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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

Tax Reform

The current tax code is far too confusing, costly and outdated for hard-working families and small businesses in the Second District. A simpler tax code will help families better plan for the future and allow our small businesses to expand which will create more jobs.

Serving Maine, Congressman Poliquin will help support initiatives that will make the tax code much simpler and helpful for our hard-working families in the Second District.

For more information concerning work and views related to Tax Reform, please contact our office.

More on Tax Reform

February 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement on President Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress:


May 6, 2016 In The News

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.

April 21, 2016 Press Release

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:


March 8, 2016 Press Release

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:


December 18, 2015 Press Release

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:


April 16, 2015 Press Release

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.