Congressman

Vern Buchanan
Helping Florida’s Small Businesses
“SMALL BUSINESSES ARE VITAL to creating jobs and growing our economy. I’m working hard in Washington to get small businesses the support they need to thrive.” — Congressman Buchanan

SMALL BUSINESS SURVEY
Visit buchanan.house.gov/survey and tell me what you think. 1. Do you own a small business? o Yes o No 2. Should tax relief for small businesses be a top priority in Congress? o Yes o No o Undecided 3. Do you think small businesses have sufficient access to capital? o Yes o No o Undecided o YES, I would like to receive e-mail updates from Congressman Buchanan. E-mail: __________________________________________________________ Please print clearly. Your e-mail address will not be shared with anyone.
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Vern Talks to SBA Chief About Helping Small Businesses
I recently spoke with Karen Mills, head of the Small Business Administration (SBA) about my proposal providing tax incentives to help create jobs and grow the economy. Ms. Mills expressed support for the provisions in my bill offering targeted assistance to small businesses in the form of capital gains and investment tax relief.

Small Banks Talk to Vern About Lending and Job Creation
Community bankers from southwest Florida have assured me that they are working to provide capital to creditworthy small businesses.This should be a high priority to restore growth. As the former Chairman of the Florida Chamber of Commerce, I know making capital available so that small businesses can expand and create jobs is vital.

C O N TA C T CO N G R E S S M A N VERN B UCHANAN
Sarasota Office 235 N. Orange Avenue Suite 201 Sarasota, FL 34236 (941) 951-6643 Bradenton Office 2424 Manatee Avenue West Suite 104 Bradenton, FL 34205 (941) 747-9081 Washington, DC Office 218 Cannon HOB Washington, DC 20515 (202) 225-5015
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Vern discusses his “Job Creation Act of 2010” with constituents.

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Small Business Forum April 19 In Sarasota
Please join me and special guest Congressman Kurt Schrader, (D-Oregon), chairman of the Subcomittee on Finance and Tax, at a Small Business Committee field hearing on April 19. A panel of experts will discuss ways to make capital more available for small businesses. The event is free of charge, but space is limited. Please RSVP by calling (941) 951-6643.

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