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  • Simpson Praises Historic Tax Relief for American Families
    Posted in Press Releases on December 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy , Taxes, Social Security and Medicare

    Congressman Mike Simpson praised the passage today of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in the House of Representatives. H.R. 1 is the first comprehensive tax reform legislation to pass the House since 1986. “Since coming to Congress, I’ve talked to farmers, ranchers and businesses throughout Idaho and I consistently hear about the burden that our overly complex, outdated, and unfair tax code puts on families and small businesses,” said Simpson. “The bill that we voted on today has been years in... Read more

  • Simpson Votes for Lower Taxes
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Small Businesses, Economy , Taxes, HOT TOPICS

    Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson praised the passage of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act today in the House of Representatives. H.R. 1 is the first comprehensive tax reform legislation to pass the House since 1986. “Since coming to Congress, I’ve talked to farmers, ranchers and businesses throughout Idaho and I consistently hear about the burden that our overly complex, outdated, and unfair tax code puts on families and small businesses,” said Simpson. “This bill will relieve much of that burden ... Read more

  • Simpson Supports First Step to Repeal Obamacare
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Economy , Taxes

    Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson supported passage of the fiscal year 2017 budget resolution which was approved by the House of Representatives on Friday. This is the most significant Obamacare repeal legislation to pass the House since the law was enacted six years ago. Passage of the resolution unlocks a legislative mechanism known as “reconciliation” which provides Congress with the ability to repeal and ultimately replace Obamacare. “It is no secret that Obamacare has not lived up to the promi... Read more

  • House Addresses Tax Laws
    Posted in Press Releases on April 15, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes

    Today is Tax Day and the U.S. House of Representatives is addressing important tax measures this week that directly impact families across the country. Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson is supporting The ‘Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015’ (H.R. 1105), State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Fairness Act of 2015 (H.R. 622), Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act (H.R. 650), and the Mortgage Choice Act (H.R. 685). “Our current tax code hampers economic growth. If we truly want to get our budget defici... Read more

  • Simpson Urges for Certainty in PILT Payments
    Posted in Press Releases on April 14, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Public Lands and Natural Resources, Taxes

    Pushes federal government to meet obligations to states and counties Read more

  • Simpson Votes to Stop IRS Targeting Conservative Groups
    Posted in Press Releases on February 26, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes

    Idaho Congressman Simpson today supported passage of H.R. 3865, the Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014. This legislation prohibits for one year a proposal by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to unilaterally change the regulations, in place for fifty years, which allow certain organizations to engage in political activities. The bill passed 243 to 176. “It is clear that this proposed regulation by the Obama Administration would primarily impact conservative organizations... Read more

  • Simpson Protects Taxpayers from IRS Overreach
    Posted in Blog on February 25, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes

    Congressman Mike Simpson supported the Protecting Taxpayers from Intrusive IRS Requests Act, which passed the House of Representatives on Tuesday. The bill provides important safeguards for taxpayers such as barring the IRS from asking questions regarding religious, political, or social beliefs. Read more details on the bill here: http://www.gop.gov/bill/113/2/hr2531 Read more

  • Simpson Votes to Reduce Deficit, Protect INL and PILT
    Posted in Press Releases on December 12, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Fiscal Responsibility, Taxes

    Idaho Congressman supports budget agreement that avoids another government shutdown, reduces the federal deficit, and limits Presidential authority over spending Read more

  • Congress Must Hold IRS Accountable
    Posted in Press Releases on August 22, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes

    By Congressman Mike Simpson Read more

  • Simpson Wants Answers from the IRS
    Posted in Press Releases on July 17, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes

    Idaho Congressman joins colleagues in sending letter to IRS Commissioner demanding answers Read more

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