The Next Chapter in Tax Reform Begins
This week, House Ways & Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) will introduce a tax reform package that should shape the next evolution in tax policy. We look forward to working closely with Chairman Camp and new Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR), both frequent headliners at ACCF events, to find common ground pro-growth solutions to our archaic and broken tax code.
Energy Secretary Moniz misses point of ‘all of the above’ energy policy
In a Daily Caller op-ed, Margo Thorning critiques remarks by Secretary Moniz on the administration’s energy “all of the above” energy strategy.
Special Report: ACCF Responds to CAP on Oil Industry and Tax Policy
A new ACCF Center for Policy Research Special Report addresses points made in a recent article by the Center for American Progress and reveals several serious analytical and methodological flaws.
Top Senate & House Committee Staffers Talk Tax Reform
The ACCF Tax Reform Working Group welcomed top majority and minority staff members from the Senate Finance Committee and House Ways & Means Committee to share their perspective on tax reform in 2014 with Washington business representatives.
Op-ed: New York and Tax Reform
In the Albany Times Union, Dr. Pinar Cebi Wilber argues that New York’s best path forward for tax reform is to foster a climate that encourages risk taking and investment.
Thorning op-ed: Half measures won’t fix RFS
In The Hill newspaper, Dr. Margo Thorning notes that failure of the RFS mandate proves that policy initiatives which do not reflect economic, environmental, and technological realities will waste resources and ultimately not work.
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