Tax

Tax reform is a perennial issue. CompTIA believes that a competitive tax policy is critical for American technology companies to thrive in the US and internationally, with lower corporate tax rates and movement to a territorial tax system.

The industry is constrained by an outdated and complex federal tax code that is desperately in need of overhaul to reflect the dynamic evolution of global American businesses. Both our domestic and international members face the complexity and compliance costs resulting from scores of different tax laws in states and other taxing jurisdictions across the country.

CompTIA members desire a level playing field in both domestic and international tax issues, and CompTIA seeks to eliminate inequities of the current tax codes (both domestic and international), including the ever-increasing costs associated with tax compliance.

Tax Committees

State Federal

Press Releases

CompTIA Statement on the House Passage of Mobile Workforce Legislation

Jun 20, 2017

"Right to Repair" Legislation is Wrong for Nebraska Consumers and Businesses

Mar 08, 2017

Sen. Booker, Rep. Hurd and Ron Culler Named 2017 CompTIA Tech Champions

Feb 15, 2017

Blog Articles

  • Have Skills, Will Travel (If the Tax Laws Aren’t Too Confusing)

    by Geoff Lane | Jun 21, 2017
    The House of Representatives this week, passed the Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act (H.R. 1393) by a simple voice vote. Passage of the bill with such broad, bipartisan support should send a message to the Senate that it’s now time for that chamber to act accordingly and deliver its own bill (S. 540) for the president’s signature immediately. Many in the IT industry have been monitoring the proposal closely, as it reflects a changing economic landscape and would streamline some of our tax collection laws.
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  • What are the Top 25 Legislative Priorities for 2017 in Texas?

    by Sarah Matz | Dec 19, 2016
    Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick released this month his top 25 legislative priorities for the upcoming session. Several of these priorities have a specific tech component and others will likely have a significant impact on the broader tenor of debate in the upcoming legislative session Texas. These priorities include:
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  • A New Congress, Administration and Tax Code?

    by Geoff Lane | Dec 07, 2016
    One of the great things about the American political system is the chance to hit the reset button. For better or worse, every two years a new Congress is sworn in. New members come to Washington with new ideas –some more sensible than others– but nevertheless, this biennial tradition brings with it renewed hope. That’s why we’re so excited for 2017 and the soon-to-be-sworn-in 115th Congress.
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