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Maryland Death Tax Relief Passage Shows Time for Bi-Partisan Repeal Is Now

by Douglas Kellogg / /

Yesterday, the Maryland General Assembly passed legislation that would offer relief to taxpayers by gradually bringing the state‰Ûªs estate tax exemption in line with the Federal government‰Ûªs. This move is the latest in a trend of bi-partisan action to
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Nation's Oldest Taxpayer Group Applauds Signing of Governor Walke's Tax Cut

by Douglas Kellogg / /

Taxpayers will have something to applaud early next week, as Governor Scott Walker prepares to sign a significant tax cut plan into law. The non-partisan National Taxpayers Union lauds the Wisconsin Governor‰Ûªs efforts to further reduce
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Hearing Highlights Internet Sales Tax Alternatives & Marketplace Fairness Act's Flaws

by Douglas Kellogg / /

After today's House Judiciary Committee hearing on alternatives to the Internet sales tax mandate known as the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA), National Taxpayers Union (NTU) Executive Vice President Pete Sepp offered the following comments:
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Camp Tax Reform Plan Offers Big Leap Potential, but Some Steps Require Work

by Douglas Kellogg / /

In response to the detailed tax reform proposal released today by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI), National Taxpayers Union Executive Vice President Pete Sepp offered the following statement:
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Nation's Oldest Taxpayer Group Slams Budget Agreement's Passage

by Pete Sepp, Douglas Kellogg / /

Yesterday evening the Senate passed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013, the misguided package that scraps the "sequester" spending caps over the next two years in favor of back-loading meager deficit reduction through fee increases and mere promises of spe
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In Reaction to Today's Announcement of an Agreement from the Budget Conference Committee

by Pete Sepp, Brandon Arnold / /

"Despite a great deal of patient negotiations, the agreement reached by Representative Paul Ryan and Senator Patty Murray leaves a lot of unanswered questions for taxpayers – and several answered ones that are discouraging. It busts the reasonable s
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Unlikely Allies Offer Billions in Deficit Reduction Recommendations for Budget Conference Committee

by Pete Sepp / /

As the Congressional Budget Conference Committee nears its deadline to craft a long-term fiscal plan, a new report released today by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG) and the National Taxpayers Union (NTU) provides our elected leaders wi
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Sleepy Election? No Way! Taxpayer Group's Analysis of State & Local Ballot Measures Reveals Major Issues at Stake

by Pete Sepp, Lee Schalk / /

Today, the 362,000-member National Taxpayers Union (NTU) released its 2013 Ballot Guide: The Taxpayer's Perspective. NTU's guide covers statewide and local propositions, initiatives, referenda, proposals and constitutional amendments from 14 states that w
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New Campaign to "Keep the Caps" Launched by Nation's Oldest Taxpayer Group

by Pete Sepp, Douglas Kellogg / /

Today, National Taxpayer's Union (NTU) officially launched its "Keep the Cap" campaign and website (KeeptheCaps.com) to drive grassroots support for the bipartisan spending limits created by the Budget Control Act two years ago.
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