Jun 21, 2017

Time For House Leaders To Accept That ‘The Border Adjustment Tax Is Really Dead’

Congress is committed to a bold, comprehensive tax reform package in 2017, House Speaker Paul Ryan affirmed in an address held at the National Association of Manufacturers conference. The Speaker’s positive…

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Jun 01, 2017

Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL): “Bad” Border Adjustment Tax Policy Could “Sink Tax Reform”

Republican Congressman Ron DeSantis from Florida told viewers on Fox Business Network today that not only is the proposed 20-percent Border Adjustment Tax (BAT) on imported goods bad policy, but it…

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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 22, 2017

Trillion-Dollar Border Adjustment Tax on Imports Would Crush U.S. Industries

The White House plan for comprehensive tax reform to grow the economy and bolster competitiveness of U.S. businesses importantly omitted the divisive Border Adjustment Tax (BAT), a trillion-dollar tax on…

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May 19, 2017

Speaker Ryan Acknowledges Alternatives to Trillion-Dollar Border Adjustment Tax

House Speaker Paul Ryan this week told members of the media that there are alternatives to the 20-percent Border Adjustment Tax (BAT) on imported goods proposed as part of tax reform…

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May 17, 2017

Freedom Partners Releases Digital Ad Highlighting A Responsible Approach To Infrastructure

Arlington, VA – In advance of today’s Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing on “the road forward” for transportation and infrastructure reform, Freedom Partners is releasing a new digital ad highlighting…

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Apr 27, 2017

Venezuelan Tells How Socialism “Literally Destroyed the Fabric of the Country.”

Imagine standing for hours in grocery store lines, waiting for food you know isn’t there. Or lying in a hospital bed, hoping for basic medical care you know you’ll never…

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Apr 13, 2017

CNBC’s Jim Cramer: Border Adjustment is a “National Sales Tax on the Poor and Lower-Middle” Class

CNBC financial analyst Jim Cramer is unequivocal about the proposed trillion-dollar Border Adjustment Tax on consumers. According to Cramer, the proposed 20-percent tax would impose new levies on importers and…

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Apr 10, 2017

CEO: “Any Tax That You Put on a Consumer is Going to Raise Prices, and That’s Going to Crush Retail”

American Apparel and Footwear Association CEO Richard Helfenbein told Bloomberg how the proposed border adjustment tax (BAT) would “crush retail”, increase consumer prices and lead to major layoffs for U.S. workers…

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Mar 15, 2017

Fed Chair Undercuts Key Argument for Middle-Class Tax: “It’s very uncertain exactly what would happen to the dollar” with a border adjustment tax plan

Janet Yellen, Chair of the Federal Reserve, once again today raised doubts about claims that a proposed trillion-dollar Border Adjustment Tax (BAT) would increase the value of the dollar enough to…

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