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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.

Business Leaders Support Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015

Business Roundtable urges Congress and the Administration to act swiftly to approve a two-year agreement on the debt limit and federal budget

Business Roundtable Urges Swift Action to Address the Debt Limit

America’s business leaders strongly encourage the President and Congress to show united leadership and quickly address the federal debt limit.

Cooperation and Growth: Important Issues in Any Candidate Debate

The willingness to compromise on politically charged issues in Washington will be critical to producing stronger economic growth and employment, Business Roundtable President Engler said in interviews from Manchester, N.H., in conjunction with the No Labels Problem Solver convention.

Letter to Congressional Leadership on Upcoming Fiscal Deadlines

Strong leadership is needed now to find common ground to address the fiscal and budget challenges that lie ahead.

Letter to the President on Upcoming Fiscal Deadlines

We are seriously concerned about the potential negative consequences to the economy should Congress and the Administration fail to reach an agreement on funding the government for the fiscal year beginning October 1 or fail to address the debt ceiling in a timely manner later this fall.

News Roundup: President Obama Speak at the Business Roundtable

President Obama's remarks at the Business Roundtable on Wednesday and the Q&A with CEOs that followed offered a long list of topics for the media to report on: The economy and budget showdown, China and the upcoming U.S. trip of President Xi Jinping, cybersecurity, trade and the Trans-Pacific Partnership, energy policy and ozone regulation, immigration and education.

Roundup: CEO Economic Outlook Survey Show Dip in Expectations for Q3

Business Roundtable today's released its Q3 CEO Economic Outlook Survey, reporting lowered expectations for the economy over the next six months, including plans for hiring and capital investment. Projections for hiring also dropped compared to the Q2 survey. The projected GDP growth for 2015 was 2.4 percent, down from last quarter's 2.5 percent.

2,000+ Companies and Associations Urge Congress to Renew Expired Tax Provisions

The expired provisions should be renewed as soon as possible this year. We urge all members of Congress to work together to extend seamlessly on a multiyear basis, and where possible enhance or make permanent, these important tax provisions.

The Top Line: New Q2 GDP Estimate Puts Growth at 3.7 Percent

The latest GDP estimate from the Bureau of Economic Analysis reports that GDP rose 3.7 percent, up from the previous estimate's 2.3 percent increase.

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Business Groups: Repeal Punitive, Pricey Tax on Employer Health-Care Plans

As many as 25 percent of all employer-sponsored plans — including government employee plans — will likely be subject to this tax in its first year (2018), and that number will quickly rise, making today’s “low cost” plan “pricey” tomorrow.

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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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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.