Washington, DC - Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA), which includes robust investments important to boosting the small business ecosystem, particularly affordable healthcare and clean energy. It also includes significant provisions to improve equity in our tax system while reducing the deficit. We look forward to the president quickly signing this legislation into law.
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Small business owners stand to benefit from the law that will create greater healthcare affordability and level playing field on taxes
Quote: More than 250 small businesses & business organizations support the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022
Quote from John Arensmeyer, Founder & CEO of Small Business Majority, on small business owner and business organization support for the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022
“Small businesses are not looking for a handout; they want a level playing field. The provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will strengthen the small business ecosystem by closing unfair corporate tax loopholes and ensuring that quality, affordable healthcare is accessible to more small businesses and their employees.
Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 offers small businesses greater healthcare affordability and a level playing field on taxes
Statement by John Arensmeyer, Founder & CEO of Small Business Majority, in support of Senate deal to protect small businesses through common sense policies
“The newly reached Senate deal outlined in the ‘Inflation Reduction Act of 2022’ is critically important and welcomed by small businesses. As we have communicated to congressional leadership, smaller firms are not out of the woods yet and investments in healthcare, clean energy and tax reform will boost the small business ecosystem.
Statement by Bianca Blomquist, California Policy Director & Northern California Outreach Director for Small Business Majority, on Governor Newsom signing the budget package
“We are glad Governor Newsom has signed a budget that will provide California small businesses with the targeted relief they need in the areas of healthcare, childcare, and business assistance, among others.
Statement from John Arensmeyer, Founder & CEO of Small Business Majority, on Senate’s failure to replenish aid for restaurants and other eligible small businesses
“We are disappointed in today’s decision by the U.S. Senate not to advance the debate on the ‘Small Business COVID Relief Act of 2022’ to provide additional funding to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF).
Governor Newsom’s Revised Budget Blueprint Presents an Opportunity to Center Small Businesses in California’s Economy
Statement by Bianca Blomquist, California Policy Director & Northern California Outreach Director for Small Business Majority on the governor’s May Revision
“We are happy to see solid investment in small businesses included in Governor Gavin Newsom’s revised budget proposal. Our recent national poll revealed that 32% of small business owners were unsure how long their business would survive without additional funding or other market changes.
New Poll: Small Business Owners Optimistic about Business Prospects but Challenged by Federal Relief Process
Poll finds that the majority of small businesses have been negatively impacted by inflation and supply chain disruptions; need additional assistance from federal programs to navigate financial threats
Washington, D.C. - As small businesses continue to recover from the financial impact of the pandemic, today, Small Business Majority released a survey that shows 65% of small business owners are optimistic about their business prospects but will need continued access to capital to mitigate possible threats to business continuity.
Nueva Encuesta: Empresarios Optimistas sobre los Prospectos Comerciales pero Desafiados por el Proceso de Alivio Federal
Encuesta encuentra que la mayoría de empresarios han sido negativamente impactados por la inflación y las interrupciones en la cadena de suministro; necesitan asistencia adicional de programas federales para navegar los riesgos financieros
Washington, D.C. - Mientras las pequeñas empresas siguen recuperándose de los impactos financieros de la pandemia, hoy, Small Business Majority, publicó una encuesta que demuestra que un 65% de propietarios de pequeñas empresas se sienten optimistas sobre sus prospectos comerciales, pero necesitarán acceso continuo al capital para mitigar las posibles amenazas a la continuidad comercial.
Statement from John Arensmeyer, Founder & CEO of Small Business Majority, on pay-fors for the Bipartisan COVID Supplemental Appropriations Act
“Small businesses across the country are still struggling to navigate the pandemic's impacts on their business and their employees. In fact, our recent polling found that nearly 4 in 10 small businesses say their revenue has declined since this time last year, and only half think their business will survive indefinitely without additional funding or market changes.
Fixing the ‘Family Glitch’ Is Important Step to Closing the Affordable Healthcare Coverage Gap for Small Businesses
Statement from John Arensmeyer, Founder & CEO of Small Business Majority, on Biden Harris Administration’s Proposed Rule to Fix Family Glitch and Lower Health Care Costs
"We are glad that the Biden Harris administration is taking steps to fix the so-called "family glitch" in the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This issue has plagued the small business community for years and has kept more than 5 million people from qualifying for subsidized healthcare plans and accessing cost-sharing reductions for marketplace coverage.