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  • PASSED: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Relief

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) voted today for the largest overhaul of the American tax code in more than thirty years. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which passed the House today with Carter's support, cuts taxes, creates jobs and works to stimulate our economy. In Georgia, it has been estimated this legislation will lead to the creation of 29,521 jobs in our state and raise after-tax income for middle class families in Georgia by $2,355. "I am thrilled this legislation passed the House... Read more

  • Carter Supports Individual Mandate Repeal in Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Relief

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) today officially supported including a repeal of the individual mandate in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. "Including the repeal of the individual mandate in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is the right move to make," said Carter. "The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a bold tax plan that will work for all Americans. While delivering on our promise of a fairer tax code, we should use this important opportunity to move another step closer to delivering on our promise of re... Read more

  • Carter on House Tax Plan: This is a Big Day
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Relief

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) today praised the introduction of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the House Republican tax relief plan. "This is a big day," said Carter. "Today, we introduced a tax relief plan that will finally deliver relief from America's antiquated and overly burdensome tax code which I believe is the greatest threat to economic opportunity in this country. I have been asking families across the First District what they would do with the hard-earned dollars our plan wou... Read more

  • Carter Votes to Balance Budget, Pave the Way for Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Balancing the Budget, Tax Relief

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) voted today for the House Republican budget for the coming year. The proposal would balance the budget within 10 years, strengthen our national defense, and work to rein in Washington's spending and improper payments. "I have long said that the national debt is the single greatest threat to our national security," said Carter. "It is past time for Washington to finally learn how to balance a budget just like hard working families, small businesses, and ... Read more

  • IRS Honors Carter Request for Hurricane Victim Tax Relief
    Posted in Press Releases on September 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Relief

    Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) today announced that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is honoring his request to extend tax relief to victims of Hurricane Irma. As a result, residents and businesses in the entire state of Georgia now have until January 31, 2018, to file certain individual and business tax returns, as well as other tax relief measures. “Businesses and families in Georgia should be focused on rebuilding and recovering from Hurricane Irma, not meeting arbitrary IRS dead... Read more

  • Carter Statement on President Trump's Tax Reform Speech
    Posted in Press Releases on August 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Relief

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) released the following statement in response to President Trump's speech on tax reform: "I have always said that I believe our antiquated and burdensome tax code is the greatest threat to economic opportunity in this country. I believe Americans need and deserve tax relief so strongly that I made sure my first act as a Member of Congress was to cosponsor the Fair Tax in an attempt to deliver relief and build a stronger economy. Today, President Trump re... Read more

  • Carter Statement on the Trump Administration's Tax Plan
    Posted in Press Releases on April 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Relief

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) released the following statement after the Trump Administration's introduction of a tax reform proposal: "I have long said that America’s antiquated and overly burdensome tax code is the greatest threat to economic opportunity in this country. I am relieved that we finally have a president that agrees. The bold proposal introduced by the Trump Administration today is an outline that will work towards a simpler and fairer tax system to deliver relief and... Read more

  • Carter Requests Tax Relief for Residents Affected by Hurricane Matthew
    Posted in Press Releases on October 13, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Relief

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) today requested an extension of the deadline for individual and business tax returns and tax payments to March 15, 2017 for residents in Georgia counties affected by Hurricane Matthew. Carter also requested any additional tax relief available. In a letter sent to Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen, Carter wrote "As you may know, Hurricane Matthew brought significant damage throughout many Southeastern Georgia counties.A federal disaste... Read more

  • Carter Votes to Prevent Political Targeting by the IRS
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Relief

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (Ga-01) acted today to further his mission of eliminating the abuse at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). To prevent additional politically motivated targeting scandals by the IRS like the "accidental" leak by an IRS employee of personal information of donors to the National Organization for Marriage to the Huffington Post, Carter voted in support of legislation to prohibit the agency from requiring a tax-exempt organization to include in annual returns the n... Read more

  • Carter Votes to Provide Tax Relief
    Posted in Press Releases on December 17, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Relief

    Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (Ga-01) voted today to create a simpler, fairer tax code. The House passed H.R. 2029, the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act, with Carter’s support. “Since I arrived in Congress, I have been fighting to simplify America’s antiquated and overly burdensome tax code that is the greatest threat to economic opportunity in our nation,” Carter said. “With the highest corporate tax rate in the world and an overly complex tax code, creating a fairer tax code and re... Read more