Four Plans for Permanent, Pro-Growth Tax Reform in the 115th Congress

These four Tax Foundation tax plans demonstrate ways in which lawmakers could achieve permanent, pro-growth tax reform while keeping the level of federal revenue and the distribution of the tax burden roughly the same as current law. Read More

The Four Pillars of Corporate Tax Reform: Testimony before the Senate Finance Committee

The most important thing that Congress and the administration can do to boost economic growth, lift workers’ wages, create jobs, and make the U.S. economy more competitive globally, is reform our business tax system. Read More

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