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THE FACTS ABOUT PRESIDENT TRUMP’S TAX CUTS FOLLOW HIM TO WISCONSIN

ATF Releases State Reports on How Tax Cuts Law Benefits Corporations and the Wealthy, Not Wisconsin Workers and Families, and Jeopardizes Health Care Coverage for Many WASHINGTON, D.C. – As President Trump travels to Wisconsin tomorrow to tout his economic policies and the benefits of his tax law enacted six-months ago, Americans for Tax Fairness […]

STICKER SHOCK: INSURERS REQUEST HUGE HIKES IN FLORIDA HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUMS

Trump-GOP Tax Law Cited as Key Reason for Increased Insurance Premium Requests ORLANDO, FL – Top insurers in Florida are requesting significant health insurance premium increases for 2019 due to the Trump-GOP tax-cut law and other Trump administration actions that are undermining the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Organize Florida and other groups charged today. According […]

ATF STATEMENT: JANUS DECISION TAKES POWER AWAY FROM WORKING PEOPLE

Frank Clemente, executive director of Americans for Tax Fairness, released the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31. “Today’s narrow decision in the Janus case is not just about payment of union dues. Fundamentally, it’s about the wealthy and big corporations taking power away from working people who […]

STICKER SHOCK: INSURERS REQUEST HUGE HIKES IN HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUMS

STICKER SHOCK: INSURERS REQUEST HUGE HIKES IN HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUMS Trump-GOP Tax Law Cited as Key Reason for Increased Premium Requests WASHINGTON, D.C.—Top insurers across the country are requesting huge health insurance premium increases for 2019 due to the Trump-GOP tax-cut law and other Trump administration actions that are undermining the Affordable Care Act (ACA). […]

SCHOOL’S OUT: Six-Month Report Card Gives Trump-GOP Tax Cuts Failing Grades

ATF Releases Report on How Tax-Cut Law Benefits Corporations and the Wealthy, Not Workers and Families, and Jeopardizes Health Care Coverage for Many WASHINGTON, D.C. – Marking the six-month anniversary of the Trump-GOP tax cuts that were signed into law December 22, 2017, Americans for Tax Fairness today released a Six-Month Report Card showing how the tax cuts […]

TRUMP-GOP TAX CUTS SIX-MONTHS ANNIVERSARY: AN ANALYSIS

To: Editors and Columnists From: Frank Clemente, Executive Director, Americans for Tax Fairness Date: June 19, 2018 The Trump-GOP tax cuts, formally known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed Congress Dec. 20, 2017, and was signed into law by President Trump on Dec. 22. At the six-month point, Americans for Tax Fairness analyzes […]

132 National Organizations Urge Congress To Oppose “Round 2” of Trump-GOP Tax Cuts

Second Massive Giveaway to the Wealthy Could Cost Another $800 Billion Washington, D.C. – A coalition of 132 prominent national organizations have come together to oppose a proposal by President Trump and the GOP-led Congress for a second round of tax cuts that will largely benefit the wealthy, cost an estimated $800 billion and jeopardize […]

Bank Heist: Wall Street Banks Get Huge Trump-GOP Tax Cuts, Enriching Shareholders But Sharing Little With Workers

On top of Bailouts, Big Banks Rewarded with Huge Tax Windfall Washington, D.C. – America’s big Wall Street banks and financial firms, profiting handsomely from the new Trump-GOP tax law, are using the bulk of their huge tax-cut savings to further enrich their already wealthy shareholders and executives while sharing little or nothing with their […]

More than 50 Organizations Urge Congress to End the Tax Preference for Shifting Jobs and Profits Offshore

Letter to Congress urges members to sponsor the No Tax Breaks for Outsourcing Act Washington, D.C. — Today, more than 50 national organizations sent a letter urging members of Congress to co-sponsor the No Tax Breaks for Outsourcing Act, which would overhaul the new international tax system put in place by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to ensure that […]

Harley-Davidson is a Case Study in How the Trump-GOP Tax Law is Failing American Workers — But It’s not Alone

After big tax-rate cut, Harley shut a Kansas City plant—costing 800 local jobs—rewarded shareholders with $700 million in stock buybacks and opened a new facility in Thailand. But the motorcycle maker’s corporate-tax-cut story is not unique. Washington, D.C. – Iconic motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson’s response to the new Republican tax law—cutting jobs, rewarding shareholders, and moving […]