Research


Jun 13, 2017

Tax Reform Should Be A Boon For The Auto Industry, Not A ‘Serious’ Blow

Auto industry representatives are headed to the White House this week to meet on the topic of tax reform with White House National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn. A key provision industry…

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Jun 06, 2017

Omaha World-Herald: “Border Tax Is a Bad Idea”

Nebraska’s senior tax writer in Washington, Rep. Adrian Smith (NE-3), recently acknowledged in a Ways and Means Committee hearing that there are  “barriers” to growth in the House Republican plan…

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Jun 01, 2017

Freedom Partners Applauds President Trump for Protecting U.S. Taxpayers and the Economy from Harmful Paris Agreement

Arlington, VA – President Donald Trump will withdraw the U.S. from an international agreement to mandate carbon emission levels, following through with a campaign promise. While non-binding and unenforceable, the agreement…

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May 30, 2017

Senate Ag Committee Chairman ‘Bashed’ Border Adjustment Tax

The House Ways and Means Committee conducted a hearing last week to discuss the 20-percent Border Adjustment Tax (BAT) on imports proposed as part of tax reform. But while the hearing…

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May 25, 2017

4 Myths You Heard During the Ways and Means Committee Hearing On the Border Adjustment Tax

Despite opposition from the White House and a growing number of House and Senate lawmakers, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady continues to support a 20-percent Border Adjustment Tax (BAT…

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May 24, 2017

It’s Time to Drop the Divisive Border Adjustment Tax & Unify Americans Behind Historic Tax Reform

Despite opposition from the White House and a growing number of House and Senate lawmakers, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady continues to support a 20-percent Border Adjustment Tax (BAT…

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May 23, 2017

McClatchy: There is No Such Thing as Chairman Brady’s “Made in America” Tax

Despite opposition from the White House and a swarm of House and Senate lawmakers, Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady is doubling down on the 20-percent Border Adjustment…

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May 23, 2017

Freedom Partners Calls on Congress to Abandon Divisive Border Adjustment Tax Threatening Comprehensive Tax Reform

Arlington, VA — Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce today issued a letter to members of the House Ways and Means Committee urging Congress to deliver comprehensive tax reform without the divisive Border Adjustment…

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Apr 11, 2017

WaPo: Retirees on Fixed Incomes Could “Pay More for Everything” Under Border Adjustment Tax

Proponents of the 20-percent Border Adjustment Tax (BAT) on imports often make the misguided argument that because other countries tax their imports, we should too. But, The Washington Post explains that…

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Apr 06, 2017

Freedom Partners & Americans for Prosperity Release Border Adjustment Tax State Impacts Study

Every State Loses Under a 20% Import Tax; Importers to be Hammered with Higher Costs Arlington, VA – Freedom Partners and Americans for Prosperity today released a new study showing the extent to…

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