Tax Policy

In 1978, ACCF was instrumental in convincing Congress to turn a looming increase in the federal capital gains tax rate into a substantial tax cut. The Revenue Act of 1978 that President Carter signed into law helped keep the U.S. economy from sliding further into recession. Today, the ACCF continues to provide expert research on the important role of capital formation in ensuring robust job growth and a strong economy. 

News

At Davos, Trump can ensure ‘American First’ isn’t ‘America Alone’

Published in The Hill When German professor Klaus Schwab organized a meeting of European business leaders to discuss global management practices in Davos 47 years...

In the Wake of Tax Reform, Is a Consumption Tax Down...

University of Penn Law
At the American Council for Capital Formation, Bloomfield has been organizing salons for years in the hope that they can serve as vehicles for fomenting policy change and bipartisanship. Since 1982, he’s been assembling four members of Congress, four journalists, and eight business people for honest, off-the-record dinner discussions. “What I pride myself on doing here is bringing people from diverse groups together,” he said.

Prioritize trade, infrastructure to bolster tax reform gains

American businesses, big and small, started the New Year with renewed hope after long-awaited comprehensive tax reform became a reality in the final days...

Research & Publications

Report: Tax Reform and Clean Energy R&D

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Brady-Ryan tax reform plan proposed last summer would decrease taxes on corporate profits and investment income, while preserving the existing credits for...

Prioritizing Tax and Regulatory Improvement in 2017

As the attention of the nation and world leaders turn to Washington, D.C. to see what issues the new 115th Congress and administration of President Donald Trump are championing in 2017, the American Council for Capital Formation and its affiliated Center for Policy Research have developed a broad set of policy recommendations on tax reform and improvements to the federal regulatory process, particularly in the energy, environment, and financial services spaces, to guide and focus discussions both on Capitol Hill and downtown. Read the full memo.

Capital Formation 101

Introduction by Mark Bloomfield, ACCF President and CEO