House Republicans form task forces, one on tax reform

House Republicans form task forces, one on tax reform

House Republican leaders today announced the formation of six committee-led task forces charged with “presenting an agenda to the country.” One of the task forces will be focused on tax reform.

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According to a release from the Speaker’s office, the task force on tax reform will be headed by Ways & Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), and will have as its goals to create jobs, grow the economy, and raise wages by reducing tax rates, removing special interest carve-outs, and simplifying the tax code.

It is not clear whether the task forces will be responsible for developing legislation, making recommendations or developing a broad agenda.

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