While much of the Capitol Hill tax policy discussion has happened on the House side, this week, the Senate Finance Committee stepped to the plate with a hearing that examined the challenges and prospects of comprehensive tax reform. The Committee also considered the nomination of a key player in the process – Assistant Secretary of […]
Ahead of today’s House Ways & Means Hearing, “How Tax Reform Will Help America’s Small Businesses Grow and Create New Jobs,” National Taxpayers Union would like to share suggestions on the benefits of tax reform for America’s small businesses. NTU underscores the need for reform due to a burdensome and outdated tax code, along with […]
Democratic lawmakers from the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition submitted a letter to the House Ways and Means Committee leadership urging the elimination of alleged “tax breaks” for the traditional energy sector along with a myriad of other special interest requests for alternative energy. Coinciding with the G-20 Summit in Germany starting July 7, […]
“Taxpayers across America share Speaker Paul Ryan’s urgent call for comprehensive tax reform outlined in today’s speech to the National Association of Manufacturers. It would be a major blow to families, businesses of all sizes, our economy, if Congress fails to act,” Pete Sepp, President, National Taxpayers Union (NTU) stated.
This week, the National Taxpayers Union (NTU) and 23 other organizations sent an open letter to Congress urging support for comprehensive tax reform. The signers on the letter ranged from NTU to the Independent Women’s Forum to Log Cabin Republicans to the Hispanic Leadership Fund and beyond. The letter recognized the rare opportunity to enact […]
In a U.S. News and World Report column today, National Taxpayers Union President Pete Sepp encourages President Trump and both parties in Congress to support a simpler, fairer and modernized tax system for Americans, writing in part: “There’s no question as to why tax reform remains among the top priorities for Trump and for congressional […]
Congress is back from Memorial Day recess, and let’s hope they can keep up the tax reform momentum they were building before they departed Washington. The House Ways and Means Committee held two important tax reform hearings in mid-May – that first examined “How Tax Reform Will Grow Our Economy and Create Jobs,” while the […]
The current political landscape presents a promising opportunity for Washington to enact comprehensive tax reform for the first time since the Reagan era. As this week’s hearings on tax reform get underway, officials should prioritize a critical element of tax reform: transition to a “territorial” tax system. The U.S. is the only G7 nation that […]
Welcome to the re-designed Stop the Tax Attack microsite. And just in time for tomorrow’s House Ways and Means Committee hearing on “how tax reform will grow our economy and create jobs across America.”
For the first time, President Donald Trump addressed a joint session of Congress where he outlined his legislative vision. He covered all the big-ticket items, from immigration and trade, to national security and infrastructure.