AFP Energy Tax Policy

May 11, 2011 J

Americans for Prosperity advocates a tax code that supports economic growth and is designed to generate revenue for the government, not pick winners and losers in the market.  To that end, AFP supports a corporate tax code with low rates and few special provisions.  To the extent that the code does include rules to reduce the tax burden, those rules should be broadly applied and not unique to one industry or sub-industry. 

Energy tax policy is especially ripe for market distortions, backroom deals and special treatment for political allies.  AFP supports the elimination of tax code provisions that are designed to advantage one entity over another and opposes creation of new provisions with a similar effect.  Additionally, AFP opposes using the tax code to attack politically vulnerable energy producers that are simply using the same tax rules as everyone else.

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