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…

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Canada Supports Democrats’ Call for Effective Tariff Protection of North American Automobile Industry

In a surprise development last night, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D, N.Y.) and Senator Joe Manchin (D, W.Va.), with support from President Biden, announced a deal on a massive tax, energy and healthcare legislative package. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.), as of the time of this writing, has not indicated her support, and she’s a…

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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…

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What the CHIPS Act Really Means for U.S. Semiconductor Manufacturers

CPA chief economist Jeff Ferry says the CHIPS Act is needed to counter China’s rise in the semiconductor space, and that the R&D component of the bill needs to include guardrails so American academia isn’t beta-testing and researching new chips in partnership with Chinese universities and companies.

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CPA Demands Restoration of CHIPS Act Provision Preventing Taxpayer Funded Research from Benefitting China

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today criticized the Senate for passing the $250 billion CHIPS Act after removing an anti-China security measure that would bar U.S. companies from manufacturing products in China, such as semiconductors, that were developed using federally funded research. Numerous U.S. government investigations, including the Section 301 investigation,…

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CPA Economists to Testify to USITC on How Tariffs Grow the Economy and Protect National Security

WASHINGTON — This morning, two economists from the Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) will testify in a U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) hearing on how tariffs benefit American workers, domestic producers, and the U.S. economy. The USITC hearings will focus specifically on the Section 232 tariffs on specific industries, and the Section 301 tariffs…

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