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Chairman Camp's Proposal: A Promising Step toward Reform

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The proposal offered by House Ways & Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) represents progress on behalf of a simpler and less burdensome tax system. Taxpayers should be largely encouraged by the plan. At the same time, it contains a number of provisions that r
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Online Sales Tax Backers Oversell New Study

by Pete Sepp / /

When an esteemed economist like Arthur B. Laffer writes about tax policy and prosperity, conservatives rightfully tend to listen.Apparently this was the intent behind a recent report from Dr. Laffer and his colleague Donna Arduin entitled ‰ÛÏPro-Growth Ta
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NTU Slams IRS in Wake of “Abuse of Power”Scandal: “Never Again”

by Douglas Kellogg / /

Alongside hearings on Benghazi and reveals about the DOJ accessing communications records of reporters, the IRS ‰ÛÏabuse of power‰Û scandal is proving to be a wide-ranging and disturbing affair. National Taxpayers Union (NTU) has been responding to the d
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Congress‘ Animal Farm Moment

by Nan Swift / /

In Orwell‰Ûªs dystopian novel, a group of pigs take over the farm and promise equality for all the barnyard animals. When the leaders start wanting to live by a different set of rules from everyone else, they justify their actions with the above quote.Con
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Welcome to National Taxpayers Union's New E-Newsletter

by Douglas Kellogg / /

Greetings fellow taxpayer and welcome to your new E-Newsletter from National Taxpayers Union. Whether you are interested in being a bigger part of our exciting pro-taxpayer projects or learning more about our educational initiatives, the new E-Newsletter
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Voters Were Cautious, Not Conspicuous “Consumers”of Government at Polls

by Pete Sepp / /

Now that the ballots in last week's election have (mostly) been counted, the spinning among pundits is well underway. A commentator in Mother Jones echoed numerous voices on the left by wondering "whether and to what degree 2012 heralds the emergence of a
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In Defense of the Sequester: Why Congress Should Honor Its Word

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With the presidential election behind us, the political playing field shifts to the rapidly approaching ‰ÛÏfiscal cliff‰Û - the combination of automatic across-the-board spending cuts and the expiration of a whole host of tax cuts set to take effect Jan.
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