Champion the SMB Tech Entrepreneur
Small and medium-sized businesses are the lifeblood of the national economy. SMBs employ over 50 percent of the country’s private sector workforce and hire 43 percent of high-tech workers, such as scientists, engineers and computer workers. Yet, when national policy is debated, the interests of SMBs are not always understood. The voice of the tech SMB needs to be heard in Washington, D.C.
- A tax code that is fair for information technology SMBs
- Permanent enactment of the R&E tax credit for small businesses that bases the credit against wages
- Tax reform that does not adversely impact small pass-through entities
- Inclusion of compliance simplification for small businesses in tax reform
- Permanent extension of Section 179 small business expensing at 2011 levels
- 100% exclusion for capital gains on small business stock should be made permanent
- Simplicity and fairness in interstate taxation legislation
- Small business exemption within remote sellers legislation
- Reintroduction and passage of the "Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2011"
- Reintroduction and passage of the "Business Activity Tax Simplification Act of 2011"
- Equal access to government contracting opportunities
- Repeal of the "two or more" requirement for the Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program into parity with other federal contracting programs.