The president asked corporate CEOs to weigh in. But what would small business owners say? We asked, and you answered.
The clock continues to tick down to January 1, the date on which the country is scheduled to go hurtling off the so-called fiscal cliff as severe tax increases and spending cuts kick in.
But by many accounts, there’s reason for optimism. A Friday meeting between President Obama and congressional leaders left both sides confident of reaching a solution in time. And last week, the CEOs of some of the country’s biggest corporations made progress in a meeting with Obama where they discussed how allowing the Bush tax cuts to expire and gutting government spending might impact the business world.
By Issie Lapowsky, INC