Newsmax: The Tax Reform No One Is Discussing: Opposing View

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By Mac O’Brien, Spokesperson, BUILD Coalition In his December 20 piece entitled “The Tax Reform No One Is Discussing,” author Scott MacDonald employs a series of dubious assumptions and misleading examples in recommending the elimination of interest deductibility from the tax code. The truth is that such a reform would be anti-growth and harmful to..

BUILD Coalition Statement In Response To Chairman Brady’s Opinion Piece On Tax Reform

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Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady authored an opinion piece that discusses the 30th anniversary of tax reform and points to the House Republican blueprint plan as a foundation for tax reform efforts moving forward. In response, BUILD Coalition spokesman Mac O’Brien issued the following statement: “We are pleased to read Chairman..

BUILD Coalition Statement In Response To Release Of House Tax Plan

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With the release of House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Kevin Brady’s tax reform blueprint coming today, BUILD Coalition spokesman Mac O’Brien issued the following statement: “We appreciate the efforts undertaken by Chairman Brady in preparing this serious document containing principles for tax reform. While we are disappointed that the Chairman is considering eliminating..

BUILD Coalition Statement On Tax Day

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With today being the last day for most Americans to file their taxes, BUILD Coalition spokesman Mac O’Brien released the following statement: “For many businesses, both large and small, tax day is met with anguish. Today, we are reminded of the need for a tax code that is less complex and encourages investment in our..

BUILD Statement On House Ways And Means Hearing On Fundamental Tax Reform Proposals

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With today’s House Ways and Means Tax Policy Subcommittee hearing on tax proposals focusing on cash-flow and consumption-based approaches to taxation, BUILD Coalition spokesman Mac O’Brien released the following statement: “The BUILD Coalition supports legislative efforts to revamp the U.S. tax code so as to promote economic growth and investment. However, in order to achieve..

BUILD Statement On Tax Policy Center’s Review Of Sen. Rubio’s Tax Plan

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Yesterday, the Tax Policy Center released its review of Sen. Rubio’s tax plan. In response, BUILD Coalition spokesman Mac O’Brien issued the following statement: “The Tax Policy Center has joined a growing list of tax experts who are alarmed by presidential candidates’ proposals to remove the ability for businesses to deduct interest expenses. “In explaining..

BUILD Statement On Rep. Nunes’ Tax Reform Proposal

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With Rep. Devin Nunes unveiling his business tax reform proposal today, the BUILD Coalition released the following statement: “While the BUILD Coalition remains supportive of legislative efforts to reform the U.S. tax code in ways that encourage economic growth, Rep. Nunes’ plan falls short of achieving this most-important goal by eliminating the ability to deduct..

BUILD Statement On Trump Tax Reform Proposal

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With the release of Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s tax reform proposal, the BUILD Coalition has issued the following statement: “We are disappointed to see that Mr. Trump’s tax plan calls for a cap on interest deductibility, a proven growth-inspiring provision that is a fixture of the modern tax code,” said BUILD spokeswoman Sabrina Siddiqui. “Plans that..

BUILD Statement On Bush Tax Reform Proposal

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With former Governor Jeb Bush (R-FL) releasing his tax reform proposal today, the BUILD Coalition has issued the following statement: “As presidential candidates come out with proposals aimed at updating our tax code, the BUILD Coalition remains supportive of reform efforts that will foster long-term growth, create jobs, and strengthen businesses in every sector of the..