It has been eight years since the end of a painful economic recession in the U.S, forcing the nation to make a decision turn boldly toward new opportunities or continue down the same path that has led to slow job gains and weak overall growth. The choice for America’s leaders, especially those in Congress, should be clear. The time is now for comprehensive reform that gets our economy moving.
Despite what well-funded retailer and special interest groups would have you believe, voters support the idea of a border adjustment, a key element of the House Blueprint for tax reform, according to a new poll out today. According to The Hill, the survey done by Harvard-Harris Poll found that 62 percent of Americans would support a “tax on all goods made outside the United States.” Additionally, the idea was supported by “77 percent of Republicans, 61 percent of Independents and 51 percent of Democrats."
Tax Day. The annual rite of passage where, nationwide, Americans fill out paperwork or hire an accountant, to ultimately hold their noses as they write a check payable to Uncle Sam. No other issue is as important to the everyday lives and bottom lines of families and businesses around the nation as our tax code. But interestingly enough, few other issues are as complex or politically challenging.