Taxes Legislative Alerts

Tax Inversions Deals Show Upside Down Corporate Tax Code

July 17, 2014 J

America’s stratospheric 35 percent corporate tax rate is one of the highest in the world. The tax is so high, in fact, that it has made the U.S. a prohibitively expensive place for many American companies to invest their overseas profits

DC Council Overrides Veto, Ensures Tax Reform for 2015

July 15, 2014 J,

By Mary Kate Hopkins Americans for Prosperity applauds the DC Council for recently voting 12-1 to override a budget veto by lame duck Mayor Vincent Gray. The overall budget for FY 2015 features comprehensive reform of the tax system and includes a net tax cut of $67 million per year, will save middle-income families in [...]

Coalition Calls for House Vote on Death Tax Repeal

July 09, 2014 J

Americans for Prosperity is proud to join over 35 industry groups and advocacy organizations in supporting recent calls for a vote this year on Congressman Brady’s “Death Tax Repeal Act,” HR 2429. Led by the Family Business Coalition, the coalition sent the following letter to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp and Congressman [...]

Coalition Urges Congress To Enact Tax Reform

July 08, 2014 J

AFP is proud to join a coalition calling on Congress to purse tax reform and modernize the U.S. tax code. By lowering rates and simplifying the rules, tax reform could help unleash growth in an economy that has been underwhelming. The full letter is below. Like this post? Chip in $5 to AFP.

AFP Supports DC City Council Tax Reform Effort

June 18, 2014 J

Dear Council Members of the District of Columbia: On behalf of more than two million Americans for Prosperity activists in all 50 states, I write first to applaud your efforts to make DC more competitive via comprehensive tax reform. I urge you to support the overall package and oppose efforts to exempt certain services from [...]