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ICYMI: Womack Says “Tax Reform is Working”

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On Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in a speech given on the House Floor, Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) spoke in support of the recent success of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. H.R. 1 reformed the U.S. tax code for the first time in over three decades, allowing Americans to keep more of their hard-earned money while making businesses competitive with their global counterparts. “Thank you, I appreciate...

House Votes for Historic Tax Reform

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WASHINGTON– Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released today the following statement after the House agreed to the Conference Report to accompany H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: "For the first time in over three decades, Congress has voted to fundamentally reform our tax code. This bill allows hardworking Americans to keep more of their paycheck, creates jobs and increases wages by making America...

Relief for State - Tax reform to aid Arkansans

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Fulfilling our promise of a fair and simple tax code is a top priority in Congress. For decades, tax season has brought unnecessary stress and anxiety on families across our state and nation. People are spending over six billion hours and $168 billion annually to file their returns with a total of 90 percent of taxpayers being forced to hire a tax professional. On Nov. 16, we supported and passed ...

Womack Cast a YEA Vote for Historic Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

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WASHINGTON– Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released today the following statement after the House passed H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “For the first time in over three decades, the House has taken action to allow Americans to keep more of their hard-earned money while making our businesses competitive with their global counterparts. Growing our economy, simplifying the tax code, and helping...

Womack Votes YEA to Move Forward with Tax Reform

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WASHINGTON– Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after the House adoption of the Senate Amendment to H.Con.Res. 71, Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027: “My vote to support the budget resolution has little to do with the res...

Womack Wants Tax Reform for All Americans

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WASHINGTON– Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released today the following statement after the framework for tax reform was released: “Our current tax code is complicated, confusing, and full of special-interest loopholes. It has been 31 years since we have had major reform, and I am optimistic about the unified framework laid out today. Americans deserve to keep more of their hard-earned paychecks ...

Womack Applauds Introduction of Remote Transaction Parity Act

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Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT-3) and Congressman Steve Womack (R-AR-3) – along with a group of bipartisan lawmakers – today introduced the Remote Transaction Parity Act (RTPA; H.R. 2775), a bill that will modernize our nation’s outdated sales tax collection process. The legislation, which will be referred to the House Judiciary Committee because of its interstate commerce nexus, will promote st...

Womack Votes to Provide Small Businesses, Farmers Tax Relief

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Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement in response to the passage of America’s Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2015 (H.R. 636), which creates stability for small business owners, farmers, and ranchers by making permanent increased Section 179 small business expensing: “I applaud the passage of H.R. 636 and the steps the House continues to take to support job creati...

Womack, Kind Introduce Fair BEER Act

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Federal excise taxes for all beer importers and for brewers of more than two million barrels annually are currently $18 per barrel. Brewers that produce less than two million barrels annually are taxed at a rate of $7 per barrel for their first 60,000 barrels, significantly decreasing their effective tax rate. While this reduced tax rate has successfully encouraged new entry into the market, it un...

Arkansas House Delegation Votes to End Taxpayer Funding for Abortion

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Congressmen Steve Womack (AR-3), Rick Crawford (AR-1), Tim Griffin (AR-2), and Tom Cotton (AR-4) today joined a bipartisan group of 227 House colleagues to pass H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding For Abortion Act. This legislation enacts a permanent ban on the use of all federal dollars to fund abortions and eliminates tax credits and subsidies for Obamacare health plans that include elective abortio...

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