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Nation's Oldest Taxpayer Group Slams Senate for Sneak Tax Attack on Internet; Girds for House Battle amid Growing Opposition

by Pete Sepp, Douglas Kellogg / /

Despite Majority Leader Harry Reid's statement that he'd back an open debate process on the flawed Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA), supporters in both parties managed today to ram through the legislation, which dangerously expands states' tax collection po
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Study for Nation's Oldest Taxpayer Group Identifies Hundreds of Billions in Savings from "New Approach" to Water Infrastructure

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If taxpayers and ratepayers want to avoid unaffordable utility bills and huge liabilities in the not-too-distant future, they must insist now on more competition, oversight, and innovation in the way public officials manage the nation's water and sewer sy
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Senate's Latest Move toward Internet Tax Scheme Threatens to Trample Economy, Constitution, Citizen Group Says

by Pete Sepp, Douglas Kellogg / /

By voting last night to rush passage of a controversial Internet tax scheme, Senate backers of the deceptively-named ‰ÛÏMarketplace Fairness Act‰Û (MFA) drew harsh criticism from the 362,000-member National Taxpayers U
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National Taxpayers Union Study Exposes $241 Billion, 6.7 Billion Hours Lost to Complex Tax Code

by Pete Sepp, Douglas Kellogg / /

Today, National Taxpayers Union (NTU) released its 15th annual study of tax complexity in the U.S., revealing that the tax code now costs the economy a startling $240.8 billion thanks to billions of hours of labor and other expenses lost to a growing and
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Nation's Oldest Taxpayer Group Endorses Bi-Partisan Ethanol Reform Bill

by Pete Sepp, Douglas Kellogg / /

Today, in a letter to Capitol Hill, National Taxpayers Union (NTU) announced its strong support for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Reform Act, a bi-partisan measure that would reduce the economically damaging and onerous ethanol requirements for fuel i
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Senate Vote to Advance Internet Tax Scheme is Assault on Taxpayers, Internet Commerce, Citizen Group Declares

by Pete Sepp, Douglas Kellogg / /

By passing an amendment to the Senate Budget Resolution ‰ÛÒ with Republican support ‰ÛÒ to promote legislation giving states vast new tax collection powers, lawmakers have startlingly betrayed constitutional taxpayer protections and put small online busin
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Budget Resolutions Offer Gains, Pains, for Taxpayers, Nation's Oldest Taxpayer Group Says

by Pete Sepp / /

Taxpayers have cause for celebration or consternation, depending on which of this week‰Ûªs two Congressional Budget Resolutions they read ‰ÛÒ and, what parts of each they read. That‰Ûªs the observation of the 362,000-member National Taxpayers Union (NTU),
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Nation's Oldest Taxpayer Group Announces Major Campaign To "Stop the Tax Attack"

by Pete Sepp / /

The 362,000-member National Taxpayers Union (NTU) today announced an advertising campaign focused on highlighting the negative impact of discriminatory energy tax measures on the economy, the long-term budget picture, and systemic tax reform. The ads are
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Nation's Oldest Taxpayer Group Calls Latest Twist on McDonnell Plan "Taxpayer Nightmare"

by Douglas Kellogg / /

In response to Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell's now $6.1 billion transportation tax increase proposal over 5 years, the 362,000-member National Taxpayers Union (NTU) has stepped up its opposition to the plan, saying it has reached "taxpayer nightmare sta
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