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Washington, DC (February 13, 2018) A recent report in Bloomberg by Vince Golle stated that optimism in small companies across the United States rose more than expected in January, crediting a portion of this boost in confidence to historic tax reform.

Record Number of U.S. Small-Business Owners Say It's a Good Time to Expand
By Vince Golle

"Optimism among small companies in the U.S. rose more than forecast in January, fueled by a record number of owners who said now was a good time to expand…

"One in five small companies said they plan to boost hiring, unchanged from the prior month, as finding qualified workers remains problematic and underscores a tight job market…

"The new tax law ‘produced the most recent boost to small-business optimism,' NFIB's William Dunkelberg and Holly Wade said in a report. ‘And federal government-related cost pressures continue to abate, offering a more supportive business climate for small firms…'"

Read the full article in Bloomberg here.

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