NSBA and SBEA
applaud President Obama for signing this bill into law.
His departure left the NSBA and SBEA
boards with a significant challenge: to find a dynamic leader with institutional knowledge and exporting expertise.
According to SBEA
founder Malcolm Allen, "The growth of business lies on the Internet.
NSBA and SBEA
have worked tirelessly to ensure Ex-Im Bank continues to offer small - and mid-sized exporters critical financing, and applaud the Senators and Representatives who worked to ensure passage of the compromise language.
If you are an NSBA or SBEA
member who is searching for export financing, contact SBEA
at: firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll offer some guidance.
Now several major business groups, including SBEA
, are urging Congress and the new Administration to do more-especially for small business exporters.
On December 15, in a case brought by New York City against the State Board of Equalization and Assessment (SBEA
), Justice Stanley Parness nullified rates for two years as having been arbitrarily set.
On April 17, the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee held a hearing entitled: "Export-Import Bank Reauthorization: Saving American Jobs and Supporting American Exporters." Sonya Kostadinova, a board member of the Small Business Exporters Association (SBEA
)--the international trade arm of NSBA--testified before the committee on behalf of NSBA/SBEA.
worked closely with the Commerce Department on this revised fee initiative, and commends the Department for its leadership.
The tax rate was changed expressly because the State Board of Equalization and Assessment (SBEA
) data created an extreme rise in residential and utility assessments, even while dropping commercial ones.
Recently, NSBA and its international trade arm, the Small Business Exporters Association (SBEA
), sent a letter to House leadership urging their prompt action to reauthorize and increase the lending cap-to $135 billion-on Ex-Im Bank.