The federal tax code needs reform, and believe that Congress must make the tax code more fair to working families and small businesses. I believe that any tax reform proposal must take into account all taxes that individuals and small business pay, including payroll taxes, income taxes, and taxes on investment income. I also support closing corporate tax loopholes and ending tax breaks that reward corporations that move jobs overseas.

  • December 2017
  • The Tax Bill that Stole Christmas

    Last week, Republicans in Congress used a procedural gimmick to force through one of the most unpopular tax bills in history, without an iota of Democratic input. They robbed the middle class to give more to the uber-rich and corporations that outsource jobs — just in time for the holidays.

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  • November 2017
  • Representative Challenges President’s Proposed Tax Reform

    President Trump said the tax cuts would be huge. They would go straight to the middle-class, and everyone would get a $4,000 raise. The plan would create jobs and spur growth. And all of this would be done without adding any more money to the national debt. Listening to the rhetoric, the plan sounded quite glorious.

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    GOP Tax Cut Bill Puts Billionaires Ahead of Middle-Class Families, Says Brownley

    Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement today regarding introduction of the House Republicans’ tax cut bill: “Republicans tout that they want to help middle-class families, but the tax cut bill they unveiled yesterday clearly shows that what they really care about is putting billionaires first. “Their giveaway to the rich […]

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  • March 2016
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    Brownley Hosts Income Tax Assistance Workshop

    On Saturday, March 19, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) will host an Income Tax Assistance Workshop in Oxnard. This free service is available to individuals who earned less than $54,000 in 2015. Representatives with the Office of the Taxpayer Advocate and Brownley staff will also be available to answer questions.

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