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WHITE HOUSE CONFIRMS: 96% OF WORKERS STILL WAITING FOR PAY RAISE FROM TAX CUTS

Trump’s Tax Day Statement Says Just 4% of Workers Got a Pay Hike WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a Tax Day statement touting the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) this week, President Trump’s White House released a statement saying “more than 6 million workers received pay raises, bonuses, or increased retirement contributions thanks to the […]

NEW ATF REPORT DETAILS 40 REVENUE OPTIONS TO RAISE TRILLIONS OF DOLLARS FOR CRITICAL NEEDS

Tax Day Report and Online Calculator Show How Corporations & Wealthy Could Pay Fair Share Americans for Tax Fairness today released a 65-page report detailing about 40 progressive tax reform and revenue options that would make the tax system much fairer and could raise trillions of dollars for critical needs like protecting and strengthening Medicare […]

STATEMENT ON REP. NEAL’S REQUEST FOR TRUMP’S TAX RETURNS

Frank Clemente, executive director of Americans for Tax Fairness, released the following statement on Rep. Richard Neal’s request today for six years of President Donald Trump’s tax returns. “Rep. Neal has done the right thing by requesting the president’s tax returns and deserves our thanks. The legal justification for his request is narrow and focused on whether the […]

TRUMP’S 2020 BUDGET EXACERBATES UNFAIRNESS OF GOP TAX LAW

Cuts to health care, education, housing, plus…more tax cuts for the wealthy President Trump’s proposed 2020 budget rubs salt in the wounds caused by the GOP’s 2017 tax law. Not only does it propose that working families pick up the tab for the tax law’s giveaways slanted towards the wealthy and big corporations through funding […]

TRUMP’S 2020 BUDGET GIVES HUGE TAX BREAK TO DRUG, HEALTHCARE COMPANIES

Budget Repeal and Court Attack on ACA Would Deny Coverage for Millions  President Donald Trump’s proposed $4.7 trillion 2020 budget – and his administration’s attack in court to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – would hand drug companies, health insurance firms and medical device manufacturers a $235 billion tax cut while millions of Americans […]

THE STOCK BUYBACKS TOP 20

Banks, Computer and Tech Companies and Pharmaceutical Industry Lead the List of Corporations Buying Record $1 Trillion of Their Stock Since Passage of Trump-GOP Tax Cuts Commercial banks, computer and tech firms and pharmaceutical companies lead the list of industries that announced plans to buy back a record $1 trillion of their own stock since […]

ATF: TRUMP BUDGET “A TESTAMENT TO BROKEN PROMISES. CRUELTY AND FAILED ECONOMIC POLICIES”

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Frank Clemente, executive director of Americans for Tax Fairness, released the following statement today on President Donald Trump’s proposed FY 2020 budget: “The president’s 2020 budget is a testament to broken promises, failed economic policies and cruelty toward working families. After ramming through tax cuts that cost nearly $2 trillion and […]

HOUSE ADOPTS AMENDMENT TO H.R. 1 TO REQUIRE RELEASE OF TRUMP’S BUSINESS TAX RETURNS ON TOP OF PERSONAL RETURNS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Frank Clemente, executive director of Americans for Tax Fairness, released the following statement today on the passage of H.R. 1, which included the ATF-supported amendment that expands the scope of the requirement for presidential and vice-presidential candidates and the president and vice president to release 10 years of their tax returns to […]

AMERICANS FOR TAX FAIRNESS TO SUBMIT TESTIMONY FOR HEARING THURSDAY ON TRUMP’S TAX RETURNS

ATF Report Details Case for Congress to Obtain Trump’s Tax Returns WASHINGTON, D.C. – Americans for Tax Fairness will submit testimony for a hearing Thursday by the House tax committee’s oversight panel on a proposal to require presidents and presidential candidates to release their personal tax returns. ATF’s testimony is based on its detailed report […]

ATF APPLAUDS NEW YORK CITY OFFICIALS AND ACTIVISTS FOR STANDING UP TO AMAZON’S DEMANDS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Frank Clemente, executive director of Americans for Tax Fairness, released the following statement today on the announcement that Amazon has canceled its plan for a campus in New York City. “Americans for Tax fairness applauds New York City officials who stood up to Amazon, an $800 billion-dollar corporation that paid no federal income […]