In Memoriam: ACCF Founding Member Neil Wissing
A champion of pro-growth tax and economic policy has passed on. Neil Wissing was a dedicated founding member of the ACCF and was an active player in the reduction of capital gains tax rates.
ACCF Scholar: Fix Corporate Tax by Repealing It
In The New York Times, ACCF Scholar N. Gregory Mankiw discusses tax inversions and the need for corporate tax reform.
New Special Report: How TPA Benefits Economy and Trade
A new special report by the ACCF Center for Policy Research examines the Trade Promotion Authority as a critical tool to boost investment, jobs and growth. The report highlights current trade negotiations as well as opportunities particularly in the energy sector where FTAs can take on even greater importance due to the major surge of domestic shale gas and oil production.
Fox Business: Tax Reform and Your Small Business
Margo Thorning: “$1 billion in new investment has been associated with the creation of 20,000 new jobs over the last three decades – this is a fact that today’s tax writers must closely consider as they weigh the impact of their proposals on the ability of capital intensive industries to create job and support the gross domestic product.”
New ACCF Video: Energy Exports Benefit Main Street USA
A new video sponsored by ACCF is narrated by former Democratic Rep. Harold Ford Jr. highlights how energy exports are revitalizing Main Street, powering key industries and strengthening manufacturing. President Obama and Congress should “Act on LNG” and end the red tape that are tying up additional LNG export approvals.
New Report: Alternative Tax Reform Plans and Business Investment
As the debate about how to reform the federal tax code continues, the ACCF presents this Special Report summarizing the finding of a new ACCF/ Ernst & Young report analyzing how two alternative reform plans will impact the cost of capital for new investment in the U.S.
For three decades the ACCF and its research affiliate, the ACCF Center for Policy Research, have brought the message to U.S. and international policymakers, the media, and the public that a nation’s strength and stability depend upon well-thought-out economic, regulatory, and environmental policies to promote capital formation, economic growth, and a higher standard of living for all.Read More
Energy & Climate Change Policy
ACCF is an internationally recognized economic authority on energy and environmental policy issues. Because energy use and economic growth go hand in hand, policymakers should develop a flexible, long-term approach to reducing the growth of greenhouse gases. This requires a global effort based on technological innovation and technology transfer to developing countries where greenhouse gas emissions growth is most rapid.Read More
In 1978, ACCF was instrumental in helping turn a looming hike on the capital gains tax into a dramatic tax cut. Today, nearly thirty-five years later, ACCF continues to provide expert research and a bipartisan effort to maintain low rates on capital gains taxes ensuring robust job growth for a recovering economy.Read More
Capital Gains Policy
The ACCF has been a leading advocate of sound economic policies to promote sustained economic growth, job creation, and international competitiveness. With its bipartisan approach, the breadth and diversity of its support in the business community and long experience working with policymakers and the media, the ACCF has been instrumental in focusing attention on the need for economic policies to enhance capital formation.Read More