INFOGRAPHIC: A Building Tidal Wave of Regulations

Date: July 20, 2016

4 ways the small business regulatory burden has gotten out of control.

The first federal register was issued in 1936, and to be sure, there have been important government regulations enacted that keep the public safe and provide various protections. But somewhere along the way, things got out of hand. Really out of hand.

Sensible, protective measures turned into bureaucratic overreach and layers of red tape that are often unnecessary, as well as time-consuming and costly to comply with. For small business owners especially, the ever-increasing number and scope of regulations creates an unstable business environment. This infographic looks at the untenable growth of regulations over time. 

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