Tax Facts

October 24. 2016

ACT Tax Facts: It’s the 30th Birthday of the U.S. Tax Code and The World Is a Very Different Place Today

October 22nd marked the 30th anniversary of the 1986 Tax Reform Act, but the world is a very different place today than it was when the United States last undertook tax reform. Like cassette tapes and fanny packs, the tax code is outdated and out of style. In light of the 30th anniversary of the […]

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March 15. 2016

Washington Post Letter to the Editor: Build a tax code that keeps U.S. profits at home

Michelle Hanlon, the Howard W. Johnson Professor and a Professor of Accounting at the MIT Sloan School of Management, wrote the Letter to the Editor below, which ran in the Washington Post on March 14, 2016 in response to an article on foreign earnings of U.S. businesses. The March 6 Economy & Business article, “U.S. […]

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July 08. 2015

ACT Responds to Senate Finance Committee International Tax Reform Working Group

We thank Senator Portman and Senator Schumer for their commitment to addressing our outdated system of international taxation

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May 08. 2015

Chairman Dave Camp on the Prospects and Need for Tax Reform

Read excerpts from Chairman Camp’s speech at the 2015 ABA Section of Taxation May Meeting.

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March 18. 2015

Former Top Treasury Official Calls for Tax Reform at Senate Finance Committee Hearing

Pamela F. Olson, Former Assistant Treasury Secretary for tax policy, testified on the need for international corporate tax reform.

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March 02. 2015

Laura Tyson: Competing on Corporate Tax

Read the op-ed in Project Syndicate

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February 02. 2015

ACT Statement on President Obama’s Budget

ACT statement regarding the budget released by the Obama administration

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January 23. 2015

Experts: Tax Reform Would Improve Economic Growth

Economists and policymakers from across the political spectrum all agree: tax reform would enhance job creation, increase wages, and lead to higher, sustained economic growth.

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December 12. 2014

Time is now for tax reform

Op-Ed by ACT economic advisors Laura Tyson and Douglas Holtz-Eakin

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October 16. 2014

A Band-Aid Approach Will Never Fix the U.S. Tax Code

The only long-term solution is competitive tax reform. Band-Aid approaches will continue to disadvantage U.S. employers, workers and our economy.

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