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.
Making good on a campaign promise, President Donald Trump kicked off his first official week in the Oval Office by welcoming a group of top business leaders to the White House and promising to reduce regulations and corporate taxes.
This is a statement from Pete Sepp, president of the National Taxpayers Union.
Now that Americans have rung in the New Year, attention turns to Washington as a new administration and a new Congress are set to take office. There has been much discussion on what legislative issues President-elect Trump will tackle both in his First 100 Days in office as well as the rest of 2017.
According to reports, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has indicated he might use a budgetary mechanism known as “reconciliation” to implement tax reform.
President-elect Trump and his staff have made one thing clear as they plan for the upcoming administration: comprehensive tax reform is a priority for his administration.
President-elect Donald Trump recently announced the selection of former Goldman Sachs executive Steven Mnuchin to be the next Treasury Secretary. National Taxpayers Union is hopeful Mnuchin – a seasoned banking and finance executive with years of private sector industry experience – will fulfill the incoming Trump administration’s priority objective to advance comprehensive tax reform in the first 100 days in office.
Alex Brill, resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, published a new report examining the House GOP’s tax reform plan released earlier this year titled, “A Better Way: A Pro-Growth Tax Plan for All Americans.” Brill’s report summarizes the plan, analyzes some key components, and estimates the budgetary impact of the individual income tax provisions along with an estimate of the effective marginal tax rate on new investment.
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.