SBIA to House Leaders: Preserve QSBS Exclusion

The Qualified Small Business Stock framework encourages long-term investment in early-stage companies, helping them grow and create jobs. 

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 1, 2021) – The Small Business Investor Alliance (SBIA), the association for private equity funds investing in American small businesses, joined a coalition letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, urging policymakers to preserve the Qualified Small Business Stock (QSBS) exclusion that successfully bolsters investment in innovative small businesses and startups. As currently written, the Budget Reconciliation bill would diminish these incentives that are critical to helping draw long-term investment to early stage small businesses, enabling them to grow and create jobs.

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 About the Small Business Investor Alliance (SBIA)

The Small Business Investor Alliance (SBIA) is the premier organization of lower middle market private equity funds and investors. SBIA works on behalf of its members as a tireless advocate for policies that promote competitive markets and robust domestic investment for growing small businesses. SBIA has been playing a pivotal role in promoting the growth and vitality of the private equity industry for over 60 years. For more information, visit or call (202) 628-5055.

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