SELLERSVILLE, PA – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) joined the Pennridge Chamber of Commerce Friday to discuss tax reform and bipartisan efforts to support small businesses and grow the economy.
As one of just 10 Certified Public Accountants in Congress I can tell you a secret: very few people – let alone many politicians - understand our current tax code and, if they do, they’re making a lot of money off it.
Standing at 70,000 pages, the United States tax code is nothing short of a roadblock to economic growth – punishing Main Street businesses and working families while corporations and the wealthy pay accountants to navigate the convoluted system. Simply put, the system is broken and we’re stuck paying for it.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), a Certified Public Accountant and member of the Small Business Committee, took to the House floor Tuesday to call on Congress to take up tax reform as step one in a bipartisan pro-growth strategy:
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Tom Reed (NY-23) and Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), Co-Chairs of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, released the following statement announcing the Caucus’ commitment to driving bipartisan efforts to deliver tax reform this year:
Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) delivered a ‘State of the Nation Address’ to members of the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce on Friday highlighting his work during his first two months in office. The speech focused on the outlook of tax reform in the 115th Congress, efforts to combat the community’s opioid and heroin epidemic and a commitment to increasing civility locally and nationally.
The following are excerpts from his remarks to the Chamber: