Swipe Fee Cap Safe in House, For Now

When talking about legislation at the federal, state or local level, victories can be fleeting and the old adage about not counting your chickens until they hatch comes into play. Such is the case currently with the Financial CHOICE Act of 2017 in the US House of Representatives. On Wednesday evening, House Republican leadership agreed to…

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AAFD To Honor CFA’s Keith Miller

The American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD) will be celebrating its 25th Anniversary Franchisee Leadership Summit from April 30 – May 3 at the Indian Wells Resort & Spa in Indian Wells, California. At the event’s Franchising Awards banquet and gala on Tuesday, May 2, the organization will present Coalition of Franchisee Association (CFA)…

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Florida Bill Clears First Hurdle

Good news came out of Tallahassee earlier this week with the Senate Committee on Regulated Industries voting favorably on the Protect Florida Small Business Act (SB 750). The 7-2 vote came at the conclusion of the public hearing (SB 750 discussion begins at 19:00 minute mark +/-) on the proposal that was sponsored by Senator…

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CFA Lobby Day and Forum Rescheduled

The Coalition of Franchisee Associations has announced that the CFA Lobby Day and Forum in Washington DC has been rescheduled for October 25-26 and they’ve kept the same great programming. An updated schedule of events is available with the event beginning with a congressional reception on Wednesday, October 25, followed by a day on the…

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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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