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ATF: $2 TRILLION INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN NOT POSSIBLE WITHOUT MAJOR TAX INCREASES

Trump Supposed to Reveal Funding Proposal to Democrats at Wednesday Meeting A $2 trillion plan to rebuild the nation’s crumbling infrastructure and create millions of good-paying jobs cannot be funded without a major increase in taxes, according to Frank Clemente, executive director of Americans for Tax Fairness. As Congressional Democrats prepare to meet with Trump […]

WHY NEW YORK ASSEMBLY SHOULD SUPPORT TRUST ACT

U.S. Congress Needs to Know if Trump Violated Tax Laws This week, the New York Assembly may vote on whether the U.S. Congress will get to obtain President Trump’s tax returns. In light of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin’s refusal to abide by a lawful request to provide six years of Trump’s tax returns to the […]

ATF Statement in Support of Rep. Neal’s Subpoenas To Mnuchin, IRS Commissioner

Frank Clemente, executive director of Americans For Tax Fairness, released the following statement today concerning the issuing of subpoenas by House Ways and Means Committee Chair Richard Neal to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig for refusing to turn over six years of President Donald Trump’s tax returns as requested: “This is […]

Infrastructure & Taxes Talking Points

TOPLINE MESSAGE: President Trump and Democratic leaders in Congress have proposed to invest $2 trillion to rebuild infrastructure. The $2 trillion cost is about the cost of the Trump-GOP tax cuts, which mostly benefited the wealthy and big corporations. President Trump needs to tell the American people how he proposes to pay for the $2 […]

WE CAN AFF0RD TO RESTORE U.S. INFRASTRUCTURE IF WEALTHY & CORPORATIONS PAY THEIR FAIR SHARE OF TAXES

Progressive Tax Reform is Key to Infrastructure Week’s Message of #BuildforTomorrow As lawmakers in Washington gear up for up for the annual Infrastructure Week starting May 13, they face a tough challenge: How to pay for a multi-trillion dollar rebuilding and expansion of our nation’s infrastructure? There’s bipartisan agreement on the need to repair and […]

BIDEN, BETO JOIN CALL TO REVERSE TRUMP-GOP TAX CUTS FOR WEALTHY, CORPORATIONS

Repeal Could Raise Trillions for Critical Investments WASHINGTON, D.C. – In statements Monday, Democratic presidential candidates Joe Biden and Beto O’Rourke separately urged rejection of the Trump-GOP tax cuts for the wealthy and big corporations, a position that helped spur Democratic victories in the mid-term elections for the House of Representatives. While other presidential candidates have proposed […]

STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT TRUMP MISSING TODAY’S DEADLINE FOR TURNING OVER HIS TAX RETURNS

Frank Clemente, executive director of Americans for Tax Fairness, released the following statement on President Trump missing today’s 5 p.m. deadline for turning over six years of his tax returns as requested by Rep. Richard Neal, the chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee. “President Trump believes he is above the law. He and Treasury Secretary […]

RECENT POLLING ON THE TCJA AND TAXING THE WEALTHY

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Fair Taxes Now: Revenue Options for a Fair Tax System

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Tax Day 2019 Media Briefing Memo

WHY THE WEALTHY ARE HAVING A BETTER TAX DAY THAN MOST AMERICANS New Polling Shows Voters Believe Trump-GOP Tax Cuts Skewed to Wealthy & Corporations, Threaten Services WASHINGTON, D.C. — Tax returns due April 15 are the first to be filed under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which became law about 16 months […]