In 2018, small business owners are celebrating tax and regulatory reform and a gangbusters economy.
NFIB’s Small Business Optimism Index declined to 104.9 in December, but 2017 remained the strongest year of the Index yet with an average of 104.8.
“2017 was the most remarkable year in the 45-year history of the NFIB Optimism Index. With a massive tax cut this year, accompanied by significant regulatory relief, we expect very strong growth, millions more jobs, and higher pay for Americans,” said NFIB president and CEO Juanita Duggan.
In her Condition of the State address, Gov. Kim Reynolds said the state was “strong.” “These successes are not by accident,” she said. “Thanks to the strong leadership of this legislature, last year was the most pro-jobs session in decades!