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June 24. 2016

ACT Statement on House Republican Tax Reform Blueprint

WASHINGTON – The Alliance for Competitive Taxation (ACT), a coalition of more than 40 American businesses that employ millions of American workers, issued the following statement regarding the Tax Reform Blueprint released today by House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX): “ACT applauds Speaker Ryan, Chairman Brady and […]

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April 15. 2016

ACT Tax Facts: U.S. avoided having world’s highest corporate tax rate in 2015, thanks to Guyana

U.S. had the second highest corporate tax rate in the world in 2015 Among its peer group of 34 advanced economies that are members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), it is frequently mentioned that the U.S. combined federal and state statutory corporate tax rate of 39 percent is the highest – […]

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February 09. 2016

ACT Responds to President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Alliance for Competitive Taxation (ACT) issued the following statement regarding the budget that was released today by the Administration: “We appreciate that the White House is keeping business tax reform on the agenda. It is critical that we fix our broken tax system in a way that aligns the tax rate […]

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February 01. 2016

ACT Tax Facts: Busting the Top 6 Corporate Tax Myths of 2015

The Alliance for Competitive Taxation’s 2016 resolution is to set the record straight about the U.S. corporate tax system. MYTH 1. “Corporations have more than $2 trillion in untaxed profits sitting offshore.” To succeed in foreign markets, U.S. companies frequently need local operations for product development, marketing, and manufacturing in close proximity to customers. The […]

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December 17. 2015

ACT: Tax Extenders Agreement is a Bridge to Tax Reform

WASHINGTON – Today, the Alliance for Competitive Taxation (ACT) applauded the bipartisan agreement on the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015: “We applaud congressional leaders for reaching a historic agreement on the expired tax provisions, which are so critical to our nation’s economic stability. The PATH Act preserves tax incentives that encourage […]

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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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June 24. 2015

ACT: Repatriation To Pay for Infrastructure Would Impede Progress Towards Tax Reform

ACT statement on the taxation of the repatriation of foreign earnings as a funding mechanism for a multi-year highway bill

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April 22. 2015

ACT Tax Facts: The U.S. Has a High Effective Corporate Income Tax Rate

The U.S. has a high statutory corporate income tax rate. Too often overlooked, though, is that the effective corporate income tax rate is also high.

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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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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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