Progress Continues on Tax Reform Plan

September 20, 2017

Since returning from summer recess, Congressional leaders and the Trump Administration have been focused on tax reform with the so-called "Big Six" aiming to share an outline of their plan with tax-writers by the end of this month.

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Tax Reform, Debt Top Fall Agenda  

September 6, 2017

Tax Reform, Debt Top Fall Agenda       Members of Congress have returned to Washington, D.C. following a long August recess and face a very long, and challenging to-do list. Among the many looming deadlines they face is the Sept. 30 deadline to pass spending bills, and the projected Sept. 29 deadline...

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NSBA Tax Priorities Sent to Senate

July 26, 2017

NSBA recently sent a detailed letter urging the Senate Finance Committee to embrace bipartisan, revenue neutral tax reform that eases complexity, broadens the base and lowers rates.

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Hearings on Small Biz Tax & Regs

July 12, 2017

This week, two House committees will hold hearings on two key issues that could greatly impact small business and entrepreneurship: the joint-employer rule and broad tax reform. ritical importance to America's small businesses. On Wednesday, July 12, the House Committee on Education and the Workforce will discuss the expanded definition of joint employer under federal labor laws and how it could hamper entrepreneurship. Then on Thursday, the Ways and Means Tax Policy Subcommittee will discuss how tax reform could ease small-business ownership.

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Tax Reform Update & New NSBA Policy

June 28, 2017

On June 20, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) delivered a speech reiterating the principles of the House Republican tax reform blueprint and confidently forecast the enactment of comprehensive legislation this calendar year. During his speech, he touched on lower rates for both individuals and businesses, parity for pass-through entities, a...

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Look-Ahead to NSBA Lobbying Days

June 15, 2017

Next week, small-business leaders from across the country will convene in Washington, D.C. for NSBA’s 2017 Washington Presentation to receive briefings and lobby lawmakers.

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Debt Ceiling Fast Approaching

June 7, 2017

Lawmakers are working to find a passable solution to the U.S.’s rapid ascent to the current debt ceiling, which could arrive as early as August.

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Tax Reform Update

June 7, 2017

Tax reform discussions are ongoing in both the House and the Senate, however how best to approach a reform bill, and when, differs between House and Senate tax-writers and leadership.

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