Taxes Legislative Alerts
By Casey Given This current legislative session, no less than seven states are considering comprehensive tax reform. As is too often the case, their proposals are a mixed bag of good and bad economic policy. While states like New Mexico and North Carolina ponder pro-growth policies like eliminating all income taxes, they are also considering [...]
It is simply immoral to punish Americans who work hard throughout their lives by confiscating the fruits of their labor when they die. AFP is proud to support the Farmers Against Crippling Taxes Act (H.R. 483).
AFP remains strongly opposed to the Marketplace Fairness Act, which would allow states to shift taxing authority to interstate compacts.
By Casey Given American workers were shocked to see their paycheck last month, with the federal payroll tax rising to its previous rate of 6.2%. Just when income-earners could have used relief to survive these tough economic times, Washington leaves them with less to support themselves and their families. This negative effect of taxation ripples [...]