Supporting Local Business

Sen. Hoffman has worked tirelessly to pave the way for local businesses to thrive and expand, and to expand opportunities for businesses across the state. According to the Minnesota Secretary of State’s office, 800 new businesses have opened up shop in Brooklyn Park, Champlin and Coon Rapids in the last year. During the past three years, Sen. Hoffman has:

As a result of his work in the Minnesota Senate, the following business have made substantial expansions in our district:

Sen. Hoffman Unveils Next Generation Main Street Act to Help Small Businesses Thrive

Legislators unveiled a package of bills designed to eliminate bureaucratic red tape and simplify practices for Minnesota small business owners. Sen. John Hoffman (DFL-Champlin), a Senate author of the Next Generation Main Street Act says these initiatives will reduce costly audits, simplify tax filing for businesses, and make it easier for owners to transfer their businesses to a next generation owner.

“I hear from a lot of small business owners in my district about red tape and how fixing some of the bureaucratic headaches at the state level would free up a lot of time for them to focus on their actual business. We are trying to build an economy that works for everyone – and small business owners are the backbone of Minnesota’s economy; this package of bills is an acknowledgment of their hard work and contributions to our state,” said Sen. Hoffman.

The Next Generation Main Street Act includes the following:

Supporting Small Business Start-Ups & Entrepreneurs

Helping With Succession Planning

Streamlining Audits

Simplifying Tax Filing for Small Businesses

Business, Labor and the Economy

Unemployment Insurance Tax Cuts

Job Creating Tax Incentives