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Research Refresher: Special NTUF Paper on the Need for Tax Reform

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Earlier this week, NTU Foundation released a study on the need for fundamental tax reform and what the alternatives to the current system is at the federal level. Check out the summary and be sure to share it with your fellow taxpayers!
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Tab Supplemental 1 of 3: The National Care Corps Act

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

As NTUF continues to improve our new website and The Taxpayer's Tab, Foundation staff brings you the latest BillTally research and commentary on the proposed spending. In the first of our supplemental posts, we scored H.R. 5288, the National Care Corp
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NTUF Policy Paper: Tax Code is Costly, Risky

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

A new study from NTUF shows that not only does the current tax Code's complexity cost taxpayers time and money, it also puts their private information at risk. There are options to reform the system, however, and the study highlights some of them.
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The Need for Tax Reform: Simplicity, Savings, and Security

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

The current tax system in the United States is time-consuming, expensive, and intrusive, requiring taxpayers and the government to spend billions of dollars and hours every year in compliance costs. In order to minimize economic losses while protecting ta
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NTU’s Rating of Congress - Speaking of Taxpayers, September 19

by Douglas Kellogg / /

NTU Executive Vice President Brandon Arnold talks about NTU's annual Rating of Congress - and the Senate's dismal performance. NTUF's Dan Barrett discusses space exploration options and a new reality show that will feature a pair of Senators.
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10 Bi-Partisan “No-Brainer” Bills Congress Should Pass

by Nan Swift / /

The 113th Congress is about to return from summer recess, and if you believe the hype that this is a "do-nothing" Congress, perhaps you aren't expecting much. Whether that's a fair moniker or not, Congress could do much to dispel it by passing some of the
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Taxpayer's Tab: BillTally Update: Spending Proposals on the Rise

by Dan Barrett / /

At this point, Members in the House have introduced 661 spending bills and 139 cut bills, a ratio of nearly 5 to 1. Senators have authored 437 spending bills and 68 savings bills – that is over 6 increases for each reduction proposed.
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CBO Reports More Debt Ahead if Congress Stays the Course

by Nan Swift / /

Yesterday, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a rather dismal long-term budget outlook that illustrates how "persistent deficits" will make our debt continue to climb over the decade ahead. The projections show that the debt will increase from
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Export-Import Bank: A Bad Deal for Taxpayers

by Melodie Bowler / /

If you haven't heard about the Export-Import Bank, here's a quick rundown of the basics: Commonly called Ex-Im, the bank was established by executive order of President Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 2, 1934.
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