Taxes Legislative Alerts
The federal government, which took in more money this year than ever before, wants to raise taxes by $120 million during the lame-duck session of Congress. They want to do it by raising the price of a duck stamp. The irony would be hilarious if it weren’t so painful.
Recently, the Tax Foundation released its 2015 State Business Tax Climate Index, ranking the states on the quality of their tax climate for businesses and economic growth. Policymakers and voters alike have realized that the verdict is in. Cutting taxes and creating a tax code with low rates and a broad base means more economic growth, a larger tax base, and most importantly, greater prosperity for people.
With the amount of money the federal government needlessly wasted last year, we could have gone to the moon and back--and still had cash to spare. Senator Coburn's annual "Wastebook" of the federal government's most egregious examples of wasteful spending should be a call to action for taxpayers.
Americans for Prosperity is proud to join a coalition of organizations calling on Congress to oppose the Marketplace and Internet Tax Fairness Act. This legislation would grant new taxing authority to states on businesses outside of their jurisdiction and create a host of new regulatory and compliance burdens. See the full letter below: Like this […]
Americans for Prosperity is proud to join a coalition calling on the United States Senate to pass a permanent extension on the internet tax moratorium. Having been law since 1998, this legislation will continue protect consumers from excessive costs and additional taxes. The full letter can be seen below. Like this post? Chip in $5 […]