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Tax reform even Democrats can love

Low- and middle-income Americans have the most to gain from growth

By Lewis K. Uhler and Peter J. Ferrara – – Wednesday, November 8, 2017

The principal focus of tax reform should be economic growth, not the deficit. It would be incredibly shortsighted to sacrifice growth for the deficit, because growth will eliminate the deficit. Growth …

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Tax Watch 2017 Special Edition

The tax reform battle is conservative millennials’ fight more than that of any other generation because the outcome will shape their future for years to come.

That puts a special burden on supporters of conservative millennial education organizations to urge millennials to join the “Tax Reform Truth Squad.”

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Relearning the tax cut lesson

The U.S. has been slow to adopt tax policies it taught other nations By Lewis K. Uhler and Peter J. Ferrara – – Tuesday, October 24, 2017

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

Since President Reagan’s tax reforms of the 1980s, other countries around the world have been cutting their corporate tax rates and other taxes on businesses. As a result, …

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Congress Makes Big Progress On Pro-Growth Tax Reform

LEWIS K. UHLER and PETER J. FERRARA 10/12/2017

The so-called “do nothing Congress” is making amazing progress toward major, pro-growth tax reform. Last week the House passed a budget (first time in over a decade), enabling us to use reconciliation (51 votes) in the Senate for tax reform. Just before that, the Trump administration …

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CREATION OF A “TAX REFORM TRUTH SQUAD”

The setback we experienced in repealing and replacing Obamacare was disappointing, but instructive. Important elements of our society at large were not convinced and we found the same with our conservative base – AND we didn’t have in place the support system (“Healthcare Reform Truth Squad”) that understood the issues and could help us. We must change this for tax reform with a “Tax Reform Truth Squad.” …

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Toward real tax reform – While bipartisanship can be acceptable, a ‘zero sum’ mentality is not

By Lewis K. Uhler and Peter J. Ferrara – – Thursday, September 14, 2017

The evening news and front pages are dominated by natural disasters. But our federal tax code is an unnatural disaster strangling America with long-term stagnation. To restore booming growth, America needs tax reform as proposed by President Trump and Republican Congressional leaders, …

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How Corporate Tax Reform Can Grow The Economy, Restore Jobs And Lift Wages

LEWIS K. UHLER and PETER J. FERRARA 9/01/2017

The American economy suffers the highest corporate tax rates in the developed world, if not the entire world at nearly 40% (35% federal and an average of about 5% state).

By comparison, corporate rates in Asia average half that at 20.1% and in Europe less than half, …

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Tax Reform Truth Squad Kick Off

We are creating a “Tax Reform Truth Squad,” having observed what has happened to Obamacare repeal / replace in the absence of a well-informed grassroots support group (we have framed the issue(s), our plan and budget in the attached “proposal”.  We will be creating a model for not only tax reform but subsequent legislative issues, …

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Tax Reform Truth Squad: Facts And Honest Answers

LEWIS K. UHLER and PETER J. FERRARA August 11, 2017 6:15 PM ET

The battle for major growth-inducing tax reform has started and already the Democrats and progressives are engaged in all they seem to know: class warfare and the politics of envy.

Last week, Senate Democrats proclaimed that they will not support any tax reform …

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Americans at risk from Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion will fare better under the Republican plan

By LEWIS K. UHLER and PETER J. FERRARA

Medicaid used to be the program providing health care and medical services to the poor. Before Obamacare, Medicaid covered primarily poor retirees, children in poor families, and the disabled living in poverty — the “truly needy.” Despite all the hysterical name-calling about the Republican bill before Congress, everyone …

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