AFE believes that regulation can hurt entrepreneurs. Regulatory compliance exerts a disproportionately large burden on small companies because the fixed costs of adhering to rules can be spread out over more revenue in large firms than in small ones. AFE understands the struggle that entrepreneurs face growing their businesses and advocates for the entrepreneur at the federal level.

AFEUSA Advocates for Resources for Small Businesses

Two thirds of jobs in the United States exist because of entrepreneurs that started small businesses. Millions of Americans across the nation are dependent on small businesses for jobs, and small businesses are dependent on access to funding. Availability of funding...

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Regulations Cost Businesses and Consumers Trillions

Over the past several years federal legislators have added a large number of regulations that apply to small businesses. There are more regulations placed on small businesses today than ever before. The increase of regulations placed on businesses can hurt the...

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Advocates for Small Business in Six Key Areas

With the United States President changing, afeUSA wanted to align our advocacy efforts with the areas that the President is most likely to make change. This way, we are ensuring that our members are being heard and considered as policy change is being made rather than...

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Antitrust Issues

The Federal Trade Commission exists so that it can prevent business monopolies and promote competition among businesses. This competition helps businesses provide the best quality goods at the lowest possible prices to customers, while encouraging innovation and...

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