More on Tax Reform
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement after the House passed tax reform legislation that simplifies the tax code for the average Maine family by doubling the standard deduction and making it easier for Mainers to benefit from the tax code:
“I agree with my colleague Senator Collins that this new law will drastically simplify our tax code for the vast majority of Mainers and save more money for more of our hardworking families,” said Congressman Poliquin.
WASHINGTON – As the U.S. House of Representatives begins discussions on a first draft of a tax reform proposal this week, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement:
“I have spent weeks learning about aspects of tax reform, listening to both Democratic and Republican colleagues as they present their ideas, and then actively working to promote reform which would benefit Maine’s small businesses,” said Congressman Poliquin.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement on President Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress:
The IRS should work for Maine taxpayers—not the other way around.
This year’s tax season served as a reminder of the dysfunction at the IRS. Last year alone, the agency failed to answer eight million calls from Americans looking for answers.
Filing taxes is not an easy process. The tax code is thousands of pages and just under four million words long. The IRS should be working toward simplifying this process.
WASHINGTON – This week, Maine’s 2nd District Congressman, Bruce Poliquin, voted on multiple measures in the House to institute greater accountability and responsiveness at the IRS. Congressman Poliquin released the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Maine’s Second District Congressman, Bruce Poliquin, has introduced the Fair Treatment for our National Guard and Reservists Act, a simple and common sense bill to amend the tax code so that our National Guard Members and Reservists receive the same tax treatment for their travel expenses as all other federal employees. Congressman Poliquin released the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives completed the second portion of the Omnibus spending package that will fund the programs and agencies of the federal government through the 2016 Fiscal Year. This final spending package passed the House with broad bipartisan support in a 316-113 vote. Congressman Poliquin released the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1105, the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015. Congressman Bruce Poliquin released the following statement:
“Family-owned farms, fisheries and wood products companies are vital to the Second District’s economy and community. This vote is a vote for their jobs and our economy.