Small Business Majority testifies about the new tax law's impact on small business

On May 23, CEO John Arensmeyer testified before a House Committee on Ways & Means subcommittee hearing to discuss how the new tax law fails to level the playing field for small businesses.

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On May 23, CEO John Arensmeyer testified before the House Committee on Ways & Means at a hearing about tax reform and small businesses. John spoke about the new tax law's impact on small businesses, and how the law fails to benefit small businesses or level the playing field with large corporations. 

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On May 22, Small Business Majority released the results of a national scientific opinion poll that revealed small business owners believe commensense regulations are needed to ensure a modern, competitive economy. The poll also found current levels of regulation are not a top concern for our nation’s small business owners, and they do not support rolling back all federal regulations on businesses.

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On May 22, Small Business Majority Board Member Jessica Milano testified before the Joint Economic Committee about small businesses' views on regulations and the importance of access to responsible capital to support innovation and small business growth.

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On May 2, Small Business Majority released the results of a national scientific opinion poll that shed light on small business owners’ views regarding the small business lending landscape. The poll found 77% of small business owners are supportive of a policy that would lift a cap on credit union lending and an overwhelming 87% support a “truth in lending” act for small business loans to increase transparency.

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On April 24, we released the results of a national scientific opinion poll that found small business owners strongly oppose the repeal of rules enforcing net neutrality. According to the poll, 56% of small business owners oppose the FCC’s recent repeal of net neutrality rules, with nearly 4 in 10 (39%) strongly opposed.

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On April 18, Small Business Majority CEO John Arensmeyer testified before the California Senate Committee on Banking and Financial Institutions in support of SB 1235, which would create regulations for new sources of alternative lending in California. The testimony explained that such regulation is widely supported by small business owners, as it would protect them from predatory lending practices. 

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On April 17, Small Business Majority submitted a comment letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services regarding proposed rule changes to short-term insurance. The letter explained how these changes could undermine the risk pool in the individual marketplace and raise costs for small business owners and the self-employed.

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On April 4, we released a national scientific opinion poll that found small business owners strongly support legislation requiring transparency in business formation, which will address fraud committed by anonymous shell companies. Specifically, the poll found more than 3 in 4 small business owners think Congress should pass legislation requiring businesses to list their true identity when forming.

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On March 20, Small Business Majority CEO John Arensmeyer testified before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions on how the U.S. Department of Labor's proposed changes to association health plans could hurt the small group market for health insurance. 

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On March 14, the U.S. House Committee on Small Business advanced six bipartisan bills that benefit small businesses. These bills will increase lending oversight, provide cybersecurity resources and expand intellectual property rights training for small businesses. 

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