Begrudgingly Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Tax Reform Act of 1996
Entrepreneurs and small businesses are being crushed by an outdated, confusing and counter-productive tax code. And businesses aren’t the only ones being squeezed. The United States has the highest business tax rate in the world, which is costing American families $3,000 per year in spending power.
Yet despite these challenges, last week marked a staggering 30 years since Congress last passed major tax reform.
Working together, the next president and Congress can deliver for America's taxpayers by simplifying the tax code and setting a fair business rate of no higher than 25 percent within the first 100 days.
In another blow to American global leadership, the Obama administration is abdicating control of the internet. Countries that loathe freedom will gain more influence over what you'll be able to find on the web.
The U.S. started the internet and served as its guardian for many years, guaranteeing that virtually any person or group, no matter how controversial, could add a website to the worldwide network. But on Oct. 1, the Obama administration surrendered U.S. oversight to a multinational organization, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers.
ICANN will have sole power to grant…
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