Posted on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 12:23 PM By Kinsey Cooper
President Barack Obama will be holding a summit Nov. 16 at the White House with congressional and corporate leaders to discuss the impending year-end tax increases and spending cuts, known as the fiscal cliff. In a Nov. 14 statement, ABC expressed concern over the troubling exclusion of small businesses from the summit.
Posted on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 2:40 PM By Donna Puglisi
Barbara Spyridakis, CEO of Thesis Painting, Springfield, Va., and Skip Wolfford, president and founder of David M. Wolfford & Son, Inc., Culpeper, Va., both members of ABC’s Virginia chapter, are featured in an advertisement that highlights the challenges small businesses face under President Barack Obama.
Posted on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 1:45 PM By Donna Puglisi
In advance of a Sept. 13 U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee hearing titled, “Adding to Uncertainty: Small Business’ Perspectives on the Tax Cliff,” ABC called for immediate bipartisan action to avert the looming year-end tax increases.
Posted on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 11:52 AM By Donna Puglisi
ABC is offering members a free webinar on Sept. 19 at 2 p.m. (ET) titled, “Managing Growth – Why Some Contractors Succeed and Others Fail.”
Posted on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 1:39 PM By Donna Puglisi
The U.S. Senate July 25 voted 51 to 48 to pass the Middle Class Tax Cut Act of 2012 (S. 3412), which, if enacted, would result in a massive tax increase on business income, capital investment and family succession. In addition, the Senate voted 45 to 54 against theABC-supported Hatch-McConnell Amendment to S. 3412 that would have forestalled the looming fiscal cliff facing America’s job creators.
Posted on Wednesday, December 7, 2011 11:53 AM By Donna Puglisi
ABC is joining more than 30 other organizations as part of the Stop the HIT Coalition to support the Jobs and Premium Protection Act (S. 1880), introduced Nov. 16 in the U.S. Senate, which would repeal the Health Insurance Tax (HIT) contained in Section 9010 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).
Posted on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 1:47 PM By Donna Puglisi
ABC Nov. 12 objected to a notice of proposed rulemaking from the Department of Labor (DOL) that would rescind the current methodology for establishing wage rates for H-2B temporary workers and replace it with a system emphasizing Davis-Bacon Act wage determinations.