October 19, 2011
October 19, 2011
Press Release below by Congressman Greg Walden
WASHINGTON, D.C. —…[I]n letters to Oregon’s job creators this week, Rep. Walden is asking, “What stands in the way of you creating one more job?” He will highlight some of the submitted ideas in speeches on the floor of the House of Representatives in the coming weeks so his colleagues can hear what Oregonians think about how we can get private sector jobs going again…
“What will it take for you to be able to create one more job? What are some ideas you have about how to reform the tax code and cut unnecessary government red tape?” Rep. Walden is asking.
Rep. Walden wants to hear from you: what would allow you to create one more job? Go to his website at http://walden.house.gov and send him your ideas about how to get Oregon working again.
“This year, I’ve joined my colleagues in the House in writing and passing legislation to empower small business owners by repealing unnecessary government regulations, fixing the tax code to help job creators, encouraging entrepreneurship and growth, and paying down America’s unsustainable debt burden,” Rep. Walden said.
For example, Rep. Walden strongly supported the successful repeal of the burdensome “1099 requirement” that would have required businesses to complete 1099 tax forms for most business-to-business transactions above $600 in a calendar year.
He also voted in the House to empower small business owners and ensure that federal agencies are not implementing duplicative or unachievable burdens on small businesses, such as the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act (H.R. 872), the Energy Tax Prevention Act (H.R. 910), and the EPA Regulatory Relief Act (Boiler MACT, H.R. 2250).
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