Tax Reform

August 9th, 2021 by

  by Raymond J. Keating – If one thinks that class warfare and increasing government spending are essentially all that truly matter regarding the impact of taxes, then why wouldn’t you favor all kinds of tax increases? That is the case with the Biden administration and many in Congress, including plans to increase the burden […]

July 26th, 2021 by

by RAYMOND J. KEATING – Three philosophies or concerns can be identified among American politicians when it comes to how they wish to tax U.S. businesses in the international marketplace. First is what might be called the “growth group.” They emphasize keeping taxes as low as possible so that economic growth, generated by entrepreneurship and […]

June 22nd, 2021 by

SBE Council Joins Effort Led by the S-Corp Association in Support of 20% Small Business Deduction More than 100 trade associations today voiced their opposition to proposed legislation which would weaken the Section 199A pass-through deduction. The provision is an essential part of the Tax Code, and helps individually- and family-owned Main Street businesses remain competitive in […]

May 24th, 2021 by
May 24th, 2021 by

“For every large business facing a potential tax increase, there would be at least 105 small to mid-size businesses that would face higher taxes.” by RAYMOND KEATING- President Joe Biden has proposed a series of tax increases that will negatively affect entrepreneurs and small businesses. The White House appears to be working hard to counter […]

May 12th, 2021 by

  by RAYMOND J. KEATING- The Biden tax agenda amounts to a comprehensive attack on business, investment and wealth creation, and therefore, it also is an assault on entrepreneurship and American workers. President Biden and his administration emphasize the notion that since they are directly raising taxes on businesses and those earning more than $400,000 […]

April 29th, 2021 by

by RAYMOND J. KEATING- In his speech to the nation, President Joe Biden unveiled his very big spending plans and tax increases that he is billing as an “American Families Plan.” Given that the proposal would undermine entrepreneurial efforts to startup, build and expand businesses, and therefore, restrain economic, income and job growth, it would […]

April 20th, 2021 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. –  As Congress and the Biden Administration continue to ramp up legislative and policy activity, a leading small business advocacy organization is urging restraint when it comes to new regulatory burdens or taxes on small businesses that could throw cold water on the economic recovery and undermine positive activity […]

April 12th, 2021 by

by Raymond J. Keating- Back in 1819, Chief Justice John Marshall summed up the straightforward economic problem with taxation in nine words: “the power to tax involves the power to destroy.” Over two hundred years later, far too many politicians have ignored this eloquent expression of an economic truth, as most recently evidenced by President […]

March 31st, 2021 by

Infrastructure Package Tax Hikes Would Harm Competitiveness, and Undermine Recovery from the Pandemic NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – President Joe Biden unveils a $2 trillion infrastructure-spending package today, and while rebuilding and modernizing infrastructure is important to the competitiveness and productivity of America’s small business sector, its emphasis on raising taxes during the […]

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