Here in Atlanta, we're looking for lawmakers to get back to the table and reach bipartisan consensus on policies that demand reform. For example, the tax system is so complex that it puts an undue burden on small businesses instead of allowing us to allocate resources back into our businesses and back into our people. Tax reform needs to be addressed, to be simplified for every American and every small business across the country.
We know that for you, taxes aren’t an abstract issue.
Whether you believe that that real reform will create more jobs, help American families with the cost of living, or create a simpler, fairer system for all Americans, we know you have a story to share.
Here’s what your fellow taxpayers are saying:
From regulations to workforce, the business community faces plenty of challenges. Generally speaking however, no issue unites the private sector more than the need for broad-based tax relief and tax reform. While we can and should take steps at the state and local levels to address the tax burden, it’s the federal tax code that impacts everyone and every business. It’s the federal tax burden that is impeding strong economic growth. Our nation’s leaders need to put politics aside and address the problem head-on.
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Most of the new jobs in recent decades have come from small businesses, but high taxes mean less money for us to invest and less money to hire new people. We want to keep hiring and growing, and tax reform would help us do that.
Our job is to advocate for southwestern Pennsylvania’s prosperity at the regional, state, and federal level – and at each of those levels, tax reform is a priority. We need Congress to enact responsible tax reform that will help create Pennsylvania jobs, increase private investment, and secure a strong workforce.
The Longview Chamber of Commerce supports a smarter, streamlined tax system that would allow taxpayers to make smarter decisions about how they work, save, and invest to unleash the power of American businesses—large and small—to create jobs. We’re relying on Congress to reconsider our tax code for the better.
The United States currently has the highest tax rates of OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) countries, and the tax reform bill in Congress will make our country and economy competitive for the future. West Virginia will benefit with 5,000 new jobs, and the average West Virginia taxpayer will receive nearly $2,000 in tax reductions under this bill. Families with children will also receive a doubling of the child tax credit.
Arizona ranks among the top five states for Hispanic-owned small-business-loan applications. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will help small business owners throughout our country as well as the more than 120,000 Hispanic-owned small businesses in Arizona.