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Tax Bill Threatens U.S. Jobs

Fuels Tax Haven Industry and Increases Incentives to Move Operations Offshore

WASHINGTON, D.C – Today, Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R.1), and the President has indicated he will soon sign it into law. Among its many provisions, the bill changes the way in which corporations are taxed.

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Committee Advances Bill to Target Financing of Human Trafficking

House Financial Services Committee Votes Unanimously in Favor of the End Banking for Human Traffickers Act of 2017 (H.R.2219)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday voted unanimously to advance legislation targeting the financing of human trafficking, in a move welcomed by the Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency (FACT) Coalition.

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Senate Votes to Increase Tax Avoidance, Offshore U.S. Jobs

Bipartisan Voices Agree that Senate Bill Will Increase Shifting of Production Overseas and Profits to Tax Havens

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate on Saturday passed its own version of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” — legislation that will reward offshore tax haven abuse and increase the incentive to outsource American jobs abroad, according to the Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency (FACT) Coalition.

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House Passes Bill that Offshores American Jobs and Profits

Bipartisan Voices Agree that H.R. 1 Will Increase Shifting of Production Overseas and Profits to Tax Havens

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” (H.R. 1) — legislation that will reward offshore tax haven abuse and increase the incentive to outsource American jobs abroad, according to the Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency (FACT) Coalition.

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Sen. Johnson (R-WI): Senate Tax Bill Incentivizes Offshoring of Jobs and Production

Coalition Welcomes Wisconsin Senator’s Remarks in Opposition to Tax Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In announcing his opposition to the Senate tax plan Wednesday, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) mentioned that the bill’s shift to a so-called “territorial” tax system — whereby corporations are not taxed on their offshore profits — is one of the things that concerns him.

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House Guts Safeguard, Increases Offshoring Incentives in Tax Bill

FACT Coalition Spokespeople Available to Comment on Tax Bills and Paradise Papers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. House Ways and Means Committee’s amendments to the proposed tax legislation Monday evening nearly eliminated a safeguard in the tax bill meant to discourage some shifting of profits offshore by multinational corporations according to a score by Congress’s Joint Committee on Taxation.

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New Offshore Leak Raises Concerns about House Tax Bill

Lawmakers Must Investigate How Proposed Legislation Will Address Offshore Loopholes Highlighted in New ‘Paradise Papers’ Leak

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new leak of documents from an offshore law firm, published by an international network of news outlets Sunday, expose a number of tax avoidance techniques used by the wealthy and multinational corporations to avoid taxes.

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