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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

January 8, 2009

With more than two million jobs lost in 2008 – and accelerating job losses in the past three months – decisive action is needed if we are to return our economy to a path for growth and full employment.

November 17, 2008

The global financial market crisis has spread across all sectors of the U.S. economy and has threatened economic growth and job creation.

October 31, 2008

On behalf of Business Roundtable, I am writing to express our strong support for new bipartisan legislation to address the severe financial credit disruptions in order to restore stability to the credit markets and the U.S. economy.

October 1, 2008

The failure to pass emergency legislation to rescue the U.S. financial system will put our entire economy at risk. The resulting turmoil in equity markets has already wiped out hundreds of billions of dollars in household wealth and the retirement savings of the American people. But the impact of this crisis extends well beyond the financial industry.

September 8, 2008

A Company Anecdote: How American Workers and Businesses Succeed in the Worldwide Economy


Committee Spotlight

Business Roundtable supports tax and budget policies that promote U.S. business investment and competitiveness. Specifically, the Committee focuses on reform of U.S. domestic and international tax rules and advocates for...

Growth Agenda

A Growth Plan for the U.S.

Business leaders are committed to working with government to foster a healthy business climate that creates opportunity for everyone in the U.S. We have identified attainable targets that will produce real, sustainable growth for our country.