Tax Facts

March 27. 2014

ACT Tax Facts: U.S. Tax Code Encourages Foreign Takeovers of U.S. Companies

One consequence of today’s noncompetitive tax system is that it encourages foreign acquisitions of U.S. companies, causing headquarters jobs that should be here in America to move overseas.

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March 13. 2014

Business Roundtable Analysis on Camp Proposal: Tax Reform Would Strengthen Economy, Create Jobs

Today, the Business Roundtable (BRT) released an analysis of the economic impact of House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp’s tax reform discussion draft.

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February 26. 2014

ACT Statement on the Release of Chairman Camp’s Tax Reform Discussion Draft

Today, the Alliance for Competitive Taxation (ACT) issued the following statement regarding House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp’s tax reform discussion draft:

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February 25. 2014

ACT Company Spotlight: Current Tax System Hampers IBM’s Global Competitiveness

Tax reform would boost the U.S. economy and spur growth – and that growth means companies like IBM can better compete and invest in its business and workers.

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February 10. 2014

Tax Experts Agree: The U.S. Tax Code is Broken and Needs to be fixed

At a panel discussion on January 29th, co-hosted by the American Enterprise Institute and the Alliance for Competitive Taxation, leading voices in the tax discussion argued that the tax code is out of date and stifling economic growth, job creation and competitiveness. Here are some highlights from the event…

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January 28. 2014

ACT Statement on President Obama’s State of the Union

Washington, D.C. – Today, Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Dr. Laura D. Tyson, economic advisors to the Alliance for Competitive Taxation (ACT), issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s comments on tax reform during his annual State of the Union address: “President Obama’s State of the Union remarks on tax reform are a reminder that leaders in […]

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January 17. 2014

ACT Submits Comments on Senate Finance Committee Staff’s Tax Reform Discussion Drafts

Today, the Alliance for Competitive Taxation (ACT), a coalition made up of leading American businesses, submitted comments to the Senate Finance Committee regarding the tax reform discussion drafts released by Chairman Baucus and the Committee staff in late 2013.

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January 13. 2014

Looking Ahead: Tax Reform in 2014

As 2013 drew to a close, there was widespread speculation about the future of tax reform. But while prognosticators and pundits may disagree about what Congress will do next, what is indisputable is that tax reform, done right, would be a tremendous boon to the American economy. That’s why, fresh off their recent budget agreement, […]

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January 06. 2014

NYT Op-Ed: Corporate Tax Reform Would Benefit American Workers

“I, like many economists, suspect that our corporate income tax is economically self-defeating — hurting workers, not capitalists, and collecting precious little revenue to boot.”

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December 16. 2013

Budget Deal Shows Momentum is Building for Bipartisan Tax Reform in 2014

A series of recent articles shows that momentum for tax reform is alive and well, with senators and representatives from both sides of the aisle looking to move ahead in 2014.

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