NFIB is the leading advocate for small business owners, with offices in Washington, D.C., and every state capital. Our mission is to defend the right of small business owners to run their businesses without undue government interference and to advance public policies that promote their success. We proudly represent hundreds of thousands of members nationwide from every industry and sector. And we are the only major business organization whose policies and positions are established by the members directly, not by executive staff or the Board of Directors. That’s what makes us credible, widely respected and effective.
Elected officials constantly debate raising, reducing or reforming taxes, and the effects on small businesses are profound. NFIB analyzes current tax law... Learn More
The cost and quality of health insurance, not to mention its complexity, is a top concern for small business owners. NFIB advocates for further reform... Learn More
The well-financed and influential labor union agenda often has serious implications for small business owners. NFIB makes public both sides of the debate... Learn More
Regulations pose an enormous burden on small business. NFIB analyzes proposed regulations and represents small business before the Congress, media and enforcement... Learn More
Farmers face many issues that are typical to small business, but they also have unique challenges. NFIB is proud to serve these members... Learn More
Energy laws and regulations proposed to protect the environment often have big consequences for small business owners. NFIB provides balance in the debate... Learn More
Because small business provides the majority of U.S. jobs, public policy that affects small business also affects the economy. NFIB ensures members are represented... Learn More
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NFIB's Legislative Priorities for the 114th Congress
Gov. Shumlin proposes to raise $90 million via a .7% payroll tax so that his administration can lower health insurance premiums...
H.R. 2575 would replace the new 30-hour per week full-time or full-time equivalent (FTE) employee definition in the PPACA with ...
NFIB supports permanent increases to Section 179 expensing limits.
NFIB is fighting to stop this regulatory land-grab.
This legislation would codify and strengthen commonsense regulatory reforms already in place.
Push back efforts to extend Connecticut’s paid family leave law to employers with fewer than 50 employees. While Connecticut...
This issue will be back with a vengeance in the 2015 legislative session; a proposal that paid leave for full and part-time emp...
Tell Congress to Support H.R. 3
Environmental Protection Agency Regulations
NFIB supports mandatory sanctions for lawyers who bring frivolous lawsuits.
NFIB is fighting both in Congress and the courts to make sure the NLRB fulfills its original mission to be an impartial moderat...
Advocacy and Elections Coverage for Small Business: NFIB. Find policy updates and analysis to understand what matters to small businesses nationally and on the state level.