Top Energy Congressional Staffers Brief ACCF Board
The ACCF Energy & Climate Advisory board welcomed Elizabeth Craddock, Staff Director of the Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee and Tom Hassenboehler, Chief Counsel of the House Energy and Power Subcommittee for a briefing on top energy issues
Op-ed: Tax Reform and Retirement
How will tax reform proposals impact 401ks, IRAs and other critical savings and investment tools? Read Dr. Pinar Cebi Wilber’s op-ed in Financial Advisor.
ACCF Forum with CEA Chairman Jason Furman
Jason Furman, Chairman of President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers headlined ACCF’s April Capital Formation Forum. Representatives from Washington’s business community gathered for a roundtable discussion on broad economic policy issues facing the country.
Thorning op-ed: Energy Tax Policy Key To Unlocking Alaska’s Economic Future
In The Washington Times, Dr. Margo Thorning highlights Alaska’s determination to leverage its robust supply of energy. The key to doing so is to foster a favorable investment climate through the right type of tax policies.
ACCF 2013 Annual Report
The ACCF and the ACCF Center for Policy Research is pleased to present its 2013 annual report as a chronicle of the unique niche it occupies in helping shape U.S. economic policy.
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.
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.
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