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September 27. 2017

Alliance for Competitive Taxation Commends the Administration and Congressional Republican Leadership on the Tax Reform Framework

WASHINGTON – The Alliance for Competitive Taxation (ACT), a coalition of leading American businesses that employ millions of American workers, issued the following statement in response to the tax reform framework released today by the Administration and Congressional Republican leadership: “The framework released today marks an important step toward modernizing our outdated tax code. We […]

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September 11. 2017

ICYMI – Wall Street Journal [Opinion]: Why Corporate Tax Reform Is a Bipartisan Cause

By Laura Tyson Sept. 6, 2017 Corporate tax reform is one of the few issues that attract bipartisan support in Washington. Lawmakers from both sides agree that the current system is deeply flawed. Because the U.S. hasn’t updated its tax code in 31 years, Congress has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to level the playing field for […]

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August 28. 2017

ICYMI – Wall Street Journal: Large Companies Oppose Idea for Taxing Foreign Profits

By Richard Rubin Aug. 27, 2017 WASHINGTON—Congressional Republicans are trying to write new rules for taxing foreign profits of U.S. corporations, and a group of large, influential companies is warning against one prominent option. Under current law, companies owe the full 35% corporate-tax rate on their world-wide earnings and have to pay it on any […]

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August 28. 2017

ACT Weighs in with Big 6 on Critical Elements of Tax Reform to Strengthen U.S. Economy, Achieve Global Competitiveness

WASHINGTON – The Alliance for Competitive Taxation (ACT), a coalition of leading American businesses, today released a set of priorities for competitive tax reform shared with leaders in Congress and the Administration. As the members of the “Big Six” – House Speaker Paul Ryan, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman […]

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July 18. 2017

ACT Submits Comments on Competitive Corporate Tax Reform to Chairman Hatch

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the Alliance for Competitive Taxation, a coalition of leading American businesses, submitted comments to Senator Hatch, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance, on competitive corporate tax reform. Below is the text of the cover letter and the full comments are available here. Alliance for Competitive Taxation Submission on Tax Reform: Internationally […]

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May 19. 2017

ICYMI – ACT Company CEOs Tell Congress How Tax Reform will Grow our Economy and Create Jobs

ICYMI – ACT Company CEOs Tell Congress How Tax Reform will Grow our Economy and Create Jobs Emerson and S&P Global CEOs Testified in Front of the Ways and Means Committee This Week WASHINGTON – On Thursday, CEOs from two companies in the Alliance for Competitive Taxation testified at a Ways and Means Committee hearing […]

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May 18. 2017

ACT Provides Comments to Ways and Means Committee in Response to Tax Reform Hearing

WASHINGTON – Today, the Alliance for Competitive Taxation, a coalition of leading American businesses, submitted the following statement to the Ways and Means Committee in response to the hearing titled “How Tax Reform Will Grow Our Economy and Create Jobs.” Alliance for Competitive Taxation Statement for the Record Submitted to U.S. House of Representatives, Committee […]

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May 01. 2017

Alliance for Competitive Taxation Sends Letter to President Trump on Tax Reform, Calls for Permanent Pro-Growth Reform

    WASHINGTON – TODAY, the Alliance for Competitive Taxation (ACT), a coalition of leading American businesses that employ millions of American workers, sent a letter to President Trump supporting pro-growth tax reform that is permanent and levels the tax playing field for U.S. companies at home and abroad. The full text of the letter […]

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March 01. 2017

Alliance for Competitive Taxation Issues Statement on President Trump’s Address to Joint Session of Congress

WASHINGTON – The Alliance for Competitive Taxation (ACT), a coalition of leading American businesses that employ millions of American workers, issued the following statement after President Trump addressed a joint session of Congress. “Common-sense tax reform is long overdue. The current corporate tax code hurts American workers and puts U.S. businesses at a competitive disadvantage […]

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January 26. 2017

Coalition of Leading American Businesses Expresses Support for House Republican Tax Reform Blueprint

WASHINGTON – The Alliance for Competitive Taxation (ACT), a coalition of leading American businesses that employ millions of American workers, issued the statement below regarding business tax reform: “As the Trump Administration and Congress seek to enact policies to drive economic growth and job creation, we are encouraged that creating a pro-growth tax code for […]

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