Post Tagged with: "tax reform"

FILE PHOTO: RYAN BAE FOR THE HOYA
Republican tax bills in the House and Senate could threaten the affordability of higher education, said University President John J. DeGioia in a campuswide email.

DeGioia Raises Concerns About Republican Tax Bills

University President John J. DeGioia raised objections to two Republican tax reform proposals in the House and Senate, writing in a Nov. 21 email to the community that provisions of the bills “reduce the affordability of higher education.” “We strongly object to any provisions that limit our ability to support[Read More…]

by November 30, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GU POLITICS TWITTER
The conversation on tax reform came three weeks after Republicans in the U.S. Senate released their own version of the House of Representatives’ initial tax plan.

GOP Tax Reform Efforts Will Be Successful, Policy Experts Argue

The Republican Party’s current tax reform efforts will be passed into law, three tax policy experts predicted during a Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service discussion on tax cuts Tuesday. Grover Norquist, president of anti-tax advocacy group Americans for Tax Reform; Tony Sayegh, an assistant secretary for the United[Read More…]

by November 30, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
RYAN BAE FOR THE HOYA
The Republican tax plan unveiled in the House of Representatives on Thursday would make higher education less affordable.

Republican Tax Plan Could Raise Higher Education Costs

Two education-related tax benefits would be eliminated by a tax bill unveiled by House Republicans yesterday, changes that could make higher education less affordable if the bill passes in its current form. The bill, which would lower the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 20 percent, consolidate seven income[Read More…]

by November 3, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: Cut Repetitive Tax Rhetoric

As the administration of President Donald Trump and his Republican allies in Congress embark on their campaign for tax reform, which the president has touted as one of his top priorities, their rhetoric sounds eerily familiar. “The goal is a plan that reduces tax rates as much as possible,” said[Read More…]

by September 29, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top