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Tax and fiscal policy have a profound impact on U.S. business investment, economic growth and job creation. Business Roundtable supports competitive, pro-growth tax and fiscal policies to promote economic expansion, level the playing field for U.S. companies competing in global markets and stabilize the federal debt relative to the size of the U.S. economy.

Recent Activities in Tax & Fiscal Policy

September 19, 2017
Testimony

The nation’s tax system is in urgent need of reform to boost economic growth, increase global competitiveness for American companies, and bring about meaningful improvements in the incomes of American families through higher wages and more American jobs.

September 19, 2017
News Release

Analysis: Competitive Corporate Income Tax Rate Would Have Kept 4,700 Companies in the United States

Washington — A globally competitive U.S. corporate income tax rate of 20 percent would have kept 4,700 companies in the United States from 2004 to 2016, a new Business Roundtable study on cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A) concludes.

August 11, 2017
Letter

We write today to highlight an important issue to all of our organizations—the tax treatment of offshore earnings in moving to a territorial tax system. Specifically, we ask that the transition to a territorial system include a two-rate approach in taxing foreign earnings that distinguishes between short-term cash reserves and income reinvested in other assets.

August 7, 2017
Letter
The Honorable Steven T. Mnuchin
Secretary
U.S. Department of the Treasury
1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20220
 
Dear Mr. Secretary:
 
July 28, 2017
News Release

Following the tax reform statement by the “Big Six,” Business Roundtable today announced a comprehensive advocacy campaign over the upcoming August Congressional recess that will stress the urgent need to reform the broken U.S. tax system.

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Committee Spotlight

Business Roundtable supports tax and budget policies that promote U.S. business investment and competitiveness. Specifically, the Committee focuses on reform of U.S. domestic and international tax rules and advocates for...

Growth Agenda

A Growth Plan for the U.S.

Business leaders are committed to working with government to foster a healthy business climate that creates opportunity for everyone in the U.S. We have identified attainable targets that will produce real, sustainable growth for our country.

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