Congressman Chris Stewart

Representing the 2nd District of Utah
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Tax Reform

Chris Stewart Tax ReformThe current tax code in the United States is overly complex and burdensome to families and businesses. I believe that raising taxes is not the solution for long-term economic stability and growth. Instead, we must simplify the tax code, lower the corporate tax rate, and eliminate the death tax.  These changes would reduce the tax burden for families and businesses, allow the economy to grow, and increase government revenue.

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More on Tax Reform

Dec 3, 2014 Press Release
Today, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) voted in favor of The Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014, which passed the House of Representatives in a bipartisan vote of 378-46. This bill renews about 50 individual and business tax benefits which have expired in the past year. Stewart released the following statement after the passage of the bill:
Feb 14, 2013 Press Release
Today, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah), along with a bipartisan group of freshman members outlined a statement of principles to address the nation’s fiscal issues. This group of Republican and Democrat freshman members, led by Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-NC) and Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-FL) have been meeting over the past several weeks to develop a bipartisan statement of principles to address spending reforms, including Social Security, Medicare and tax reform. More than 2 dozen House members of both parties are active participants in this group.