Small Businesses

Simpson Urges Vote on Extending Tax Cuts

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“All taxpaying Americans have benefited from marriage penalty relief, increased child tax credits, and a reduced tax burden on their income and their investments,” said Simpson. “Right now American families are struggling to make ends meet and small businesses are facing the possibility of laying off employees or closing their doors, and I simply don’t believe that a huge tax increase on families and job creators is the best way to get our economy growing again.” Read more »

Simpson Signs Discharge Petition for H.R. 5141

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“This requirement must be repealed,” said Simpson. “During these difficult economic times, we should not be creating new unnecessary, expensive and burdensome regulations on small businesses that they cannot afford. We should repeal this provision and instead focus on promoting measures that would encourage small businesses to grow and create jobs.” Read more »

Simpson Cosponsors Legislation to Provide Estate Tax Relief

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“The estate tax hits farm families especially hard, and I have consistently supported efforts to permanently repeal or reduce the impact of this burdensome, unfair tax,” said Simpson. “Throughout their lives, people pay sales tax, property tax, and income tax on their assets. Paying Uncle Sam again should not be part of the grieving process.” Read more »

Simpson Supports Passage of Small Business Bill

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“Although Republicans and Democrats unfortunately find little to agree on these days, we all agree that small businesses play an absolutely crucial role in our economy,” said Simpson. “They enhance innovation, enrich communities, provide jobs, and will lead the way out of this recession.” Read more »

Boise City Club

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Yesterday, I spoke to the Boise City Club with my seatmate, Congressman Walt Minnick. It was a Q & A forum and we answered a variety of questions. Several media outlets covered the story and I’ve provided the links below if you would like to learn more. Boise State Radio Idaho Statesman, Dan Popkey Idaho Statesman, Our View Boise Weekly Read more »