AFP Supports Preventing Targeting at the IRS Act

March 05, 2015J

Dear Rep. Rennaci: On behalf of more than two million Americans for Prosperity activists in all 50 states, I write in support of the Prevent Targeting at the IRS Act (H.R. 709). Your legislation would authorize the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to terminate the employment of employees who target taxpayers based on their political beliefs. […]

Coalition Supports Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015

March 05, 2015J

Americans for Prosperity is proud to join a coalition supporting legislation that would repeal the Death Tax. This onerous provision in the tax code is burdensome for family owned farms and businesses who are trying to fulfill the American Dream. Eliminating this unfair tax would help create jobs and spur economic growth.

Special interest Handouts No Substitute for Real Tax Reform

December 05, 2014J,

This week, while most Americans were enjoying leftover turkey and mashed potatoes, Members of the House of Representatives quietly voted to add $45 billion to the already staggering $18 trillion national debt. With little debate, and by an overwhelming margin, Democrat and Republican lawmakers voted to approve the so-called “tax extenders” package, a conglomeration of taxpayer handouts to everyone from the politically-connected wind industry and well-heeled Hollywood film studios to Puerto Rican and Virgin Islands rum manufacturers. In other words, exactly the kind of “bipartisanship” that taxpayers don’t need and can’t afford.

The Tax of the Irish

December 03, 2014J

While the American economy continues to sputter along, Ireland is expected is to see GDP growth of nearly 5 percent by the end of 2014. Not surprisingly, American companies are eager to take advantage of this economic boom – which is why they are seeking to acquire (and be acquired) at record rates. The latest of these mergers had Ireland-based Actavis purchasing Botox maker Allergan.