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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.

Letter to President Trump & Congressional Leaders on the Once-in-a-Generation Opportunity on Tax Reform

Now is the time to shift from listening to action. We urge you to undertake this effort with the highest priority and move forward with pro-growth legislation that will put America on a path of accelerated economic growth with higher wages and greater employment opportunities for all Americans.

Letter to Secretary Mnuchin on Recent Tax Regulations of Concern

The regulations effectively increase tax burdens, impede economic growth, and saddle American businesses with onerous fines, complicated forms, and frustration.

Business Leaders Make Case for Immediate Tax Reform to Create Jobs and Economic Growth

House Committee Hearing is Important Step Forward, Delaying Reform will Cause Slower Economic Growth, Hiring and Capital Investment

CEOs Say: Jobs, Investment & Growth Are All At Stake

A new survey of America's leading employers found that successful tax reform will mean more jobs, investment and growth in the U.S. economy. Delaying reform, however, will cause slower economic growth, hiring and capital investment.

America has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to reform our outdated tax system. Congress and the administration must act on a plan that provides for competitive business tax rates and a modern international tax system.

CEOs Say: Jobs, Investment & Growth Are All At Stake

A new survey of America's leading employers found that successful tax reform will mean more jobs, investment and growth in the U.S. economy. Delaying reform, however, will cause slower economic growth, hiring and capital investment.

America has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to reform our outdated tax system. Congress and the administration must act on a plan that provides for competitive business tax rates and a modern international tax system.

Business Leaders Welcome Review of Treasury Rules

Business Roundtable Members Urge the Administration to Withdraw Treasury’s 2016 Debt/Equity Regulations

Op-Ed: Replacing Outdated Tax System Needed to Make US More Competitive

Read the full op-ed in Leadership in Action

By Gregory J. Hayes, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of United Technologies Corporation

Over the last 30 years, other countries have reduced tax rates dramatically, while the U.S. tax code has remained a relic of the past. Our current tax system makes U.S. companies uncompetitive around the world.

Business Roundtable Statement on President Trump’s Tax Proposals Outlined in Joint Session

President Trump’s remarks tonight should help build momentum for the kind of big tax reform this country needs for economic growth and the creation of more high-wage jobs.

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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.