1st Congressional District 2018 Business Survey

All names of individuals and businesses will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared unless explicitly allowed by you. Congress is not covered by Public Information Act Requests and this information will be kept confidential.

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* 1. Name

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* 2. Company

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* 3. Address

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* 4. Phone

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* 5. Email

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* 6. How many full time/ year round employees do you have?

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* 7. Part Time?

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* 8. Seasonal?

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* 9. What type of business:

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* 10. When looking at sales for the next 12 months do you plan for them to:

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* 11. How is your profit expected to change in the next 12 months?

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* 12. How will general business conditions be in your City/ County over the next 12 months?

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* 13. How will general business conditions be in the U.S. over the next 12 months?

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* 14. How will your business’s level of employment change in the next 12 months?

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* 15. What is your biggest obstacle in hiring employees? (Mark all that apply)

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* 16. Would a guest worker program improve your ability to hire?

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* 17. Do you currently have unfilled job openings?

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* 18. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was passed in December and it significantly reduced taxes on corporations, LLC’s, sole proprietorships, and individuals. Have you seen:

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* 19. Has the change in the tax law caused you to re-evaluate your business operations in any of the following areas?

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* 20. The 115th Congress has focused on reducing federal regulatory burdens on employers. Have you seen a reduction in regulatory burden from the Federal Government?

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* 21. The State of California has increased taxes and fees on many items. Have those taxes changed the way you view Federal Tax Cuts?

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* 22. The State of California continues to increase regulations on businesses in the State. Have those regulations reduced profitability

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* 23. Do you feel that the state of California’s unique laws, regulations, or taxes impede your business's investment, hiring, etc?

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* 24. If the State of California reduced regulations and taxes would you hire additional employees?

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* 25. Will you allow Congressman LaMalfa to publicly utilize your name, business, and answers?

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* 26. What additional information would you like Congressman LaMalfa to know?

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* 27. If you could change one federal item that would improve your business, what would it be?

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* 28. Do you want to be contacted by a senior staff member?

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