Taxes

Blaine's Bulletin: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

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For the last several months I have focused several bulletins on what House Republicans are doing to bring tax reform to life. Now, I am pleased to say the bill has been introduced and we are moving full steam ahead in the House of Representatives.

Blaine's Bulletin: Reforming the Nation's Tax Code

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There has been a lot of talk in Washington about our nation’s tax code and I want you to know that reforming and modernizing our outdated tax system is a priority of the House of Representatives. I think we can all agree that under our current tax code, there are too many Americans and small businesses who are not getting a fair shake.

A Better Way: Part VI

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For the last five weeks, the bulletin has focused on the Better Way agenda which is six different bold ideas for a confident America. This week’s topic is the last section of the Better Way agenda, but it’s one that I hear about all the time: fixing our broken tax code.

Luetkemeyer Presses Commissioner on IRS Mismanagement

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In light of this week being “Tax Week” the House Small Business Committee and Vice Chairman U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) held a hearing to discuss tax reform, among other issues, with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen.

Blaine's Bulletin: A Simpler, Fairer Tax Code

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Tax day is around the corner and with it comes a reminder that our tax code remains far too complicated for most Americans. I have long believed that Americans need a tax system that rewards hard-work, investment, and innovation. As it stands now, our nearly 75,000 page tax code is a nightmare.