small business

Tax havens unfair to small businesses

The Washington Post Published: April 22 The latest deficit-reduction plan offered by Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson supports the interests of big business at the expense of the United States’ small businesses by calling for adoption of a territorial tax system. In two recent polls, small-business owners have soundly rejected…

Take Two Minutes to Speak up for Small Businesses Today

American Sustainable Business Council supporters –  The fiscal showdown over the Bush-era tax cuts continues in Congress… and defenders of extra cuts for the top-tiers of incomes continue using lip service to small business as their leading excuse for opposing the tax cuts for the middle class. That’s not right.…

Debate fact-checking long overdue – Hooray for Candy!

The Hill’s Congressional BlogOctober 17, 2012 By Frank Knapp, Jr., president and CEO, South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce One of the highlights of last night’s presidential debate was moderator Candy Crowley’s real-time fact-checking about when President Barrack Obama first used the word “terror” in reference to the murders…

Best quote from weekend talk-shows

I have to admit that I was envious when Mitt Romney cited the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) twice during last week’s Presidential debate.  The small-business pretender organization was effectively used by Mr. Romney to give credibility to his argument that allowing the tax rates on households with over…