Americans for Tax Fairness (ATF) is a diverse campaign of more than 420 national, state and local endorsing organizations united in support of a fair tax system that works for all Americans. It has come together based on the belief that the country needs comprehensive, progressive tax reform that results in greater revenue to meet our growing needs. This requires big corporations and the wealthy to pay their fair share in taxes, not to live by their own set of rules.
A campaign of more than 425 organizations creating an economy that works for all of us by making big corporations and the wealthy pay their fair share.
Americans for Tax Fairness supports the following principles:
1. America needs an economy to grows jobs and works for all.
2. Everyone must pay their fair share -- that means ending the Bush tax breaks for the richest 2 percent of Americans.
3. Put American jobs first by closing corporate tax loopholes.
Americans for Tax Fairness was established to help make the economy work for all — with adequate levels of investment in critical areas that create and sustain jobs and a balanced and equitable approach to decisions on the federal budget challenges we face. This requires raising sufficient revenues with everyone, including corporations, paying their fair share of taxes.
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