Video: Smart Taxes and Smart Trade

In this video, Michael Stumo lays out the full case for U.S. consideration of consumption taxes as a part of comprehensive tax reform, for the purpose of improving our trade balance.  The primary purpose is to neutralize the tariff and subsidy impact of foreign VATs, which help cause the U.S. trade deficit. The speech occurred…

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CPA Submits ITC Comments on Japan Entrance to TPP

CPA submitted comments today to the ITC.  The topic is Japan’s entry into negotiations in the Trans Pacific Partnership.  We objected to Japan’s inclusion because: 1.  Currency manipulation enforcement and prevention measures are not included; 2.  Japan is a developed country selling finished goods, thereby competing directly with us.  Rather than a less developed country…

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