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July 31. 2013

Dr. Laura Tyson’s Testimony before the Joint Economic Committee

Testimony of Dr. Laura Tyson – Professor, Haas School of Business, University of California, before the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee

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July 30. 2013

ACT Statement on President Obama’s Comments on Tax Reform

President Obama’s speech today, along with the hard work of Chairmen Baucus and Camp, is another clear sign of growing momentum behind reforming America’s outdated tax system.

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July 29. 2013

ACT Statement on Baucus-Camp Tour Stop in Philadelphia and Lawrenceville

ACT issued the following statement regarding Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT) and Rep. Dave Camp’s (R-MI) Simpler Taxes Tour stops in Philadelphia and Lawrenceville

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July 26. 2013

Tax Reform Roundup: Momentum Building Behind Tax Reform

Tax Reform Roundup: Momentum Building Behind Tax Reform Below are excerpts from this week’s news demonstrating growing momentum to reform America’s tax system so it’s simpler and fairer: USA Today Editorial: Simplify tax code with blank slate: “For the first time since 1986, key members of Congress are making a coordinated push to overhaul the nation’s disgracefully […]

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July 24. 2013

ACT Submits Letter to Chairman Baucus and Ranking Member Hatch Outlining Tax Reform Goals

ACT has sent a letter to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Baucus and Ranking Member Hatch applauding their efforts to reform our nation’s outdated tax code

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July 11. 2013

What’s Wrong With America’s Tax System – And How Reform Can Help

In 1988, the U.S. corporate tax rate (federal plus average state) was 38.6 percent, almost six percentage points lower than the average for other developed countries (44.3 percent for other OECD member countries). In the quarter century since then, other developed countries have steadily lowered their rates, turning the tables on what was once an […]

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July 08. 2013

ACT Statement on Camp-Baucus “Simpler Taxes for America Tour”

Today, the Alliance for Competitive Taxation (ACT) issued the following statement regarding Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp’s (R-MI) Simpler Taxes for America Tour stop in Minneapolis-St. Paul

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July 03. 2013

American Exceptionalism of a Different Kind: Why the U.S. Needs to Modernize its International Tax System

Despite an overwhelming amount of evidence that our current tax system is outdated, we are clinging to a broken tax code.

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June 27. 2013

ACT Statement on Baucus-Hatch “Blank Slate” Approach

ACT issued the following statement on Senate Finance Committee Chairman Baucus and Ranking Member Hatch’s effort to gather input from their colleagues on tax reform

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June 26. 2013

Modernizing Corporate Taxation

By Laura Tyson, 6-26-13 — Paying for a rate cut by eliminating various corporate credits and deductions would simplify the code and trim the cost of compliance.

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