No businesses hire because they just want to create jobs. They hire when demand for their products/services exceed their output capacity. Hence, the consumers are the true job creators.
And you're out of your mind if you think most business owners make over $250K per year. You're taxed on NET income, not gross receipts. Most businesses fail, and during that time in which they're operating, they're bleeding red. They have no tax liability anyway.
There was a time when Amazon.com was losing so much money per quarter some analysts believed they would never achieve profitability. Did you forget how many companies that IPOed in the late 1990s with absolutely zero earnings went BK within a year?