Write To Your Representative and Tell Them You Do Not Support the Tax Bill

Write Your Elected RepresentativesWrite To Your Representative and Tell Them You Do Not Support the Tax BillTell Washington to fix the tax code, not blow a hole in the budget.

Budget & Tax  | Quick Takes
Nov 30, 2017  | 2 min read

Congress is in the process of making big changes to the federal tax code.

Taxpayers for Common Sense opposes the proposed packages because they fail to fix the underlying problems with the tax code, and they will dramatically increase deficits and the national debt.

Tell your elected representatives in Congress that you do not support this tax bill. 

Please add your own thoughts to this as well. Follow the instructions below for how submit your letter.

1. Copy the following language

Dear [Insert Representative/Senator here]:

I support comprehensive tax reform, but I do not support the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.”

This irresponsible bill adds at least $1.4 trillion to the deficit and could add as much as $1.7 trillion. The development of the bill completely left out rank-and-file Republicans and all Democrats. The proposal relies on magical thinking about economic growth in order to pretend there won’t be massive increases to the deficit and debt, and uses gimmicks to make it look like the changes in law cost less down the road.

In 1986, the last time Congress did comprehensive tax reform, it was an inclusive, bipartisan process, and the Senate finally passed it by a vote of 97-3.

Congress is taking us in the wrong direction and is playing tricks in order to get it done. They need to go back to the drawing board.

Sincerely,

Your name

2. Find the contact information for your representatives

FIND YOUR REPRESENTATIVES