Tax Reform

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More on Tax Reform

Apr 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement announcing the Individual Refund Security (IRS) act to amend the procedure for using prepaid debit cards as a method of income tax refund to reduce the fraudulent use of those cards to perpetrate identify and refund theft.

Mar 31, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today announced a letter to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen inquiring about the IRS’s use of prepaid debit cards as a method of income tax refund fraud and the connection between those cards and identify theft.

Mar 30, 2016 Letter

Click here to download the full letter

Commissioner John Koskinen
Internal Revenue Service
U.S. Department of the Treasury
1111 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20224

Dear Commissioner Koskinen,

Dec 18, 2015 Blog - Arizona's Fifth

This week the House took two very consequential actions and I wanted to briefly cover them.

Dec 18, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement after introducing the Protecting Charitable Contributions Act of 2015 in the House.

Dec 17, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced today his formal opposition to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, a shoddy piece of legislation drafted without the input of the full House of Representatives.

Apr 17, 2015 Blog - Arizona's Fifth

This week was tax week, the deadline for hard working Americans to file their tax returns so that the U.S. Government will return to them the money they took from their paychecks over the past year.  As government spends more, so too does it tax more, and tax week reminds us yet again that major reforms are needed.

On Wednesday, I sent out a video update highlighting the efforts I’ve made over the last year to reform our tax code.  If you missed it, click below for a copy of the video.

Apr 15, 2015 Video
Mar 4, 2014 Press Release

Washington—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement on the President’s newly released FY 2015 Budget Proposal:

Oct 16, 2013 Press Release

Washington—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement regarding tonight’s vote on the Reid-McConnell, Fiscal Year 2014 Continuing Resolution and Debt Limit Increase bill:

“I have been very clear from the beginning of this debate, I would have supported a resolution that accomplished three objectives: ended the government shutdown, protected Arizonans from the devastating effects of Obamacare and reduced our government’s addiction to spending before we increased our borrowing authority and added to a $17 trillion debt.