Economic Policy

The U.S. Chamber's Economic and Tax Policy Division focuses its work on advancing policies that create jobs and foster economic growth.

Our division is committed to pro-growth tax policies that preserve America's global competitiveness and is opposed to tax increases that reduce businesses' ability to grow, invest, and create jobs. We believe a successful economy depends on a tax code that rewards achievement, encourages investment, and promotes growth. Below you will find links to our policy objectives and accomplishments, recent Hill communications, and other relevant materials.

Recent Activity

Press ReleaseJan 07, 2020 - 2:30pm

U.S. Chamber Hires Curtis Dubay as Senior Economist to Oversee Economic Analysis

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has hired Curtis Dubay as senior economist to oversee its analysis of the U.S. and global economies. Dubay joined the Chamber on Monday Jan. 6.

Letters to CongressDec 18, 2019 - 10:00am

U.S. Chamber Key Vote Letter to the Senate on Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriations Bills

This Key Vote Alert! letter was sent to the United States Senate, supporting Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations legislation.

Letters to CongressDec 17, 2019 - 10:00am

U.S. Chamber Key Vote Letter to the House on Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriations Bills

This Key Vote Alert! letter was sent to the U.S. House of Representatives, supporting Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations legislation.

Letters to CongressNov 07, 2019 - 1:30pm

U.S. Chamber Letter on the Nomination of Paul Ray to be Administrator of OIRA

This Hill letter was sent to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, supporting the nomination of Paul Ray to be Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) in the Office of Management and Budget.

Op EdOct 28, 2019 - 10:30am

The Seattle Times Op-ed | America can't afford to be the reluctant Arctic power

The United States has long been derided as a reluctant Arctic power — but hesitancy is no longer an option in the world’s highest latitudes. Changing geopolitical circumstances require American assertiveness, innovation, and leadership to counter increasing Russian militancy in the region.

EventSep 25, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:30am
Maritime Event Graphic - September 25th.

U.S. Chamber Roundtable on Maritime Security, Trade, and Travel

Please join the Procurement and Space Industry Council on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, for a wide-ranging discussion on the economic importance of global maritime commerce and the critical role of the U.S. Coast Guard in maintaining the safety and security of America’s waterborne trade and travel industries. Admiral Karl Schultz, Commandant of the United States Coast Guard, will keynote the event along with VADM William Burke (USN, Ret.), Chief Maritime Officer at Carnival Corporation, and Tom Vecchiolla, President and CEO of ST Engineering North America.

CommentAug 14, 2019 - 9:00am

U.S. Chamber Comments on Docket No. USTR-2019-0009: Initiation of Section 301 Investigation of France's Digital Services Tax

On August 14, the U.S. Chamber submitted the following comments to USTR on the Section 301 Investigation of France’s Digital Services Tax pursuant to Federal Register Notice (FRN) 2019-15081/Docket No. USTR-2019-0009, as published on July 16, 2019.

ArticleAug 04, 2019 - 2:15pm

Space News Op-ed | Small Satellites are Big Business

The need for a more robust approach to commercial space is clear.

Comment, Letters to CongressJul 18, 2019 - 9:45am

U.S. Chamber Comments on Indexing Capital Gains Basis for Inflation

This letter was sent to Secretary Mnuchin in support of indexing capital gains basis for inflation.

Letters to CongressJul 15, 2019 - 4:30pm

U.S. Chamber Key Vote Alert! on Tax Protocols

This Key Vote Alert! letter was sent to the United States Senate, urging the ratification of several tax protocols before the Senate.