How will raising taxes on large corporations not affect small businesses making less than 250K a year?
Where do small businesses get their goods and supplies? From larger corporations.
What will happen to the prices of these goods and supplies when the corporate tax rate is raised? They will go up, directly affecting the small business owner.
How will the small business owner adjust to paying higher prices? They will raise their prices becoming less competitive and lose customers, cut their employee base or close (lose) their businesses.
In a bad economy, why would you want to do something that will directly affect the small businesses that employ 60 to 80 million people?