Business leaders: Federal tax changes mean potential opportunities in 2018

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January 05, 2018

The San Diego Union-Tribune
January 3, 2018
By Elizabeth Marie Himchak
The uncertainty of how new federal tax cuts will impact the area’s businesses and their customers is of utmost concern for 2018, according to local business leaders.
Despite the uncertainty, they are expressing an optimistic take on the changes, see this as a time for business owners to capitalize on financial opportunities and are planning programs to help their members make adjustments throughout the year.

“While I am optimistic about 2018, it will not be without its challenges,” said Rancho Bernardo Business Association President Debbie Kurth. “Although, the federal tax reform package and repeal of many federal regulations will take a while to sort out the implications, it should be seen as a positive for both taxpayers and the business community.

“With the stock market at an all-time high and consumer confidence on the rise, these are good indicators for business growth,” she said. “It is my hope that members of the Rancho Bernardo Business Association will also benefit.