Taxes Legislative Alerts

Internet Sales Tax Proposal Rears its Ugly Head in the Senate

July 24, 2014 J,

By Christine Harbin Hanson With only one week left before August recess, Congress has no shortage of serious issues to address— spending bills, the extension of expiring tax breaks,  highway funding legislation, and a host of other pressing policy priorities.  Instead of focusing on these higher-priority issues, however, the Senate is poised to consider one that’s [...]

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.