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Support Positive Corporate Tax Reform

Small business owners oppose the current system for taxing U.S.-based multinational corporations, according to a new national scientific poll released by the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) and the Main Street Alliance (MSA); it shows that support for reform is bipartisan and widespread. This new poll is the first to query small business owners on specific policies for addressing overseas corporate tax havens. Current tax law enables companies to defer indefinitely taxes on profits earned overseas. This practice is responsible for an estimated $1.7 trillion in profits being held overseas by U.S. companies, with no taxes paid to the United States. Read more

Don't let corporate tax dodgers dominate debate over corporate tax reform. Corporate tax share of federal receipts is down from 32% in 1952 to 8% now. Sign our business letter rejecting tax holidays for U.S. multinationals who disguise their U.S. profits as foreign profits to avoid taxes and calling for an end to unproductive tax loopholes and subsidies benefiting Big Business so we can level the playing field and raise needed revenues.

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     Business Owners and Executives: SIGN THE LETTER

Business Against Tax Haven Abuse

If not stopped, Big Business tax haven abuse will cost over $1 trillion in lost tax revenue over next decade, and shift more jobs and profits offshore. Tax havens reward tax evaders, rob nation of needed revenue and offload taxes to responsible businesses and households. Our economy suffers when companies rewarded for financial manipulation rather than productive investment, innovation, job creation.


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The subjects of the state ought to contribute toward the support of the government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to their respective abilities; that is, in proportion to the revenue which they respectively enjoy under the protection of the state." -Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations, 1776

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