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September 30. 2014

Momentum for Business Tax Reform Gaining Steam

Below are excerpts from recent stories demonstrating growing momentum to reform America’s corporate tax system, including former President Clinton and leading national editorial boards: Former President Clinton: “America has to face the fact that we have not reformed our corporate tax laws…We have the highest overall corporate tax rates in the world. And we are now the only OECD country Read more »

September 25. 2014

ACT Tax Facts: By Standing Still on Taxes, the U.S. Has Fallen Behind the Rest of the World

“We all have seen the chart where we used to have the lowest corporate tax rate in the world and now we have the highest. By standing still we have fallen behind. And everybody says, quite rightly, ‘why the heck are we in that position?’” – Martin A. Sullivan, Tax Analysts, Speaking on January 29, 2014 at the American Enterprise Institute Congress last reformed the U.S. tax code in Read more »

September 23. 2014

ACT Responds to Treasury Announcement

Today, the Alliance for Competitive Taxation (ACT) released the following statement in response to the Treasury Department's announcement regarding inversions: “The U.S. tax code is broken and outdated and makes it harder for American workers and businesses to compete in the global marketplace. Other countries have already acted to make their tax codes more competitive, while the U.S. is Read more »

September 11. 2014

Chairman Dave Camp, Jason Furman and Larry Kudlow Discuss the Need for Tax Reform

Experts call for reform of broken tax code, noting it would boost competitiveness and strengthen U.S. economy WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, six coalitions representing hundreds of American businesses hosted a bipartisan conversation on tax reform that was moderated by CNBC Senior Contributor Larry Kudlow and featured House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp and the Chairman of the Read more »