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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 Secretary Murphy Re: File Number S7-27-08

Business Roundtable supports the efforts of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to promote the use of a single set of high-quality global accounting standards.

Castellani Letter to Congress Re: Budget Resolution

The budget resolution under consideration proposes to implement major new policies which if implemented as proposed would seriously damage our nation’s ability to recover from the recession and impair our international competitiveness in the future.

BRT Spearheads Coalition to Protect American Jobs

The 200 undersigned companies and trade associations write today to express our strong opposition to provisions in the Administration's budget to increase taxes on U.S. companies that are competing for business in international markets.

Business Roundtable on Tax Increase on U.S. Companies

To Members of the U.S. House of Representatives:

Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies, urges Congress to reject the Administration's budget proposal to increase taxes on U.S. companies competing for business abroad. The present rules were designed by Congress specifically to provide a level playing field for U.S. companies to compete in the international economy. The Administration's budget proposal would increase taxes by $210 billion over 10 years through changes to "deferral" and other tax provisions.

Business Roundtable on Tax Increase on U.S. Companies

Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies, urges Congress to reject the Administration's budget proposal to increase taxes on U.S. companies competing for business abroad.

Harold McGraw III's Remarks at the National Press Club Newsmaker Event

Thank you, Mark, for those kind words.

And my special thanks to you and your distinguished colleagues for providing me the opportunity to speak at this prestigious venue.

As Mark mentioned, today I’m here in my capacity as Chairman of Business Roundtable. We’re an association of the nation’s CEOs, and we, like all Americans, have come together – Democrats and Republicans – to help find an urgent solution to this financial and economic crisis that is like no other before.

Letter to Congress Regarding Economic Recovery

Business Roundtable supports the Administration and Congress’ goal to develop an economic package to put our economy back on the path of long-term growth and urges swift action.

Harold McGraw III Letter to President-Elect Obama

With more than two million jobs lost in 2008 – and accelerating job losses in the past three months – decisive action is needed if we are to return our economy to a path for growth and full employment.

Letter to Congress Re: Automakers Liquidity Crisis

The global financial market crisis has spread across all sectors of the U.S. economy and has threatened economic growth and job creation.

Letter Re: Liquidity Crisis and Economic Stimulus

On behalf of Business Roundtable, I am writing to express our strong support for new bipartisan legislation to address the severe financial credit disruptions in order to restore stability to the credit markets and the U.S. economy.

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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.