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Taxes directly affect Americans by compelling them to surrender part of their income to the government, and indirectly since the taxing power can positively or negatively affect economic growth.

In the U.S., our tax regimes are in serious need for reform, both at the state and federal level. Our tax code fails to sufficiently incentivize investment, the primary driver of economic growth. And it hobbles U.S. companies as they compete internationally.

IPI believes that the purpose of taxes is to raise the revenue necessary to fund the legitimate functions of government while imposing the least possible impact upon the functioning of the economy. We therefore believe that taxes should be simple, transparent, neutral, territorial and competitive.

Because of its tremendous potential to stimulate real long-term economic growth, tax reform should be a top priority of policymakers.

October 18, 2016

New Poll: Public Agrees the 'System Is Rigged'

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders claim the economic system is "rigged" in favor of corporations and the rich; turns out a lot of Americans agree.

October 12, 2016

Is Using Your Mobile Phone a Sin?

Governments at all levels have demonstrated a gluttonous appetite for revenue, and one of government’s favorite tactics is to attach high taxes to high demand products and services.

September 28, 2016

Ford Building Cars in Mexico

IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews
September 28, 2016

Only One Trump or Clinton Tax Reform Detail Matters

Hillary Clinton intends to raise taxes so the government can spend more, and Donald Trump intends to lower taxes so individuals and businesses can spend more.

September 27, 2016

So That's What Happened to My Raise

Yes, wage compensation appears to have been stagnant for decades, but that's not the whole story.

September 21, 2016

With the EU Tax Grab, Apple Is Only the Beginning

The US government has an obligation to defend its domestic companies against this tax grab by the EU, and to reform our international and corporate tax.

September 19, 2016

Blame for Ford's Mexico Move Falls On Obama Administration

"By moving their small cars to Mexico, which has skilled but cheaper labor, Ford hopes to break even or make a little profit off of them” said Merrill Matthews.

September 16, 2016

Blame Government for Ford's Decision to Move Small Car Production to Mexico

When companies are confronted with politicians who impose onerous mandates and penalties as well as the highest corporate tax rate in the developed world something's got to give.

September 6, 2016

Don't Cry for 'Free' Argentina--It's Finally Doing Something Right

Leftists and unions are protesting against Argentina President Macri because he is cutting government jobs and scaling back government utility subsidies—both of which the U.S. should be doing also.

August 30, 2016

Shocker: Liberals Discover That Taxes Affect Human Behavior

Liberal nannies raised taxes on sugary drinks to reduce consumption, so why don't they realize that raising taxes on earnings, savings and investment will have a similar impact.


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