Letter: Anti-business tax code stifling economic growth

Kurt Luidhardt


To the editor:

The National Federation of Independent Business reported recently that small-business optimism around the country took a dive in February. It fell to a level usually associated with recessions and below-average growth.

This should be a wake-up call for Congress to enact real tax reform because there is no greater contributor to a small-business owner’s bleak outlook than the prospect of paying ever-increasing taxes. I should know. I own a small business, and my hiring is constantly inhibited by our complex and anti-business tax code. If small businesses like mine slow their hiring, then all bets are off for this “recovery.”

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