WASHINGTON – CompTIA, the world’s leading technology association, released the following statement from CompTIA’s executive vice president for public advocacy Elizabeth Hyman following the Congressional passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:
“CompTIA applauds the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The current tax code is outdated and forces our IT industry to compete on uneven playing field in the global marketplace. By lowering the corporate tax rate, incentivizing companies to reinvest the profits they earned abroad back in to the United States, preserving the research and development tax credit, and helping small businesses by allowing them greater expensing flexibility and pass-through deductions, the new law will allow our IT companies to remain competitive and create jobs. IT jobs are the backbone of the U.S. economy, and this bill greatly enhances our industry’s ability to innovate, and stimulate economic growth around the country.”
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