CPA Applauds Major Domestic Solar Manufacturing Expansion Announcements

Urges Biden Administration to Robustly Enforce U.S. Trade Policy WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded an announcement by First Solar, the largest American solar manufacturer, that it plans to invest up to $1.2 billion in scaling production of American-made, responsibly-produced photovoltaic (PV) solar modules. As first reported by The Wall…

CPA Applauds Provisions in Inflation Reduction Act that Boost U.S. Domestic Solar Manufacturing, Reduce Tax Benefits for Offshoring Profits and Production

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement applauding two provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which was signed into law by President Joe Biden today. Specifically, CPA is supportive of the provision that reduces our reliance on China by providing tax credits for the domestic solar manufacturing supply…

NEW: CPA’s Trade Model Shows Broad Tariff Increases would Create 10 Million Jobs

CPA’s Model Tariff Schedule Shows Industrial Policy can Boost U.S. Economy, Domestic Manufacturing, and Wages WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released the results of a new economic model, the CPA Model Tariff Project, that shows substantial benefits in growth and jobs from a broad-based implementation of additional tariffs on all…

Corporate Alternative Minimum Tax would Hit Multinationals that Offshore Profits and Production

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement in support of the 15% Corporate Alternative Minimum Tax (CAMT) included in the Inflation Reduction Act. The CAMT would impact multinational corporate groups that have $1 billion in yearly profits over an average of three years and do not pay at least…

CPA Applauds Provisions in Reconciliation Bill to Boost U.S. Domestic Solar Manufacturing

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement applauding a provision in the Inflation Reduction Act that would provide tax credits for domestic production of multiple stages of the solar supply chain, including modules, photovoltaic cells, and solar-grade polysilicon. The provision resembles legislation introduced last year by U.S. Senator Jon…

Tax Provision in Reconciliation Bill would Limit Multinational Profit Shifting to Tax Havens

Yesterday, Senator Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced that they reached a deal on a reconciliation package that would change current U.S. tax law to benefit domestic American companies. The Inflation Reduction Act will implement a 15 percent Corporate Alternative Minimum Tax (CAMT) on foreign and American multinational companies with…

CPA Applauds Wyden, Portman Bipartisan Bill to Disallow Foreign Tax Credits and Other Tax Benefits for Companies Operating in Russia

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Senate Finance Committee Member Rob Portman (R-OH) for releasing a discussion draft of legislation to disallow Foreign Tax Credits for companies that pay taxes to the Russian government, and other tax benefits. Yesterday, CPA released a…

Alternative Pillar 1 Formulas for International Fairness

by Jeff Ferry and David Morse Jeff Ferry is chief economist and David Morse is tax policy director at the Coalition for a Prosperous America. They thank Mary Hollenbeck for her data collection and additional research for this article.In this article, Ferry and Morse examine the advantages and disadvantages of pillar 1 of the OECD…