Comprehensive Tax Reform

American businesses are the backbone of our economy. They create jobs, provide goods and services that raise the standard of living, and offer economic opportunity for millions. Unfortunately, our current tax code has become a major obstacle for business owners to both create and expand their companies.

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Comprehensive Tax Reform

Background: American businesses are the backbone of our economy. They create jobs, provide goods and services that raise the standard of living, and offer economic…

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Tax Reform a “First Priority” Under the Trump Administration

President-elect Donald Trump has been making a number of administrative appointments over the last few weeks. On Wednesday, President-elect Trump nominated a former Goldman Sachs…

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Heritage Action Opposes Special Tax Breaks for Renewable Energy

Members of Congress will return to Washington, D.C. after the Presidential election on November 14th for a lame-duck session of Congress. Historically speaking, politicians use…

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Internet Sales Tax Legislation Is ‘Taxation Without Representation,’ Conservatives Say

By Leah Jessen, News Reporter for The Daily Signal Conservatives are wary of internet sales tax legislation in the works that would create an “unlevel…

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Obama’s New Death Tax Threatens Family Farms and Businesses

Special Guest Blog: Congressman Warren Davidson (R-OH) We all knew President Barack Obama’s lame-duck presidency would be bad, but for the millions of Americans who…

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The State of Tax Reform in 2016

By Curtis Dubay, Heritage Foundation Economic & Tax Expert Tax reform remains a central issue in Washington because of its overwhelming necessity. Tax reform is…

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Video: What Pro-Growth Tax Reform and Conservative Health Care Reform Should Look Like

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9ev9fB2UU0 Watch Heritage Foundation scholars Paul Winfree and Ed Haislmaier, along with CEO of Juniper Research Group Chris Jacobs, discuss the impact that an outdated tax…

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Goodlatte’s Internet Sales Tax Plan Is Better, but Still Falls Short

By Heritage Foundation scholars Curtis Dubay and James Gattuso House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., has reignited the debate over state taxes on out-of-state (mostly…

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Clinton’s Small Business Plan is More Government

Democrat presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will roll out her plan to make American small businesses great again, or in her words: “to support small businesses…

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Trump Calls for Lower and Equal Tax Treatment of U.S. Businesses

Earlier this week, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump unveiled his revised tax reform proposal in a speech at the Detroit Economic Club. In his speech,…

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Government Regulations Burning Employer’s at Both Ends

Guest Blog: Jordan Alvarez The term ‘business owner’ is thrown around quite a bit – so much so that we forget it’s true meaning.  Business…

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Business Owners “Did Build That”

Guest Blog: Mark Adamson As an entrepreneur and small business owner, I know what it takes to run a successful company. I own and operate…

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Americans will Spend Almost 9 Billion Hours Complying with the Tax Code

According to the latest research conducted by the Tax Foundation, Americans will spend over 8.9 billion hours complying with IRS tax filing requirements in 2016,…

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Heritage Action Praises Tax Reform Task Force

Washington — Today, the House Republican’s tax reform task force released its policy recommendations. Last December, Speaker Paul D. Ryan promised to “show what we would…

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Blueprint for Pro-Growth Tax Reform Released

Last Friday, House Republicans released a blueprint for comprehensive tax reform as part of the GOP’s larger campaign reform agenda named “A Better Way.” While…

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Heritage Action Praises Tax Reform Task Force

Washington — Today, the House Republican’s tax reform task force released its policy recommendations. Last December, Speaker Paul D. Ryan promised to “show what we would…

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Senators Identify Key Problems with Current Tax Code

Tuesday morning, the Senate Committee on Finance held a hearing entitled “Navigating Business Tax Reform” chaired by Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT). Witnesses at the hearing…

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New Treasury Department rules demonstrate need for Tax Reform

The Treasury Department issued new rules and regulations this month making it more difficult for American-based multinational companies to avoid paying U.S. corporate taxes. Commonly…

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