NFIB Calls for REPEAL of Employer Assessment & DEFEAT of Health Care Tax BillNational Federation of Independent Business/Vermont (NFIB/VT) has consistently urged the legislature to be mindful of the financial consequences being placed on small businesses. We believe that lawmakers must bring spending in line with the growth of our economy. Vermont cannot sustain 5 percent growth in spending year-after-year when our economy is growing at less than 3 percent.
Health Care - $90 Million Payroll Tax & Increased Employer AssessmentGov. Shumlin proposes to raise $90 million via a .7% payroll tax so that his administration can lower health insurance premiums by 5% over what they would have otherwise increased.