TEI Comments on the Build Back Better Act’s Corporate and International Tax Reform Proposals

On December 9, 2021, TEI issued a compilation of substantive comments and recommendations concerning select corporate and international tax reform provisions in H.R. 5376, the Build Back Better Act, as passed by the House of Representatives on November 19, 2021. This submission represents the culmination of several months’ worth of consultation with members of TEI's Tax Reform Task Force and other standing committees, who contributed an array of perspectives and concerns from across the industry spectrum.

TEI Issues Guideposts for Tax Policy in the 117th Congress

On May 11, 2021, TEI officially weighed into the brewing tax reform debate in Washington, D.C., through the issuance of its new Guideposts for Tax Policy.  The guideposts are intended to highlight a series of high-priority, broadly applicable principles of sound tax policy to inform the current deliberations in the 117th Congress and Biden administration.  They are also intended to lay a solid, principles-based foundation to support TEI’s substantive, issue-focused advocacy activities in the weeks and months ahead.  TEI encourages policymakers to adopt these guideposts

TEI Holds U.S. Congressional Liaison Meetings

On May 1–2, 2019, a delegation of Executive Committee and Tax Reform Task Force members assembled in Washington, D.C., for the Institute’s first set of congressional liaison meetings since the late 1990s.

TEI Responds to Questions from Congressional Subcommittee on State Taxation

On June 25, 2010, TEI filed answers to eight follow up questions issued by the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law on The Role of Congress in Developing Apportionment Standards. The Subcommittee issued the questions following TEI Tax Counsel Daniel B. De Jong's May 6, 2010 testimony on that subject.

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TEI Testifies Before Congressional Subcommittee on the Role of Congress in Developing Apportionment Standards

On May 6, 2010, TEI Tax Counsel Daniel B. De Jong testified before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the role of Congress in developing rules for the apportionment of income among states.  A copy of his testimony is attached.

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