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Here’s How the GOP Wants to Change Corporate Taxes in America

ACCF Scholar Gary Hufbauer explains what Congress' proposed tax reform legislation would mean for American businesses.

Chinese, Alaskan officials sign LNG project development agreement

If the gas pipeline is built and the LNG export infrastructure is put in place, it will be a much needed boost for the slumping Alaskan economy

How to Improve the Trump Tax Plan

The business tax plan being promoted by President Trump, and its close cousin released by House leadership this week, start with a good idea but then descend into an unworkable mess. Fortunately, the flaws can be fixed, if policymakers are willing to be bold.

Cutting tax rates will net greater harvest

Published in Washington Times

There is a free lunch for a government that desires to increase revenues in order to “pay” for more middle-income tax cuts. Reduce the maximum capital gains tax rate to 15 percent and remove the capital gains tax from commodity transactions.

Scrapping Nafta cannot help the losing side

It is true that trade policies have winners and losers, but their net impact is a win for the country.

The U.S. Can No Longer Afford Deficit-Increasing Tax Cuts

Compared with 1981 and 2001, revenue is down and the debt is way up as a share of GDP.

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    To call U.S. power sector developments of the last couple weeks “interesting” would be an understatement. Two weeks ago, the Department of Energy issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) that aims effectively to bring back or keep online some of the less competitive coal and nuclear power plants. That proposed rule was followed this […]
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    The Regulatory Accountability Act incorporates many bipartisan solutions to problems that have plagued the expansion of the federal regulatory system. The ideas expressed in the bill are certainly worthy of continued analysis and discussion. Read more in the Bloomberg View column by Cass Sustein:   A Regulatory Reform Bill That Everyone Should Like Look! Bipartisanship […]
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