Chairwoman Foxx Highlights CFA Day Forum

The CFA is excited to announce its keynote speaker at the 2017 CFA Day Forum on March 15 will be Chairwoman Virginia Foxx of North Carolina.  A great friend of small business, Foxx represents North Carolina’s 5th congressional district and is the new chair of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. The committee…

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CFA Lobby Day and Forum Registration Open

The annual CFA event on Capitol Hill in Washington DC on March 15 – 16, 2017 at the Capitol Hill Hotel, is shaping up as another exceptional program. The day will begin with an opening address and an Attorney Roundtable with many of the premier franchisee attorneys in the country speaking on a number of…

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CFA Lobby Day and Forum Registration Open

The annual CFA event on Capitol Hill in Washington DC on March 15 – 16, 2017 at the Capitol Hill Hotel, is shaping up as another exceptional program. The day will begin with an opening address and an Attorney Roundtable with many of the premier franchisee attorneys in the country speaking on a number of…

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CFA Lobby Day and Forum Registration Open

The annual CFA event on Capitol Hill in Washington DC on March 15 – 16, 2017 at the Capitol Hill Hotel, is shaping up as another exceptional program. The day will begin with an opening address and an Attorney Roundtable with many of the premier franchisee attorneys in the country speaking on a number of…

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CFA Lobby Day and Forum Registration Open

The annual CFA event on Capitol Hill in Washington DC on March 15 – 16, 2017 at the Capitol Hill Hotel, is shaping up as another exceptional program. The day will begin with an opening address and an Attorney Roundtable with many of the premier franchisee attorneys in the country speaking on a number of…

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IRS Hears from Franchising on Estate Tax Change

Today was the formal deadline for submission of comments on the proposed new Internal Revenue Service regulations curbing valuation discounts currently in place.  We hope many of you submitted comments as the proposed change can be devastating to your estate plans, but know that through the Coalition of Franchisee Associations, we’ve got the issue covered. …

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Drive-by Lawsuit Hearing

It may be a while before we see real reform on one of the Coalition of Franchisee Association’s (CFA) top priorities, but at least we’ve begun the process.  The House Judiciary’s Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice last week held a public hearing on the Americans with Disabilities Education and Reform Act (HR. 3765). …

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Congress To Hear Testimony on “drive-by Lawsuits”

It was one of the key talking points highlighted by the Coalition of Franchisee Associations at the organizations Lobby Day back in March, and now the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice will hold a hearing on the ADA Education and Reform Act (HR3765).  The committee will take testimony in a public…

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CFA Day Forum

Those of you who would like to attend the 2016 CFA Day Forum March 17&18 at the Hyatt Regency in Washington DC must register for the event by the close of business today in order to ensure a scheduled visit with your own representatives in Congress.  The Hill visits take weeks to schedule and confirm…

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CFA Day Forum

Time is of the essence for those planning to attend the 2016 CFA Day Forum March 17&18 at the Hyatt Regency in Washington DC as the CFA room block will expire next Tuesday! Until then, registrants for the Forum can get rooms at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill for only $299/night, a great price for…

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