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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Tax Reform Kick Off in the Senate

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 […]

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Why Small Businesses Need Permanent Tax Reform

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 NTU underscores the need for reform due to a burdensome and outdated tax code, along with […]

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New Infographic – Correcting the Broken Record on Tax Provisions in the Energy Industry

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, […]

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NTU Applauds Ryan Call for Action on Tax Reform

“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.

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Coalition to Congress: Include Three Critical Pro-Growth Provisions in Comprehensive Tax Reform

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 […]

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U.S. News & World Report: Toward a Brighter Tax Future

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 […]

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