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ICYMI: Rubio Joins Fox News Sunday

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) joined Fox News Sunday with Shannon Bream to discuss the illegal migration crisis and Ukraine. Watch the full interview on YouTube and Rumble. On how to resolve the border crisis: “The realistic path forward, if we want to end this...

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Next Week: Rubio Staff Hosts Mobile Office Hours

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio’s (R-FL) office will host in-person and virtual Mobile Office Hours next week to assist constituents with federal casework issues in their respective local communities. These office hours offer constituents who do not live close to one of...

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How the New Lee-Rubio Tax Plan Would Boost the Economy

Apr 8, 2015 | News

The U.S. has the highest corporate tax rate in the developed world, is the only major country to tax its businesses on income earned outside the country and delays the ability of businesses to deduct capital expenses for as long as 39 years. The monstrous complexity of the U.S. tax system has a disproportionately adverse impact on small businesses. It is a major reason why U.S. economic performance is anemic.

The Lee-Rubio plan, announced today, would fix these problems and result in a rapidly growing economy. Based on a forthcoming Tax Foundation study of the plan and previous analyses of similar plans in the past, the plan from Sens. Mike Lee, R-Utah, and Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has the realistic potential to increase the size of the economy by 15 percent over what it would be if we do nothing. Although tax lawyers would probably see their incomes decline, most Americans would see substantially higher real incomes.

The plan does this by reducing business tax rates to 25 percent, allowing business to deduct capital expenses when incurred, moving to a tax system that does not punish U.S. businesses for operating and selling abroad and eliminating the double taxation of corporate income.

The business reforms in the Lee-Rubio plan are extremely good and would make virtually all Americans better off but the individual reforms could be improved.

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