TITLE

Lawmakers say value-added tax would aid U.S. exporters by leveling world-trade playing field

AUTHOR(S)
Wurman, Ilan
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Hill;6/19/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 73, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that many worried lawmakers have believed that tax policies are part of the expanding trade deficit and the so-called disappearing U.S. manufacturing sector. According to presidential hopeful Representative Duncan Hunter and groups of textile producers and manufacturers, almost every country in the world has a value-added tax (VAT) system, making it easier for them to export the product. However, U.S. manufacturers get no rebate from the government because there is no VAT.
ACCESSION #
25553525

 

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