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Latest Internet Tax Scheme Violates Constitutional Taxing Principle, Demands Unprecedented Compliance Burden, Nation's Oldest Taxpayer Group Testifies to Congress

by Pete Sepp, Douglas Kellogg / /

Today, Vice President of Government Affairs for the 362,000-member National Taxpayers Union (NTU), Andrew Moylan, submitted testimony to the House Judiciary Committee criticizing the "Marketplace Equity Act" (H.R. 3179) as a flawed piece of legislation th
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Taxpayer Groups Applaud Ballot Measure to Limit Future Tax Increases

by Pete Sepp, Lee Schalk / /

Last week, over 600,000 Michiganders submitted their signatures to put a two-thirds supermajority requirement to raise taxes on the November ballot. The ballot language, proposed by the Michigan Alliance for Prosperity, would subject all future tax increa
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Interchange Fee Settlement Should Serve as “Hands-Off”Message to Congress, Says Taxpayer Group

by Pete Sepp / /

Hot on the heels of the recent announcement that Visa and MasterCard had reached a $7.25 billion settlement over interchange fees, the 362,000-member National Taxpayers Union (NTU) had a simple message for elected officials: hands off!
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Health Care Ruling Guts Constitution‘s Taxing-Power Limits, Will Ignite New Taxpayer Revolt, Citizen Group Says

by Pete Sepp / /

Today‰Ûªs Supreme Court decision upholding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or ‰ÛÏObamacare,‰Û has disastrous implications not only for health care but for all tax policy ‰ÛÒ thanks to the Court‰Ûªs reliance on Congress‰Ûª taxing authority
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101 Economists Warn: Overzealous Anti-Trust Investigation of Google Threatens Consumer Choice and Market Innovation

by Pete Sepp, Douglas Kellogg / /

Today, the 362,000-member National Taxpayers Union (NTU) sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission and other key policymakers, signed by 101 leading economists who agree that the federal government‰Ûªs latest anti-trust enforcement push ‰ÛÒ aimed most
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Nation's Oldest Taxpayer Group: U.S. Tax Complexity Is Civil Liberties Crisis, Costs Americans Billions in Lost Dollars & Hours

by Pete Sepp, Douglas Kellogg / /

Our complex tax system continues to be one of the most expensive in the world, costing the American economy $228.4 billion and 6.38 billion hours per year; combined with recent Congressional legislation, it threatens to become a full-blown civil liberty c
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Government Imposed Broadband Schemes Trap Taxpayers, Sap Competition, Study Warns

by Pete Sepp / /

Local officials continue touting government-backed municipal broadband networks, but hard experience shows that the illusory benefits are far outweighed by the very real liabilities to taxpayers and the economy. That‰Ûªs the conclusion of a new Policy Pap
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Taxpayers‘ Defenders Still Swamped by Spenders, Citizen Group‘s Non-Partisan Scorecard of Congress Shows

by Pete Sepp / /

Hard-charging conservative lawmakers helped to boost pro-Taxpayer Scores for both the House and Senate, but even these heavy-lifters had a hard time overcoming the tax-and-spend crowd in Congress, according to the 362,000-member National Taxpayers Union‰Û
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