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President and Congress repeal small business reporting requirement.

Press Release Summary:

April 18, 2011 - After President Obama signed H.R.4, the Small Business Paperwork Mandate Elimination Act, NAM Senior VP for Policy and Government Relations, Aric Newhouse, issued a statement of support. According to Newhouse, manufacturers are pleased that this costly reporting requirement is no longer a threat to their bottom line. NAM appreciates that Congress and the Administration listened to manufacturers' concerns and fixed this unnecessary requirement from the health care bill.

National Association of Manufacturing - Washington, DC

Original Press Release

President and Congress Repeal Burdensome Reporting Requirement for Manufacturers

Press release date: April 15, 2011

Costly Provision on Job Creators Eliminated after President Signs 1099 Repeal Washington, D.C., - National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Senior Vice President for Policy and Government Relations Aric Newhouse issued the following statement after President Obama signed into law H.R.4, the Small Business Paperwork Mandate Elimination Act: "Manufacturers are pleased that this costly reporting requirement is no longer a threat to their bottom line. We appreciate that Congress and the Administration listened to manufacturers' concerns and fixed this unnecessary requirement from the health care bill. Since businesses of all sizes were already incurring costs to comply with the new rule, we are relieved that no more time passed. It is an important step toward a pro-growth climate that supports jobs and innovation. Manufacturers look forward to working with Congress and the Administration on other issues that promote job creation and increase competitiveness in the global marketplace." The National Association of Manufacturers is the largest manufacturing association in the United States, representing manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. Manufacturing has a presence in every single congressional district providing good, high-paying jobs. For more information about the Manufacturers or to follow us on Shopfloor, Twitter and Facebook, please visit www.nam.org.

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