A majority of National Federation
of Independent Business (NFIB) members believe that simplifying the tax code
should be a top priority, according to results of a survey released Thursday.
Eight-five percent of NFIB members said Congress should fundamentally revise
the federal tax code in 2013; topping the list of complaints are arbitrary or
inconsistent tax preferences, constant change, and complexity. The sentiment
that spending cuts must take priority was overwhelming, with 81 percent
preferring spending cuts to tax increases. The full study can be found by clicking