Citizens for Tax Justice

Citizens for Tax Justice, founded in 1979, is a 501 (c)(4) public interest research and advocacy organization focusing on federal, state and local tax policies and their impact upon our nation. CTJ's mission is to give ordinary people a greater voice in the development of tax laws.

Releases by this organization

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Tuesday, April 05, 2016
New Treasury Regulations Are Critical, But Not Sufficient to Stop Inversions
Following is a statement by Robert S. McIntyre, director of Citizens for Tax Justice, regarding the Treasury Department’s proposed new regulations to curb tax avoidance by U.S. corporations that pretend to become foreign companies for tax purposes. “There is growing public outrage over lax tax laws...
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Thursday, December 17, 2015
Press Statement: Compromise? Good Things in the Extenders Package Come at Far Too High a Price
Following is a statement by Bob McIntyre, director of Citizens for Tax Justice, regarding the announcement of $680 billion tax cut package (split between the extenders and omnibus bills) to be considered by Congress in the next few days. “At a time when we already face a $7 trillion budget hole...
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Monday, September 28, 2015
Trump Tax Plan Would Cost More than $10 Trillion Over 10 Years
Donald Trump released a tax plan today that is missing some details. But a preliminary analysis of the plan by Citizens for Tax Justice finds that it would cost more than $10 trillion in its first decade. The plan would reduce taxes on all income groups, but by far the biggest beneficiaries would...
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Monday, February 02, 2015
Obama's Corporate Tax Proposal Would Benefit the Worst Corporate Tax Dodgers
Following is a statement by Robert McIntyre, director of Citizens for Tax Justice, regarding newly released details of President Barack Obama's international business tax reform plan, which includes a 14 percent mandatory transition tax on the more than $2 trillion in profits that multinational...
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Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Sales Tax Holidays: PR Bonanzas, Policy Boondoggles
While politicians in seventeen states prepare to reap the public relations benefits of sales tax holidays, the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) is asking if these events actually achieve the benefits for working families and retailers their proponents claim.
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Friday, June 03, 2011
Analysis: Filers in Top 5 Percent Will Get Tax Cut 42 Times Bigger Than Bottom 60 Percent If Bush Tax Cuts Continue; Deficit Will Double
As Congress and the President debate whether and on what conditions to raise the debt ceiling, America will mark the tenth anniversary of the policy change that accounts for much of the federal budget gap: the Bush tax cuts. On June 7, 2001, President George W. Bush signed into law the first of the tax cuts that would turn the budget surpluses of the 1990’s into historic deficits. A new analysis from Citizens for Tax Justice explains that making these tax cuts permanent would almost double the long-term budget deficit.
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