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WaPo: Dems’ SALT Tax Break for the Wealthy is “Unseemly”

September 21, 2021 — Blog

As Democrats push crippling tax hikes on Main Street businesses and Middle-Class families, they are fighting for a tax shelter for wealthy Americans. “It would be unseemly to argue that we lucky few deserve a special tax break for making a lot of money and spending it on things we value. Sadly, that clearly won’t stop Democrats from trying,” Megan McArdle observes i

Dems’ Small Business Tax Hike Targets Main Street Job Creators

July 28, 2021 — Blog

More than 21 million Main Street job creators will be left shouldering the burden of Democrats’ small business tax hike, warns NFIB President Brad Close. In an op-ed for The Hill, he writes: “If not stopped, small businesses from mom-and-pop stores to farmers to engineers to daycare ...

Op-Ed: Biden Tax Hikes Reverse TCJA’s Benefits for Workers and Small Businesses

July 15, 2021 — Blog

Millions of small businesses, workers, and middle-class families will be hit by President Biden’s tax increases.   Over a million small businesses that file as “C Corps” would be hit by President Biden’s corporate tax increase, while millions more small businesses that file taxes as “pass throughs” (meaning, filing with individual returns) will be hit by what President Biden’s ...

Estes: Biden’s Tax-and-Spend Policies are Crushing America’s Recovery

July 12, 2021 — Blog

In an op-ed for Fox News, Ways and Means Republican Rep. Ron Estes (R-KS) warned against President Biden’s tax-and-spend policies, which are holding back America's job growth and crushing our recovery.   Rep. Estes wrote:   “A new study from the Tax Foundation found Biden’s proposed $6 trillion budget would shrink the economy by an entire percent over the next decade. ...

Biden Budget Blunder Lays Groundwork for Obama-Era Bust

June 03, 2021 — Blog

The Wall Street Journal editorial board takes the President’s budget to task for its alarming prediction that stagnation will define the economy’s next decade, writing: “The White House is essentially conceding that all of its unprecedented monetary and fiscal stimulus really is living for today with little regard for the future. “It implicitly concedes that the ...