In a recent U.S. News & World Report column, NTU President Pete Sepp takes a look at the tax reform landscape in the wake of Donald Trump’s election and the GOP retaining its majority in Congress.
It seems that every presidential election cycle, the campaigns appear to get longer and longer – they seem to start before most Americans have given even a single thought to the next round of voting. Indeed, the Chicago Tribune recently noted that it’s been 596 days since the first major presidential candidate – Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz – officially declared his candidacy for the White House.
“Across the nation today, Americans are exercising a precious constitutional prerogative, by casting their ballot for the 45th president of the United States. It’s been a long and bumpy election road, but one thing has remained constant throughout the campaign: voters’ concern over the future of the economy.”
In a rare moment of bipartisanship, both Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) have decried the European Union’s recent multi-billion ruling against Apple to pay over $14 billion in alleged back taxes for earnings held in Ireland.
In the final debate of the 2016 Presidential election, candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton rehashed their stances on taxes and other economic issues, including the national debt, affecting our nation.