Taxation Policy Committee

The committee analyzes and provides input on recommended policy on federal tax legislative initiatives.

On request from Chamber staff, the committee analyzes and provides input on recommended policy on federal tax legislative initiatives. The committee has developed general principles for tax reform which have been approved by the Chamber’s Board of Directors and which guide the Chamber in determining its position on tax reform legislative proposals. Chamber staff may activate the committee’s tax reform subcommittee to develop consensus positions on issues presented by various tax reform proposals as the tax reform debate moves forward. 

Recent Activity

CommentMay 01, 2019 - 4:15pm

U.S. Chamber Comments on REG-104464-18: Deduction for Foreign-Derived Intangible Income and Global Intangible Low-Taxed Income

On May 1, the U.S. Chamber submitted the following comments to the Treasury Department and the IRS on REG-104464-18, guidance to determine the amount of the deduction for foreign-derived intangible income and global intangible low-taxed income, as published in the Federal Register on March 6, 2019.

CommentFeb 25, 2019 - 1:15pm

U.S. Chamber Comments on REG-106089-18: Limitation on the Deduction for Business Interest Expense

On February 25, the U.S. Chamber submitted the following comments to the Treasury Department and the IRS on REG-106089-18, guidance related to the limitation on the deduction for business interest expense as published in the Federal Register on December 28, 2018.

CommentFeb 22, 2019 - 1:45pm

U.S. Chamber Comments on REG-104352-18: Rules Regarding Certain Hybrid Arrangements

On February 22, the U.S. Chamber submitted the following comments to the Treasury Department and the IRS on REG-104352-18, guidance regarding certain hybrid arrangements as published in the Federal Register on December 28, 2018.

CommentFeb 15, 2019 - 10:15am

U.S. Chamber Comments on REG-104259-18: Guidance Related to the Base Erosion and Anti-Abuse Tax under Section 59A

On February 15, the U.S. Chamber submitted comments regarding REG-104259-18, guidance related to the base erosion and anti-abuse tax under section 59A, as published in the Federal Register on December 21, 2018.

CommentFeb 01, 2019 - 9:45am

U.S. Chamber Comments on REG-105600-18: Guidance Related to the Foreign Tax Credit

On February 1, the U.S. Chamber submitted the following comments to the Treasury Department and the IRS on REG-105600-18, guidance related to the foreign tax credit, including guidance implementing changes made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, as published in the Federal Register on December 7, 2018.

CommentDec 12, 2018 - 11:30am

U.S. Chamber Comments on REG-115420-18: Investing in Qualified Opportunity Funds (Guidance Under §1400Z-2)

On December 12, the U.S. Chamber submitted the following comments to the Treasury Department and the IRS on REG-115420-18: Investing in qualified opportunity funds, as published in the Internal Revenue Bulletin on October 29, 2018.

CommentNov 20, 2018 - 9:30am

U.S. Chamber Comments on REG-104390-18: Guidance Related to Section 951A (Global Intangible Low-Taxed Income)

On November 20, the U.S. Chamber submitted the following comments to the Treasury Department and the IRS on REG-104390-18, guidance related to section 951A, as published in the Internal Revenue Bulletin on October 10, 2018.

CommentNov 01, 2018 - 11:00am

U.S. Chamber Comments on IRS Notice 2018-68: Guidance on the Application of Section 162(m)

The U.S. Chamber submitted comments on IRS notice 2018-68: Guidance on the Application of Section 162(m)

Letters to CongressOct 30, 2018 - 9:45am

U.S. Chamber Letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on European Digital Services Tax

U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue today sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on the potential for a European Digital Services Tax (DST).Read the letter below:October 29, 2018

Ad, In the NewsOct 16, 2018 - 3:30pm to Oct 24, 2018 - 7:00pm

U.S. Chamber’s Harris to Speak at Naperville Regional Economic Forecast Event

On Wednesday, October 24, 2018, U.S. Chamber Vice President, Tax Policy & Economic Development, and Chief Tax Policy Counsel Caroline Harris will speak on a panel at the Naperville Regional Economic Forecast, co-hosted by the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce and Calamos Investments. Harris will provide an update on recent tax reform legislation, the current legislative outlook, and the 2018 midterm elections. Other panelists will include Calamos Investments Founder, Chairman, and Global CIO John P. Calamos Sr. and PNC Financial Services Group Chief Economist Gus Faucher.