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Washington, D.C. – Congressman David Rouzer released the statement below after being sworn-in to serve the citizens of the 7th District into the 115th Congress:
Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives passed a bill authored by Congressman David Rouzer yesterday to provide every veteran who has had their severance payments wrongfully taxed the opportunity to recover the payment in full. H.R. 5015, the Combat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act of 2016, is estimated to impact nearly 14,000 veterans - including more than 550 veterans from North Carolina – who were wrongfully taxed on their severance packages.
Washington, D.C. – With the support of Congressman David Rouzer, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 5053, the Preventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act, to eliminate an unnecessary and confidential form non-profits are required to submit to the IRS.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman David Rouzer recently introducedH.R. 5015, the Combat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act of 2016, to ensure veterans who suffered service-ending combat-related injuries are not being wrongfully taxed on their severance packages from the Department of Defense (DoD).
Washington, D.C. – Today, H.R. 1206, the No Hires for the Delinquent IRS Act, authored by Congressman David Rouzer passed the House of Representatives where it now heads to the floor of the Senate. H.R. 1206 incentivizes the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to verify and ensure that current employers are paying their taxes.
Washington, D.C. – This week, H.R. 1206, the No Hires for the Delinquent IRS Act, authored by Congressman David Rouzer passed the House Committee on Ways and Means where it now heads to the floor of the House of Representatives. H.R. 1206 incentivizes the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to verify and ensure that current employers are paying their taxes.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman David Rouzer (NC-7) released the following statement after the House passed the Protect Medical Innovation Act (H.R. 160).
Washington, D.C. – On Monday, Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) announced their support for Congressman Rouzer’s (NC-7) No Hires for the Delinquent IRS Act (H.R. 1206). This bill prohibits the hiring of additional IRS employees until the Secretary of the Treasury certifies that no employee of the IRS has a seriously delinquent tax debt.
“One would think that ‘willfully violating tax law’ would be a disqualifier for government work, especially at the IRS. Guess not,” said Grover Norquist, President of Americans for Tax Reform.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rouzer (NC-7) released the following statement after the House passed the American Research and Competitiveness Act (H.R. 880).
“This bill lets innovative companies here in the United States and in Southeastern North Carolina continue to develop new technologies and create high-wage jobs,” said Congressman Rouzer. "I was a proud co-sponsor of this bill because it provides much needed certainty and will enable businesses to make the long-term investments in Research & Development necessary to grow our economy."
We are fortunate to have so many successful small businesses and family farms in Southeastern North Carolina. Many of these businesses have become an extended part of our community as they have been passed down from generation to generation. But, the longevity of these family owned and operated businesses is threatened by a sluggish economy, onerous rules and regulations, and especially the estate tax, also known as the death tax.