Business Roundtable is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote a thriving economy and expanded opportunity for all Americans through sound public policy.
Tax and fiscal policy have a profound impact on U.S. business investment, economic growth and job creation. Business Roundtable supports competitive, pro-growth tax and fiscal policies to promote economic expansion, level the playing field for U.S. companies competing in global markets and stabilize the federal debt relative to the size of the U.S. economy.
Recent Activities in Tax & Fiscal Policy
Business Roundtable Members Urge the Administration to Withdraw Treasury’s 2016 Debt/Equity Regulations
By Gregory J. Hayes, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of United Technologies Corporation
Over the last 30 years, other countries have reduced tax rates dramatically, while the U.S. tax code has remained a relic of the past. Our current tax system makes U.S. companies uncompetitive around the world.
President Trump’s remarks tonight should help build momentum for the kind of big tax reform this country needs for economic growth and the creation of more high-wage jobs.
By Mark Weinberger, Global Chairmand and CEO of EY, Chairman of the Business Roundtable Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee
When it comes to tax reform, disagreement does not mean defeat.
Yes, fierce debate is taking place over the House leadership’s tax reform plan and potential changes such as border adjustment taxes.
Mark Weinberger, Global Chairman and CEO of EY writes that President Trump and the next Congress must quickly develop an economic policy agenda for 2017, and tax reform should be at the top of that list.