Skip to content

Taxes

Kevin Brady

Tax Reform Urgent, Business Leaders Testify on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — One of the most prevalent tax reform messages that came out of five business leaders testifying on Capitol Hill Thursday was the absolute urgency of passing tax legislation for not only their companies and owners, but their employees, quality jobs, the American economy and U.S. businesses’ ability to compete internationally.

Jerry Brown minimum wage $15 (Frederic J. Brown / AFP / Getty)

Jerry Brown: California Taxpayers are ‘Freeloaders’

California Governor Jerry Brown referred to taxpayers as “freeloaders” last week for objecting to his new gas tax and car fee hikes. “The freeloaders — I’ve had enough of them … They have a president that doesn’t tell the truth and they’re following suit,” he said.

McConnell: Border Tax ‘Probably Wouldn’t Pass the Senate’

Tuesday on Bloomberg, when asked about President Donald Trump’s proposed border tax on imports from Mexico to pay for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said such a tax “probably wouldn’t pass the Senate.”

Columnist: Watch How Jerry Brown Spends, Not What He Says

Columnist George Skelton of the Los Angeles Times makes an interesting observation about California Governor Jerry Brown and his new budget: while the governor talks “like a skinflint, a penny-pinching scold,” his spending priorities are liberal, and even radical.

Kudlow: Trump’s Tax Plan a ‘Home Run’

Economist Larry Kudlow praised President Donald Trump’s proposed tax plan Sunday, calling it a “home run.” “They’re going with the campaign tax-cut plan that Steve Moore and I and Steve Mnuchin and Steven Miller and others worked on for many

UNITED STATES - JANUARY 10: Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., attends a news conference in the Capitol introducing a bipartisan bill to increase sanctions on Russia for it's role in U.S. computer hacking, January 10, 2017.(Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

McCain: Trump Should Release His Tax Returns

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) said President Donald Trump should release his tax returns. Host Jake Tapper asked, “Given that President Trump is proposing changes that could benefit him personally by tens of millions