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Only Taxpayers Know How Much They Really Owe in Taxes

Taxpayers have information only they know to fill out their tax returns; the IRS should never do that for them.

Thomas Schatz March 23, 2022
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A National Plastic Tax Disproportionately Hurts the Poor

Regressive taxes, like those proposed on plastics, should not be passed by Congress through reconciliation or any other mechanism.

Christina Herrin December 10, 2021
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Broadband Infrastructure Dollars Must be Used Wisely

The $65 billion for broadband infrastructure in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act must be used wisely.

Deborah Collier December 9, 2021
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Congress Should Reject New Taxes on Natural Gas

With Americans already suffering under the Biden economy, Congress should not impose a new tax on natural gas. 

Christina Herrin November 5, 2021
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Committees Increase Taxes and Government Control of Healthcare in Budget Reconciliation

House committees have been busy these past few days, marking up their portion of the $3.5 trillion partisan reconciliation bill,

Elizabeth Wright September 17, 2021
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Acknowledging the Importance of Intellectual Property Rights on Constitution Day

Congress should remember to continue to protect Intellectual Property, just as it is currently protected by the Constitution.

Deborah Collier September 14, 2021
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Congress Should not Impose a Damaging Small Business Tax

CCAGW Is Launching a Digital Ad Campaign Opposing Taxes on Carried Interest

Thomas Schatz September 8, 2021
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The DC Beverage Tax Will Harm Small Businesses and Consumers

DC's proposed tax on sweetened beverages will harm small businesses and are likely to be ineffective. 

Frances Floresca May 25, 2021
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A Wealth Tax Will Slow Down Economic Growth

A wealth tax will slow down economic growth and drive out the wealthiest people that pay the most in taxes.

Frances Floresca May 10, 2021
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The IRS Should Not Fill Out Tax Returns

Proposed tax simplification bills would force taxpayers to convince the IRS when it makes mistakes on their tax bills.

Deborah Collier May 10, 2021
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The Sour Taste of Beverage Taxes

Taxes on sweetened beverages are ineffective and will place a heavier burden on those who can least afford them.

Frances Floresca April 16, 2021
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Taxpayer Alert - A Massive Stimulus Spending Spree Is Being Unleashed

President-elect Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 "relief" and "stimulus" proposal will unleash a massive spending spree that will waste tens of billions of dollars and fail to stimulate the economy.

Thomas Schatz January 15, 2021

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