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 18, 2018 - 11:30am

U.S. Chamber Comments on Notice 2018-26

On May 18, the U.S. Chamber submitted the following comments to Treasury and the IRS in response to Notice 2018-26 as published in the Internal Revenue Bulletin on April 16, 2018.

Press ReleaseApr 17, 2018 - 1:15pm

U.S. Chamber Celebrates Historic Tax Reform and Says Farewell to the Old Tax Code

Sen. Pat Toomey, Business Leaders Highlight How the New, Pro-Growth Tax Code is Improving U.S. LivesWASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today hosted “Tax Cuts at Work,” a tax day event celebrating the end of the old, outdated tax code and the benefits the new, pro-growth tax code brings to American workers, businesses, and families.

CommentMar 07, 2018 - 10:15am

U.S. Chamber Comments Regarding Regulatory Guidance under Public Law No. 115-97

On March 7, 2018, the U.S. Chamber submitted the following comments to Treasury and the IRS regarding general regulatory guidance requests under Public Law No. 115-97.

CommentFeb 21, 2018 - 9:00am

Notice 2018-13 Comments

On February 20, 2018, the U.S. Chamber submitted the following comments in response to Notice 2018-13 issued on January 19, 2018.

Above the FoldFeb 05, 2018 - 3:30pm
The Tax Plan is Boosting Small Business

Thanks to Tax Reform, These Small Businesses are Hiring, Investing, Growing

One month after the most significant federal tax overhaul in more than 30 years, small business is feeling the love. And investing it back.

CommentFeb 01, 2018 - 9:15am

U.S. Chamber Comments on Notice 2018-07

On January 31, the U.S. Chamber submitted comments to the IRS in response to Notice 2018-07 as published in the Federal Register on December 29,2017.

Press ReleaseDec 20, 2017 - 1:00pm

U.S. Chamber’s Donohue: These Are ‘Bold Reforms for Lasting American Growth’

Policymakers Deliver on Their Promise of Pro-Growth Tax ReformWASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue today issued the following statement after final passage of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” sending the legislation to President Trump to sign into law:

Press ReleaseDec 19, 2017 - 2:30pm

U.S. Chamber President Applauds House Passage of Final Tax Reform Legislation

‘We’re On the Cusp of a Historic Moment,’ says DonohueWASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue today issued the following statement after the House voted to pass the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:”

Press ReleaseDec 02, 2017 - 2:00am

U.S. Chamber’s Donohue: Tax Reform Closer Than Ever to Becoming Reality

Pro-Growth Reform Will Grow the Economy, Create Jobs, and Encourage Business InvestmentWASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today after the U.S. Senate passed the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:”

Above the FoldNov 30, 2017 - 6:30pm
The U.S. Capitol at sunrise.

The Joint Tax Committee’s Epic Dynamic Fail

Credible analysis of Congressional tax reform bills expects additional growth of 3% to 5% of GDP. Where did JTC go wrong?