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Graves Alerts Small Businesses to Another EPA Power Grab
April 23, 2014
House Small Business Committee Chairman Sam Graves (R-MO) today added a new proposed rule from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and United States Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to the Committee’s digital resource, Small Biz Reg Watch. The proposed rule broadens the scope of waters subject to the jurisdiction of the Clean Water Act (CWA), which has many small business owners and family farmers concerned. The EPA and the Corps are proposing to revise the definition of “waters of the Unit... More
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Graves' Statement on Tax Day and the Small Business Tax Burden
April 15, 2014
Small Business Committee Chairman Sam Graves (R-MO) today released the following statement on Tax Day and the effects of tax policies on small businesses: “Every year, the tax burden becomes more costly for America’s 28 million small businesses. The tax code is increasingly complicated and changes often. Most small businesses spend 40 hours or more preparing their taxes, and four out of ten businesses spend two full workweeks on compliance. That is a high cost in lost time and productivity for a... More
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Graves seeks to boost small-business contracting
April 14, 2014
Graves seeks to boost small-business contracting By Austin Wright, Politico In his latest bid to boost the federal government’s work with small busin... More
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Committee Urged to Attach Small Business Contracting Bills to DOD Annual Authorization » Contracting Bills
April 10, 2014
Committee Urged to Attach Small Business Contracting Bills to DOD Annual Authorization » Contracting Bills By Deborah Billings, Bloomberg Government M... More
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Complexity, Changing Language of Tax Code Plague Small Businesses, New Study Says» Contracting Bills
April 10, 2014
Complexity, Changing Language of Tax Code Plague Small Businesses, New Study Says» Contracting Bills By Marc Heller and Casey Wooten, Bloomberg Govern... More
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