Taxes

The Chamber is fighting for a smarter, 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.

We are advancing a pro-growth tax agenda to lower tax rates for businesses and individuals alike, establish a more economically rational tax base, and simplify compliance and administration.

Recent Activity

Above the FoldApr 24, 2018 - 2:00pm
A semi tractor trailer celebrating tax cuts from the American Trucking Associations parked outside the U.S. Chamber.

Tax Reform Has America’s Trucking Industry Humming

Half of trucking carriers were planning to increase wages or offer bonuses as a direct result of tax reform.

Above the FoldApr 17, 2018 - 5:30pm
Piggy bank surrounded by shredded pieces of the U.S. tax code.

Here’s How Tax Reform is Working for American Workers, Businesses, and Families

Whether it’s through increased business investment, more jobs, or more pay, we're seeing tax reform’s benefits all across the country.

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D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today hosted “Tax Cuts at Work,” a tax day event celebrating the end of the old, outdated tax code and the benefits the new, pro-growth tax code brings to American workers, businesses, and families.

EventApr 17, 2018 - 8:30am to 10:30am

Tax Cuts at Work

On this Tax Day, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Senator Toomey to the Chamber to address our members and discuss the benefits of the recently enacted tax reform legislation. Confirmed Speakers:

Above the FoldApr 12, 2018 - 2:45pm
U.S. Chamber tax benefits map

Tax Cuts Work

Thanks to the recently-enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, job creators are sending less of their hard-earned money to Washington.

Press ReleaseApr 11, 2018 - 12:30pm

U.S. Chamber’s Donohue Comments on Speaker Paul Ryan’s Retirement Announcement

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today about Speaker Paul Ryan:

Above the FoldMar 23, 2018 - 5:00pm
The Aleph Objects LulzBot 3D printers production facility in Loveland, CO.

Tax Reform Boosts Middle Market Business Confidence to an All-Time High

Nearly 70% of business executives surveyed said the economy improved in the first quarter of 2018.

Above the FoldMar 16, 2018 - 1:45pm
A monitor displays stock market information on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York.

There is Nothing Magical about Stock Buybacks

Stock buybacks are just another means of distributing earnings.

Above the FoldMar 15, 2018 - 1:30pm
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks at a news conference at the U.S. Capitol.

Of Crumbs and Fancy Cake: Nancy Pelosi’s Take on Tax Reform

A big benefit is just on the horizon in the form of a stronger economy, with jobs more plentiful and wages rising.

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.