Mission Statement

The mission of the Coalition for Fair Effective Tax Rates is to educate Congress and key stakeholders that tax reform should be viewed through the lens of effective tax rates, the amount of taxes businesses actually pay.

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Chairman Brady: Tax Reform “Inevitable”

April 12, 2016


By John Harwood

Kevin Brady, a congenial Republican from suburban Houston, wanted to take over the powerful House Ways and Means Committee after previous chairman Dave Camp retired in 2014. But he lost out to the fastest-rising Republican star of all — 2012 vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan.

Then political lightning struck. House Speaker John Boehner, frustrated by…

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