Taxes

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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Above the FoldNov 13, 2018 - 3:15pm

Canada: Witness for Pro-Growth Tax Reform

If U.S. tax reform doesn’t make U.S. companies and businesses more competitive, why does Canada feel it has to respond?

Above the FoldNov 07, 2018 - 4:00pm
Philip Hammond, U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer, speaks at a Conservative Party annual conference in Birmingham, U.K.

The U.K. Tech Tax and the Tax on Clouds

The proposed digital services tax on gross receipts associated with the tech industry is a discriminatory sales tax.

Above the FoldOct 12, 2018 - 2:30pm
U.S. Capitol dome seen through the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center.

Small Business Owner to Congress: ‘We Are Putting Tax Reform Savings to Work’

While tax reform put wind at small business owners’ backs, there’s still more work to be done.

Above the FoldOct 11, 2018 - 4:00pm
Small Business Administration Administrator Linda McMahon (left) and Labor Department Secretary Alexander Acosta speak at the U.S. Chamber Small Business Summit.

The Economy and Pro-Growth Policies Have Put Small Businesses in a Happy Place

70% of small business owners are optimistic about the economy.

Above the FoldSep 21, 2018 - 3:00pm
Tax reform supporters at a news conference in Washington, D.C.

Tax Reform Nine Months In: 600 Businesses (and Counting) Offer Raises, Bonuses

The economy is strong, and businesses are investing in their workers and communities.

Above the FoldJun 22, 2018 - 10:00am
President Donald Trump signs the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

Quick Take: Your Update on Tax Reform, Six Months Later

On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed the first major overhaul of the nation’s federal tax code in more than 30 years.

Above the FoldJun 19, 2018 - 3:30pm
Labor Day 2017

Middle Market Companies Continue Their Positive Economic Outlook

The RSM US Middle Market Business Index remains robust in the second quarter of 2018.

Above the FoldMay 16, 2018 - 9:00am
A sign outside Pike Place Market in Seattle, WA.

Tax Reform and Rule #1 of Tax Policy

If you want more of something – like economic growth – tax it less.

Above the FoldMay 10, 2018 - 12:15pm
A factory worker welds forklift components together on an assembly line in Indiana.

Early Signs Tax Reform is Working

The great growth benefits from tax reform will begin with increasing business investment.

Above the FoldMay 03, 2018 - 4:30pm
Employee Amy Merritt prepares a flower arrangement at Flowers By Julia in Princeton, Illinois.

Tax Reform is Pumping Up Small Businesses Optimism

Finding qualified workers, rather than taxes, are small business owners’ most-pressing concern, an NFIB survey found.