FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C., September 26, 2017 — The Coalition to Promote Independent Entrepreneurs applauds Representatives Diane Black (R-TN) and Elise Stefanik (R-NY) for introducing the Harmonization of Coverage Act of 2017, H.R. 3825. The bill will reduce the patchwork of different tests currently used to define the term employee for purposes of federal and state laws, by harmonization… Read more →
The Coalition submitted a statement for the record before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business, regarding The Sharing Economy: A Taxing Experience for New Entrepreneurs, Part I. Download full text here.
On June 16, 2015, the Coalition submitted a follow-up letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee, urging that the Congress not adopt the President’s funding request for an additional $10 million to the U. S. Department of Labor in FY2016 “for activities to… Read more →
In a May 20, 2015, letter to relevant Committee and Subcommittee Chairmen, the Coalition to Promote Independent Entrepreneurs urges that they not adopt a FY2016 budget proposal by President Obama to appropriate $10 million to the U.S. Department of Labor to fund a grant program “to reward states that have demonstrated a high level of performance or significant improvement at… Read more →
The Coalition submitted a statement for the record before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety, regarding Payroll Fraud: Targeting Bad Actors Hurting Workers and Businesses (5 pages, PDF format) Download full text here.