Tax Reform Act of 1986 Turns 31 In Ten Days

One of the most successful legislative victories became law thirty-one years ago this month. On October 22, 1986 President Ronald Reagan signed the Tax Reform Act of 1986 into law. The historic legislation was the broadest revision of the federal income tax in history. President Reagan simplified the code, eliminated an array of tax breaks […]

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NTU, Conservative Coalition Endorses Tax Reform Framework

Today, 30 free-market organizations released a coalition letter in support of fundamental tax reform. National Taxpayers Union was pleased to join these national and state-based groups to endorse the unified “Big Six” framework. As the letter states, “It’s past time to give tax relief to American middle-class wage earners and allow job creators to compete.” This is truly a […]

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New Tax Framework Will Help America Prosper

After years of suffering beneath our sprawling and harmful tax code, we finally have a path forward towards reshaping the system into something that promotes growth and helps the American taxpayer. Republican leadership, from both chambers of Congress along with the White House, have worked together in recent months to pull together a framework for […]

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NTU Hosts Preview Call for Tax Reform

In preparation of the announcement of new details for the GOP Leadership’s Tax Reform plan today, NTU hosted a media call to discuss how best we, as a country, can move forward on this important legislative issue. Pete Sepp, NTU President, Executive Vice President Brandon Arnold, and Senior Fellow Mattie Duppler all participated in the […]

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NTU Statement on Big Six Tax Reform Framework

Today the Big Six released their tax reform framework, NTU President Pete Sepp had this to say, “For overburdened taxpayers, the wait is over – Congress and the President are not only reading from the same book on tax reform, they’re now getting on the same page. The core tax reform principles they’ve outlined in today’s framework […]

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President Trump: Tax Reform Is Coming Soon

After meeting with congressional leadership in the White House, President Trump traveled to North Dakota last week to deliver a speech on tax reform. With the Mandan Refinery (which employs approximately 250 people) as his backdrop, the President spoke for just under an hour on the needs of tax reform, and his goals moving forward. […]

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President Trump Speaks On Tax Reform In Missouri

When Congress returns to Washington next week, at the very top of their to do list will be the issue of Tax Reform. With strong support from both sides of the aisle to move forward with the first comprehensive overhaul to the tax code in three decades, we’re hopeful to see progress come about quickly. […]

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Ways and Means Chair Speaks on Tax Reform Goals

In a recent opinion piece published in The Hill, Daniel Schneider, the Executive Director at the American Conservative Union, and Pete Sepp, the President of National Taxpayers Union, outlined what is necessary for any major tax reform bill to be a success. Comprehensive tax reform needs to focus on simplification of the current code, lowering rates for […]

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