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“It’s not just unfair; it’s holding the whole economy back”

Writing in Monday’s Herald-Sun, our Jon Pritchett makes the case for federal tax reform to help small business.

I know firsthand how much small businesses would do with the kind of tax relief the president supports. I’ve owned and managed several small businesses in the sports industry. I know that small business is as important a part of American industry as it is a part of everyday life on Main Street. Right now, business owners everywhere are busy doing what all small businesses want to do: Attempting to grow operations to reach that next level of productivity. It’s a tough job, but the biggest challenge – those burdensome tax rates – is the easiest to surmount, if Congress delivers on its promises to small businesses nationwide.

Congress and the president should look to North Carolina for how to get tax reform right.

Donna Martinez / VP of Marketing and Communications

Donna came to the John Locke Foundation in January 2003 after freelance writing for Carolina Journal and contributing to projects for the North Carolina Education Alliance. He...

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