SBAC Blog: Marketplace Fairness Act Levels the Playing Field for Small Businesses


SBAC Blog: Marketplace Fairness Act Levels the Playing Field for Small Businesses


SBAC CEO Elliot Richardson blogs about the Marketplace Fairness Act, federal legislation supported by the SBAC.

The legislation co-sponsored by US Senator Dick Durbin will allow our local businesses to compete with larger companies outside Illinois, whose customers are not burdened with the Illinois sales tax. Moreover, this legislation will raise approximately a billion dollars in revenue for Illinois without raising taxes. That revenue would be extremely valuable to Illinois, which struggles with fiscal concerns that include rising taxes and underfunded government programs.

Head over to the SBAC Blog to read more about how small businesses will benefit from the Marketplace Fairness Act.