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NEW ADVOCATES

Les Davies has joined the Office of Advocacy as the small business advocate for Region 5. 

In his new role, Davies will be the direct link between the region’s small business owners, state and local government agencies, state legislators, small business associations and the Office of Advocacy of the SBA...

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ON THE BLOG

IRS Announces that it will Review whether to Rescind or Modify Estate Valuation Proposed Regulations as Part of the Agency’s Effort to Identify and Alleviate Burdensome Tax Regulations by Dillon Taylor, Assistant Chief Counsel

Advocacy Visits Product Safety Testing Labs by Rebecca Krafft, Senior Editor

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NEXT

EVENT

Please join us for our next Regional Regulatory Reform Roundtable events. Register here:

St. Louis, Missouri, Sept. 12
Overland Park, Kansas, Sept. 14 

See our next newsletter for Kentucky and Ohio event coverage.

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RECENT STUDIES

ISSUE BRIEF, AUGUST 2017


"Interest Rates and Non-Bank Lending to Small Businesses," part of our Alternative Finance Series, explores the ongoing challenge for small businesses in obtaining access to capital.


REGULATORY NEWS

COMMENT LETTERS

Read Advocacy's latest comment letters.

REGULATORY ALERTS

Read Advocacy's latest regulatory alerts.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: WHAT PERCENT OF FIRMS ARE FRANCHISES?

A: Overall, 2.9 percent of firms are franchises.

Q: WHAT PERCENT OF FIRMS ARE HOME-BASED?

A: The share of businesses that are home-based has remained relatively constant over the past decade, at about 50 percent of all firms.

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