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Trump's Tax Plan: An Overview

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Donald Trump's campaign announced his tax reform plan today, which it claims will reduce taxes on the middle class, simplify the tax code, and "grow the American economy" and adding a "huge" number of jobs while remaining revenue neutral.
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Rick Santorum Previews His Flat Tax Plan

by Demian Brady / /

Rick Santorum has vowed to "end the IRS as we know it" and will soon unveil his plan to make that so. While the full details are forthcoming, he provided an overview to an audience in Iowa. The current seven federal income tax brackets would be simplified
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Jeb Bush Offers Tax Reform Plan

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

On Wednesday, former Governor of Florida and current Presidential candidate Jeb Bush announced his tax reform plan, "The Reform and Growth Act of 2017," during a speech in North Carolina.
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Economists Stress Need for Tax Reform at DC Event

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Economists gathered at an event in DC this past week to discuss why tax system reform is needed and how it could be done.
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Rand Paul's Tax Reform Plan: What It Means

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

On Thursday, Presidential candidate and Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) penned an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal that announced how he intends to reform the federal tax code.
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NTU President Urges Protections, Simplification, in House Small Business Committee Testimony

by Douglas Kellogg / /

Last week, National Taxpayers Union (NTU) President Pete Sepp testified before the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Small Business during their hearing on "Tax Reform: Ensuring that Main Street Isn't Left Behind."
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Senators Lee and Rubio Unveil New Tax Reform Plan

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Mike Lee (R-UT) have unveiled a new tax reform plan aimed at simplifying the current system.
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Puerto Rico’s VAT: A Path Forward?

by Dan Barrett / /

The reasons for why Puerto Rico got into its debt mess are many but all is not lost yet. One proposal by local politicians may be able to right the sinking ship, thereby saving residents and all U.S. taxpayers some serious headache. However, what would th
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Taxpayer's Tab: America's Tax System: Complex, Convoluted, and Costly

by Dan Barrett, Michael Tasselmyer / /

With just about two months until Tax Day, those taxpayers who have already started work on their 1040s or 1099s are likely feeling the strain from America's overly-complicated tax system. Last year's onerous requirements were highlighted in National Taxpa
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