Sunday, April 20, 2014
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

Business owners deserve support

The article “Davis Ace Owner Asks Employees to Vote for Romney” seems to me to have been published for the sake of making Jennifer Anderson look bad. That is unfair and unjust. She has every right to let her opinions be known. I was a small business owner in Davis for almost 20 years. I spent more that my fair share of time involved in Democratic Party politics. All of my employees knew my views.

If we are going to mend the huge divide in this country, we have to start listening to each other. There are legitimate reasons for so many business people to be Republicans. Taxes are not a simple issue for a business. Among other things, they can make cash flow difficult.

Mandated taxes already can add up to 25 percent onto a payroll. Record-keeping and tax collecting for the state adds more cost. I have never met anyone who was not a business owner who had any idea how hard it is to maintain the bottom line. In today’s economy, with more and more people shopping online, new taxes are a very real threat to local small business. We have already lost several wonderful, unique stores. It is hard to stay viable. Our business owners deserve our support even if they are Republicans.

During my years running The Farmers Wife Bakery, I spent time on the board of the Chamber and the Davis Downtown Business Association. Jennifer Anderson and I disagreed on many things. But I know her to be an honest, intelligent and creative businesswoman. We are very fortunate to have her and Davis Ace in our town.

Susan Brady

Davis

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