CNN Money: Buffett Rule would only hit 1% of small business owners

By Jose Pagliery
CNN Money, April 16, 2012

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- When it comes to small businesses and the Buffett Rule, it really is about the 99%. That is, it's likely that only 1% of small business owners would be directly affected by the latest proposal to raise taxes on the rich, according to data from the U.S. Treasury Department. ...

Three advocacy groups -- the American Sustainable Business Council, Main Street Alliance and Small Business Majority -- have come out in support of the Buffett Rule bill put forth by Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse. Their survey of [500] small businesses shows that 57% support forcing millionaires to pay a higher tax rate. ...

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