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LIFT America Statement in Response to Rep. Dave Camp’s Retirement Announcement

Washington, D.C. – Claire Buchan Parker, spokeswoman for the LIFT (Let’s Invest for Tomorrow) America Coalition, issued the following statement regarding Rep. Dave Camp’s recent announcement that he will retire from the U.S. House of Representatives: “The members of the LIFT America Coalition wish to thank House Ways and Means Chairman, Dave Camp, for his… Read More

LIFT America Statement in Response to President Obama’s FY 2015 Budget

Washington, D.C. – Claire Buchan Parker, spokeswoman for the LIFT (Let’s Invest for Tomorrow) America Coalition, issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2015 Budget: “While President Obama should be credited for certain pro-growth proposals in his FY 2015 budget request to Congress, namely lowering the U.S. corporate tax to a more competitive… Read More

LIFT America Statement in Response to Ways and Means Discussion Draft on Tax Reform

Washington, D.C. – Today, Claire Buchan Parker, spokeswoman for the LIFT (Let’s Invest for Tomorrow) America Coalition, issued the following statement regarding the discussion draft on tax reform released by Ways and Means Committee Chairman, Dave Camp (R-MI): “The discussion draft released today by Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) reflects the serious efforts… Read More

The U.S. Corporate Effective Tax Rate: Myth and the Fact

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By Jack Mintz, Duanjie Chen (Tax Foundation): Key Points  The marginal effective tax rate (METR) on corporate investment (i.e., the tax impact on capital investment as a portion of the cost of capital) is 35.3 percent in the U.S.—higher than in any other developed country. The U.S. has maintained the highest METR in the OECD since 2007, when… Read More

LIFT America Statement in Response to President Obama’s State of the Union Remarks on Business Tax Reform

Washington, D.C. - Today, LIFT America Coalition Spokeswoman, Claire Buchan Parker, issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union remarks on business tax reform – “The LIFT America Coalition was disappointed that President Obama’s proposals on business tax reform during the State of the Union did not signal a commitment to… Read More