Greater Lowell Chamber

What You Need to Know About the 2018 Ballot Questions

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Name: What You Need to Know About the 2018 Ballot Questions
Date: June 14, 2018
Time: 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM EDT
Event Description:

Join members of the Greater Lowell, Middlesex West and Nashoba Valley with our guest speaker - Chris Carlozzi of NFIB - to learn what you need to know about the 2018 ballot questions.

Costs Mounting for Massachusetts Small Businesses
 
For Massachusetts small businesses, 2018 is shaping up to be an expensive year. Between new taxes to help the state defray the cost of a ballooning MassHealth budget and a collection of cost increasing ballot initiatives slated for the November ballot, small business owners have reason for concern.
 
However, being well-aware of the new legislative proposals on the horizon is the first step in helping make a difference. Learn how to ensure your elected-officials are aware of how these proposals will impact your small business and your ability to create new jobs.
 
Join us for an update on the following:

  • EMAC – What is the new tax? And will it go away?
  • $15 Minimum Wage – How is Massachusetts an outlier?
  • Paid Family and Medical Leave – A $1 billion tax on employers AND workers.
  • Income Tax Surcharge – Did you know the so-called millionaire’s tax impacts pass-thru small businesses?
  • Sales Tax Rollback – A ballot question to benefit the business community.

Learn about these policies that will no-doubt impact your business!

The Greater Lowell Chamber’s mission is to provide opportunities for our members through education, marketing, networking and advocacy.

 
This event features opportunities through education and advocacy.
Location:
Westford Regency
219 Littleton Road
Westford, MA 01886
Contact Information:
Please RSVP to Emma Brooks
Fees/Admission:
This event is free to attend, RSVP required.
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