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The Chamber continues to fight for a streamlined tax system allowing taxpayers to make smarter decisions about how they work, save, and invest, and unleashing the power of American businesses—large and small—to create jobs.

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CommentNov 12, 2019 - 11:00am

U.S. Chamber Comments on REG-125710-18: Regulations Under Section 382(h) Related to Built-In Gain and Loss

On November 11, the U.S. Chamber submitted these comments to the IRS and Treasury on REG-125710-18, guidance regarding the items of income and deduction which are included in the calculation of built-in gains and losses under section 382 of the Internal Revenue Code, as published in the Federal Register on September 10, 2019.

CommentNov 11, 2019 - 10:30am

U.S. Chamber Comments on the Secretariat Proposal for a “Unified Approach” under Pillar One

On November 11, the U.S. Chamber submitted these comments to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on the Secretariat Proposal for a “Unified Approach” under Pillar One regarding taxation of the digital economy.

CommentOct 10, 2019 - 9:00am

U.S. Chamber Comments on REG-102508-16: Guidance Under section 6033 Regarding the Reporting Requirements of Exempt Organizations

On October 10, the U.S. Chamber submitted this letter to the IRS and Treasury on REG-102508-16: Guidance Under section 6033 Regarding the Reporting Requirements of Exempt Organizations as published in the Federal Register on September 10, 2019.

CommentSep 16, 2019 - 9:15am

U.S. Chamber Comments on REG-101828-19: Guidance Under Section 958 (Rules for Determining Stock Ownership) and Section 951A (Global Intangible Low-Taxed Income)

On September 16, the U.S. Chamber submitted these comments to the IRS and Treasury on REG-101828-19: Guidance Under Section 958 (Rules for Determining Stock Ownership) and Section 951A (Global Intangible Low-Taxed Income), as published in the Federal Register on June 21, 2019.

CommentSep 13, 2019 - 9:00am

U.S. Chamber Comments to Treasury on Corporate Filing Deadline Relief

On September 13, the U.S. Chamber submitted these comments to Treasury regarding concerns over the ability of businesses to meet the upcoming corporate filing deadline.

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.

ArticleJul 26, 2019 - 4:45pm
Pension Crisis sign

House vote on multiemployer pension funding recognizes there is a problem, but more is needed

As the multiemployer pension funding crisis looms, its now up to the Senate to act.

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.

Press ReleaseJul 17, 2019 - 7:00pm

U.S. Chamber Commends Passage of House Legislation That Would Repeal “Cadillac Tax”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer Neil Bradley released the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 748, the “Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019.” The Chamber issued a key vote in support of passage of the bill.

Issue BriefJul 16, 2019 - 5:00pm

Ursula von der Leyen Elected President of European Commission

What happened?Today, the European Parliament narrowly approved German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen as the European Commission’s first female president. The vote was 383-327, meaning von der Leyen barely exceeded the threshold of 374 votes needed to win. Her narrow victory will hamper her ability to command a broad majority in favor of her policy agenda.