Trump: Main Street BOOMING Thanks to Tax Cut, Reform Law

Says small businesses are ready to grow

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Small-business confidence is surging in 2018 as optimism rises among small-business owners about the newly enacted tax-reform package, according to the latest CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey, released Tuesday.

The CNBC/SurveyMonkey Q1 Small Business Confidence Index saw an increase of five points, from 57 to 62, a record high and the largest quarter-to-quarter move the index has seen since CNBC and SurveyMonkey began measuring last year.

This is the first survey since President Donald Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law on December 22, 2017.

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