & Entrepreneurship […]

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