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What is Business Roundtable

Business Roundtable (BRT) is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote sound public policy and a thriving U.S. economy.

More Than Leaders. Leadership.

Business Roundtable is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote a thriving economy and expanded opportunity for all Americans through sound public policy.

About BRT

Business Roundtable supports tax and budget policies that promote U.S. business investment, competitiveness and job creation. Specifically, the Committee focuses on pro-growth reform of domestic and U.S. international tax rules and advocates for slowing the growth of federal spending to stabilize federal debt and achieve long-term fiscal sustainability.

America’s Leading Employers Applaud House Passage of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

We thank members of the House of Representatives for taking a historic step toward making America’s tax code an advantage, not an obstacle, for American workers, families and businesses of all sizes.

Business Roundtable Letter Supporting House Tax Reform Bill

Dear Member of the United States House of Representatives:

Business Roundtable urges you to vote in favor of H.R. 1, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

This is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to reform the nation’s tax system to strengthen economic growth, increase wages and create more jobs for American workers. Passage of H.R. 1 is a critical step in enacting comprehensive tax reform.

Business Roundtable Statement on Tax Reform Efforts by House and Senate

Business Roundtable today issued the following statement on progress made by the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate advancing pro-growth tax reform.

Business Roundtable Presses for Tax Reform in New National Television Ad Featuring Illinois Supplier

Business Roundtable today released a new national cable television advertisement as part of its multipronged effort supporting pro-growth tax reform. The new ad, which will also run on radio and online, features Mike Bertsche, President and CEO of Camcraft, a 300-person manufacturing company that makes engine components for cars, trucks and construction equipment.

Business Roundtable Statement in Support of House Introduction of Tax Reform Legislation

Business Roundtable today issued the following statement supporting introduction of once-in-a-generation tax reform legislation by the House of Representatives:

Business Roundtable Statement on House Approval of the Senate Budget Resolution

Business Roundtable today released the following statement upon House approval of the Senate FY2018 budget resolution.

Business Roundtable Statement on House Consideration of the Senate Budget Resolution

Business Roundtable today issued the following statement ahead of the House floor vote on the Senate’s FY2018 budget resolution with reconciliation instructions on tax reform

Business Roundtable Statement on Senate Budget Resolution Debate and Tax Reform

Washington – Business Roundtable today issued the following statement as the United States Senate begins debate on a FY 2018 budget resolution with reconciliation instructions on tax reform:

Business Roundtable: House Adoption of Budget Resolution Moves Congress Toward Tax Reform

Business Roundtable statement on House approval of a FY 2018 budget resolution with reconciliation instructions on tax reform.

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Committee Priorities

Tax reform for all businesses is fundamental to strengthening the U.S. economy and ensuring that American workers and American companies can successfully compete around the globe. A modernized U.S. tax system with competitive tax rates and competitive international tax rules would promote growth through greater investment, higher wages and more jobs in the United States.

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Achieving Sound Fiscal Policy

Business Roundtable supports sound fiscal policy by urging Congress to pass annual budgets on time; appropriate funds early enough in the legislative session to avoid disrupting government operations; follow an orderly process to allow for required borrowing; and strengthen entitlements for the long haul.