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Tag Archives: Taxes
For the second time in recent months, governors from other states have visited New York to promote the advantages of working and living elsewhere. Earlier this year, Texas Governor Rick Perry announced that the Lone Star State is Wide Open … Continue reading
Great news for New York’s family farms! Today, Governor Cuomo announced that he has signed the legislation capping the annual agriculture assessment! Below is our statement… “By signing the cap on agriculture assessments, Governor Cuomo has sent a strong message … Continue reading
Another study, another last place finish for New York. Or perhaps, the more things change, the more they stay the same. Either way, recent weeks in Albany have seen a laser like focus on New York’s substantial tax burden. We … Continue reading
Recent weeks have seen both Governor Cuomo and the State Senate express interest in reducing New York’s staggering tax burden. That’s encouraging and long overdue. When you consider the facts, tax reform should have been a priority in Albany long … Continue reading
On Wednesday I had the pleasure of testifying before the State Senate on the timely topic of tax reform in New York. At this hearing, NFIB/NY recommended a ten-point plan to drastically reduce the tax burden on small business. Below … Continue reading
After gains in April and May, small business confidence sputtered in June as NFIB’s monthly economic Index dropped just under a point (0.9) and landed at 93.5, a crisis of confidence among job creators. I have written before about the inability of … Continue reading
I have the absolute privilege of representing almost 11,o00 small businesses across New York. This is not something I take lightly. I know many small business owners personally both within and outside the NFIB membership and always make a point … Continue reading
Brace yourself. Here comes National Small Business Week. Originally a celebration to honor those of you who truly built your own businesses, this annual praise-fest is often hijacked by politicians who care little about what you do. Just listen closely … Continue reading
Perception is a powerful tool when it comes to a state’s business climate. Making Michigan attractive for new investment – and encouraging businesses already located here to stay put – is a deliberative and dynamic process. Michigan’s recent, positive steps … Continue reading