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Why Do We Need International Tax Reform? Let Us Count the Ways

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From Chairman Paul Ryan and the House Ways & Means Committee blog, Aug. 13, 2015:  Last week, we laid out what it means when we say the committee is exploring “international tax reform.” It’s an update of the rules under which we tax American companies selling goods and services across international borders. It’s one of

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Ways & Means Committee: What Is This “International Tax Reform” of Which You Speak?

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Tax reform. Two words that get thrown around a lot in Congress. Everyone’s for it, but yet everyone has their own idea of what it looks like. And the term can mean vastly different things in different contexts. So we thought it would be helpful to drill down on exactly what it is this committee

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LIFT Coalition Statement on the House Subcommittee Hearing on Repatriation and the Highway Trust Fund

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June 24, 2015 – Washington, D.C. – Claire Buchan Parker, spokeswoman for the LIFT (Let’s Invest for Tomorrow) America Coalition, today issued the following statement in advance of the Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures’ hearing on the repatriation of foreign earnings as a source of funding for the Highway Trust Fund: “Shoring up the Highway

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Global tax reform will lead to economic growth at home

Kyle Pomerleau, for the Washington Examiner Japan recently announced that it will be lowering its corporate tax rate with further planned cuts over the next five years. While other countries are actively improving their corporate tax code, the United States seems stuck in the discussion phase. Much talk has focused on our burdensome and complex domestic

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Statement from the LIFT American Coalition on Tax Day 2015

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Statement from the LIFT American Coalition on Tax Day 2015 “April 15 is the day we all remember to complete our taxes, but this year, it should also remind us of two disappointing facts: American companies face the highest statutory tax rate in the world and we’re the only G-8 country that taxes globally-engaged, domestic

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U.S. Tax System Is Holding Us Back

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NAM and MAPI Foundation Release White Paper Showing Competitive Disadvantage   Washington, D.C., April 13, 2015 – A white paper released today by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) Foundation highlights that the U.S. corporate tax system is a drag on manufacturers’ global competitiveness. The white paper

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