Washington, D.C., September 19, 2013—Printing Industries of America today issued the following statement regarding a joint press conference between the RATE Coalition and the Coalition for Fair Effective Tax Rates, intended to focus the 113th Congress on passing necessary tax reform legislation.
Printing Industries of America today participated in a joint press conference held by the Reforming America’s Taxes Equitably (RATE) Coalition and the Coalition for Fair Effective Tax Rates (CFETR), collectively representing more than 1,500,000 businesses ranging from corporate rate payers to small mom-and-pop printers paying individual tax rates. The conference…> Read more
The following statement was released by the Committee on Ways and Means on September 19, 2013:
Washington, DC – Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) and and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) issued the following statement praising a joint call by the RATE Coalition and the Coalition for Fair Effective Tax Rates to advance and pass comprehensive tax reform that makes today’s broken tax code simpler and fairer for all job creators.
“Today’s call to action by these two coalitions underscores what job creators across the country have long said: our broken tax code ought to…> Read more
For Immediate Release
WASHINGTON, D.C., September 19, 2013 – Two tax coalitions supporting comprehensive tax reform held a joint press conference today to urge support for the efforts of Senator Max Baucus (D-MT) and Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI) to pass comprehensive tax reform.
Representatives for both the RATE (Reforming America’s Taxes Equitably) Coalition and the Coalition for Fair Effective Tax Rates said they believe the tax code is broken and that what’s needed is comprehensive tax reform that simplifies the system by lowering individual and corporate rates and eliminating distorting tax preferences. Together,…> Read more
The Coalition for Fair Effective Tax Rates and the RATE Coalition today released the following joint statement:
The tax code is broken and businesses of all kinds – large and small, corporations and mom-and-pop shops – agree: what’s needed is comprehensive tax reform that simplifies the system by lowering individual and corporate rates and eliminating distorting tax preferences.
We strongly support the efforts of the chairmen of the tax-writing committees in Congress, Senator Max Baucus (D-MT) and Congressman Dave Camp (R-MI), to pass bipartisan comprehensive tax reform legislation. A simpler, fairer code, with lower rates for both corporations and businesses that…> Read more
The Coalition for Fair Effective Tax Rates and the RATE Coalition to Hold Event in Support of Comprehensive Tax Reform
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 2:00 PM., the RATE Coalition and the Coalition for Fair Effective Tax Rates will host a joint press conference to advocate for tax reform that will benefit all U.S. businesses through the creation of a fairer tax system with lower tax rates for both corporations and businesses that pay taxes using individual rates.
Who: RATE Coalition Co-Chairs James P. Pinkerton and Elaine Kamarck and Coalition for Fair Effective Tax Rates Co-Chairs Dan Danner and Bill Hughes
What: Press conference to discuss reforming the tax code for American businesses.
When: Thursday, September 19, 2013…> Read more
The Coalition for Fair Effective Tax Rates released the following statement regarding Sen. Max Baucus and Rep. Dave Camp’s visit to Memphis on September 9:
“The Coalition for Fair Effective Tax Rates applauds the chairmen of the tax-writing committees in Congress for continuing their cross-country campaign for tax reform with a stop today in Memphis. Sen. Max Baucus and Rep. Dave Camp plan to visit a small family-owned business and FedEx to illustrate that the federal tax system is broken for both large and small businesses paying corporate and individual rates. We hope Sen. Baucus and Rep. Camp gain the…> Read more
WASHINGTON, D.C., September 5, 2013 — The Coalition for Fair Effective Tax Rates, a group advocating comprehensive tax reform, increased the number of U.S. businesses it represents by 250,000 over the last month. The group’s membership has grown to 1.5 million from 1.25 million since July 31.
The Coalition has grown rapidly since its creation in July; it doubled in size in the first week. Its newest national members include the American Trucking Associations, the American Council of Engineering Companies and the National Confectioners Association. Nine state retailer associations also joined, contributing greatly to the Coalition’s expansion.
“On behalf of the…
Originally appeared on Roll Call on August 30, 2013
Tax reform is a hot topic in Congress these days and for good reason. Our current tax system is broken, complicated and clearly gives preference to some industries over others, which is obviously unfair.
A recent study by the respected accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers — and widely read on Capitol Hill — showed gigantic disparities among industries. Retailing, wholesaler-distributors and service providers had effective tax rates — the rate of taxes they actually paid — of 36.4 percent or higher. By contrast, utilities and other…> Read more
The Coalition for Fair Effective Tax Rates released the following statement about the visit of Sen. Max Baucus and Rep. Dave Camp to California businesses on August 19:
“The Coalition for Fair Effective Tax Rates commends Chairmen Baucus and Camp for highlighting the need to fix the broken federal Tax Code during their visit to California today. Silicon Valley is home to the types of firms that the Coalition represents and that would benefit from the fairer, simpler tax system the chairmen want to create. Businesses both large and small – and that pay corporate or individual taxes – would…> Read more
Arlington, VA – November 14, 2012
A PricewaterhouseCoopers report commissioned by the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) finds that comprehensive tax reform that reduces the corporate tax rate and treats all industries equally would provide a mix of benefits, including the creation of up to 327,000 new retail jobs, higher wages, lower prices for consumers, and increased capital investment.
The report also finds that in addition to being America’s second-largest private employer, the retail industry pays the fourth-highest domestic effective tax rate at 36.4 percent, more than 10 percentage points above the average for all other industries…
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