PROTECTING SMALL BUSINESS, PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Letters to Administration

March 28th, 2019 by

The Honorable Russ Vought Acting Director Office of Management and Budget 725 17th Street, NW Washington, DC 20503   Dear Acting Director Vought: On behalf of the undersigned organizations, we write to oppose promulgation of Obama-era regulations regarding the employment-based fifth preference (EB-5) visa program. Undercutting the EB-5 program is a mistake that will hurt […]

January 24th, 2019 by

On January 24, 2019 SBE Council joined a large coalition of business organization in an Open Letter to President Trump and all Members of the United States Congress urging an immediate resolution to the partial government shutdown: On behalf of the American business community, we urge Congress and the administration to immediately take steps to restore […]

November 13th, 2018 by

Vice President Michael R. Pence The White House Office of the Vice President Washington, D.C.  20500   Dear Mr. Vice President, Entrepreneurs and small business owners remain confident about the U.S. economy and the outlook for their firm’s growth. The many policy initiatives pursued and implemented by the Trump Administration have made a big difference […]

November 12th, 2018 by

President Donald J. Trump The White House Washington, D.C.  20500   Dear Mr. President, Entrepreneurs and small business owners remain confident about the U.S. economy and the outlook for their firm’s growth. The many policy initiatives pursued and implemented by your Administration have made a big difference for the health of small business finances, expansion […]

October 9th, 2018 by

SBE Council joined 30 business organizations and signed a letter to IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig requesting that the Treasury Department revise relevant guidance to allow taxpayers with deferred §965 tax liabilities to choose how their tax overpayments are applied. As noted by the groups in the letter current guidance is inconsistent with Congressional intent and […]

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 […]

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