SBAM的立法 议程


SBAM’s proactive policy agenda gives policymakers direction and insight from Michigan small business owners. These tenets represent our approach to creating an environment of success for small business.

小企业需要人 企业需要具备合适技能的人才来满足他们的需求

〇“人需要地方” People need communities that are growing and present a high 质量 of life to them

地方需要小企业 我们的社区需要小企业保持繁荣




We acknowledge that there will always be regulations meant to provide a level playing field, 为了保护国家和公民. 然而, 过度监管扼杀了创新, 限制增长,给小企业带来负担.

  • 制定的业务规则应该是一致的, 容易理解, 并且允许容易遵守.
  • The government should not set or limit prices businesses can charge or control the benefits and wages agreed to between businesses and their employees.
  • New or amended rules or mandates should be handled through the normal law or rulemaking process, 包括公开听证会. 另外, changes should include and consider a cost-benefit analysis and detail the steps taken to reduce the impact on small businesses.
  • The government should not limit the ability of entrepreneurs to start 和成长 their businesses as independent contractors or use independent contractors.


总的来说,小企业是密歇根州最大的就业提供者. SBAM supports an economic gardening approach to economic development – focusing on creating a great environment for businesses that are already here, 而不仅仅是吸引新的企业. 密歇根应该是最好的起点 和成长 不分规模或行业的企业.

  • Large-scale economic development incentive projects should include plans to deal with workforce, 住房, 照顾孩子, 这些项目可能会加剧基础设施方面的挑战.
  • 扩大高速互联网接入.
  • Increase focus in developing economic development initiatives for entrepreneurship 和成长ing second-stage companies already located in Michigan.
  • Support expanded access to skilled trades and community college education with programs such as Going Pro and Michigan Reconnect.
  • 实施积极的小企业国家采购政策.
  • 继续支持纯粹密歇根旅游和商业发展活动.
  • Support Line 5, which delivers critical energy infrastructure that we all rely on every day.


税 are necessary to fund the government’s efforts to create an environment of safety and opportunity for all citizens. Unnecessarily high or complex taxes on the other hand dampen the entrepreneurial spirit and stifle economic growth. 纳税人的钱应该用在有效率和有效的方式, 为纳税人提供真正的价值. Michigan should aim to have a simple yet equitable taxation system that promotes economic growth while cultivating an environment friendly to entrepreneurs and innovation.

  • Strive to be ranked a top 10 state so that small businesses can compete effectively in a national and global marketplace.
  • Income taxes should not be imposed on an individual, or business income, more than once.
  • 营业税应该很简单, 有竞争力的, 而且可预测,可以提前计划开支
  • Small business owners often rely on the sale of their business as a core part of their retirement. 税收待遇应该与其他类型的退休收入相当.
  • Real estate should be assessed on the true cash value in strict accordance with constitutional uniformity requirements.
  • 企业间的交易应继续免征销售税.


Steps must be taken to reduce the growing expense of health care and therefore the growing cost of health insurance. 政府应该寻找帮助企业控制的创新方法, 不添加到, 雇员健康保险费用.

  • Employee health care benefits should remain a negotiable issue between employee and employer.
  • Small businesses should be able to band together to create their own risk pools and organize under the same set of rules and laws that larger companies and unions do.
  • 医疗费用应该更加透明, 让企业主和员工了解成本, 质量, 还有可用的选项.
  • Mandates that result in increased costs that will reduce the ability of small businesses to offer health care to their employees should be opposed.


密歇根州要实现增长,企业和劳动力之间的合作至关重要. Government should refrain from interfering in the relationship between employees and employers. Workers should have the right to work without being forced to join or contribute to a third-party organization.

  • Any legislation that interferes with the at-will relationship between employees and employers should be opposed.
  • Government rules surrounding the use of independent contractors should not hinder the ability of small businesses to do business in the manner that best suits them.
  • Encourage review and removal of bureaucratic burdens that limit childcare options for employers and employees.
  • Support policies that eliminate barriers to employment for returning citizens and promote safe and thriving communities
  • 支持残疾人就业途径.
  • The federal immigration system must be flexible enough to address the needs of businesses while protecting the interests of workers.


For Michigan’s economy to thrive, our education system must prepare students for the workplace. The education we provide should be focused on skills needed to compete in today’s economy while also providing 质量, 素质教育.

  • Support educational programs that more closely match education to required job skills.
  • 加强对学生毕业率和就业能力的问责制.
  • Support last-dollar in tuition-free community college programs that are not tied to tax increases.
  • Promote programs such as Going Pro that award employers for assisting in training and developing newly hired employees.
  • 支持启动密歇根联盟协商的教育改革框架, 包括充足的资金, 提高透明度, 和问责制. 查看框架


住房 shortages have hindered the ability of Michigan’s small businesses to attract and retain talent. SBAM支持采纳和实施MSHDA全州住房计划(可以在这里),以达致以下目标:

  • 超过75,000个新建或修复的房屋单位包括:
    • 39000多个可负担出租单位.
    • 超过21,500个市价单位(自置居所及出租).
    • 为中低收入家庭提供13,500多个拥有住房的机会.
    • 1000多套劳动力住房.
    • 稳定10万户以上住房.
  • 显著缩小无家可归者的平等差距 和住房.
  • 努力使无家可归成为罕见的、短暂的和一次性的.
  • 15,000+ households increase home energy efficiency and make weatherization improvements.