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The Pharma Big 10: Price Gougers, Tax Dodgers

View the Full Report in PDF here. TOPLINES The report examines the profits, taxes, and drug prices of the 10 biggest U.S. pharmaceutical companies, the “Pharma Big 10”: Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Merck & Co., Gilead Sciences, AbbVie, Amgen, Eli Lilly & Co., Bristol-Myers Squibb, Biogen and Celgene. Between 2011 and 2015, the Pharma Big 10 […]

NEW POLLS: State Voters Reject Senate Tax Plan

Below are new polls showing how voters in swing states oppose the U.S. Senate tax legislation. Arizona Read the polling memo from Hart Research here. Read the polling topline from Hart Research here. Find the slideshow presentation from Hart Research here. Tennessee: Read the polling memo from Hart Research here. Read the polling topline from Hart […]

219 Republican House Members Just Voted to Cut Medicaid, Medicare, and Public Education to Give Tax Breaks to Millionaires and Corporations

Vote Was on the House Budget Resolution in Congress that set the stage for Trump-Ryan Tax Plan WASHINGTON — Earlier today, the House of Representatives voted 219 to 206 in favor of the Republican House budget resolution that proposed $5.8 trillion in cuts over the next decade to Medicare, Medicaid, education, infrastructure and other critical services while […]

More Than 100 Organizations Urge Congress to Reject Giant Tax Loophole for Offshoring and Tax Avoidance

Republican Proposal for a “Territorial Tax System” Would Encourage Corporations to Send Jobs Offshore and Avoid Paying Taxes (Washington, D.C., October 2, 2017) Today, more than 100 organizations sent a letter urging members of Congress to reject a proposal that would allow U.S. multinational corporations to pay little to nothing on their offshore profits. President […]

Updated Analysis: Trump’s Unpaid-For Tax Cuts May Total $5 Trillion In New Tax Plan

Failure to pay for tax cuts by closing tax loopholes may put Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and Education on the Chopping Block WASHINGTON, D.C.—An analysis by Americans for Tax Fairness of the tax framework released today by President Trump and Republican leaders in Congress shows that Trump’s tax cuts could total a massive $6.7 to […]

News: Trump Lied Again About His Tax Cuts

Just a few hours ago, President Trump sat down with congressional leaders from the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus to discuss his tax cut plan. During the Q&A, Trump claimed that wealthy individuals will not benefit from his plan. Our response: “That’s a lie. Trump’s current tax plan will overwhelmingly benefit millionaires, billionaires, and large corporations, at the expense of […]

Trump’s False Claims about Taxes: His Rhetoric Contradicts His Actual Proposals – and Reality

Today, August 30, 2017, President Trump will promote his plans to change the nation’s tax code at a closed-to-the-public event in Springfield, Missouri. The speech will take place at a business owned by one of his campaign donors. While we don’t know quite what the president will say, we can predict a few claims based […]

ATF Launches New Campaign Showing the True Costs of Trump’s Tax Cuts for the Wealthy and Corporations Will Show Visitors How Trump’s Proposed Cuts to Healthcare, Education and  Other Working Family Priorities Line Up Against Trump’s Tax Cuts for the Wealthy and Corporations (WASHINGTON) — Americans for Tax Fairness, a coalition of 425 endorsing groups united in support of a fair tax system, is launching a new campaign against Donald Trump’s […]

42 Groups and 64,000 Americans Send Messages to Treasury Department Against Repeal of “Earnings Stripping” Rule

Trump Treasury Department Considering Rule Change That Would Make It Easier for Corporations to Dodge Taxes on Offshore Profits (Washington, D.C.) Forty-two national organizations and more than 64,000 Americans sent comments in recent days to the Trump Administration’s Treasury Department to express their opposition to the administration’s announcement that it intends to modify or repeal […]

Trump’s Tax Plan Provides a Fake Tax Cut for Small Businesses but Creates a “Trump Loophole” for Himself

Trump’s 15% Business Tax Rate Will Benefit Hedge Fund Managers, Lawyers, and the Trump Family For Immediate Release: August 1, 2017 Contact: TJ Helmstetter, (WASHINGTON, D.C.) Today, President Trump will make a sales-pitch for his tax plan at a White House event with small business owners that is really fake. Here’s the cold hard truth: Trump’s […]