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Fiscal Responsibility

The Society of American Florists advocates legislation and policies that promote economic vitality and a healthy business environment in the United States.  Without such an environment, it is difficult for small businesses to compete, grow and provide jobs and other economic benefits to local communities.

SAF supports fiscally responsible budgeting and believes that recipients of federal funds should be held responsible for using those funds wisely.  SAF believes the federal government should avoid deficit spending and should be more responsible in reducing the federal deficit.

In addition, SAF strongly supports tax relief that assists the small business owner while acknowledging that tax relief needs to be balanced by spending offsets.  Finally, SAF supports technical changes to the Internal Revenue Service code, which will help promote the health and well-being of small businesses.

Keywords: floral legislation, government relations, fiscal responsiblity, florist business