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Latta Votes to Send Tax Reform to President’s Desk; Employees to Benefit From Bonuses, Increased Wages

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) voted to send tax reform to President Trump’s desk after the bill passed the U.S. Senate last night. After the passage of the bill, companies around the country began announcing benefits that employees will receive due to the historic tax legislation. Ohio’s Fifth Third Bank has announced that they will pay more than 13,500 employees a $1,000 bonus an... Read more »

Latta: Passage of Historic Tax Reform Legislation a Big Win for Ohio Families

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) joined his colleagues in passing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, legislation 31 years in the making that would reform the nation’s broken tax code and provide needed tax relief for middle class families, grow the economy, and create jobs. The passage of the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 1 – The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, means it now moves to the U.S. Senate fo... Read more »

Latta Applauds Changes to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Highlights Benefits for Middle-Class Families

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) applauded the changes made to the House Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in the final compromise bill released by the Conference Committee on Friday. In addition, Latta highlighted the benefits for middle-class families in Ohio’s 5th Congressional District. Latta had recently joined his colleagues in sending a letter to conferees asking that the final bill not count gr... Read more »

Latta Votes to Take Next Step on Tax Reform

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This evening, Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) joined his colleagues in passing a motion to go to a Conference Committee between the House and Senate to reconcile differences between the tax bills passed by each respective body. Latta recently voted to pass the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to modernize the nation’s tax code and provide needed tax relief for middle class families. Under the House b... Read more »

Latta Highlights Support for Tax Reform From Advocates, Economists

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) highlighted widespread support for tax reform legislation pending before Congress. The support comes from small businesses, manufacturers, advocates for the agricultural industry, conservative groups, and economists. Included in the list are the American Farm Bureau Federation, the National Federation of Independent Business — the nation’s largest sma... Read more »

U.S. House Passes Tax Legislation; Latta Votes for Historic Reform

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) joined his colleagues today in passing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, legislation that would simplify the tax code and provide needed relief to middle-class families and small businesses. Under the bill, H.R. 1, an average family of four making an annual income of $59,000 would receive a tax cut of $1,182. The last time the tax code was significantly reformed wa... Read more »

Latta Column in the Findlay Courier: Time to Fix Our Broken Tax Code

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For Ohio families and small businesses, complying with our nation’s confusing mess of a tax code can be a nightmare. It’s tens of thousands of pages of complicated provisions that often take tax software, an accountant, or a lawyer in order to comply. More than 31 years ago, President Ronald Reagan signed an overhaul of our tax code that paved the way for economic growth, higher wages, and more Am... Read more »

Latta Continues Efforts to Aid Consumers in Light of Equifax Breach

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At the Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee hearing to further evaluate the cybersecurity landscape in light the Equifax data breach, Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green), chairman of the subcommittee, questioned witnesses on how best to secure consumers’ credit data in a digital economy. Latta kicked off the questioning by asking Francis Creighton, President and CEO of the Con... Read more »

Latta Votes for First Step of Tax Reform

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) joined his colleagues in passing H.Con.Res 71, the FY2018 budget, an important first step in achieving comprehensive tax reform this Congress. The passage of a budget allows the use of reconciliation in the U.S. Senate. This means only needing 51 votes to pass a bill, rather than the 60 votes normally required to break a filibuster. “Our tax code is broken, ... Read more »

Congressman Latta Proposes Legislation to Eliminate Death Tax

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) has re-introduced legislation for the 115th Congress that would permanently eliminate the Federal estate tax, also known as the death tax. The Permanently Repeal the Estate Tax Act would provide needed relief to farmers and small business owners in Ohio and across the country. In sectors that require high capital investments, like agriculture, families often... Read more »

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