Many small businesses like mine, on the brink of going under, will not be able to pay the additional fees. Small businesses employ over 50 percent of the private- sector work force, and we are the backbone of our economy. Instead of giving us room to grow, we are being hit with yet another unfair, hidden tax.
If the government keeps targeting small businesses, we will be joining the ranks of the unemployed rather than maintaining our traditional roles as employers. There is a bill in Congress that aims to repeal this new tax. “The Jobs and Premium Protection Act” would repeal the tax and stop it from harming small business. I hope our elected officials will support this bill for the good of companies here in Indiana and across the country.