Tax Action Center

Stop Harmful Tax Hikes on Manufacturers!

What’s Going On?  

Congress is currently considering legislation that would raise taxes on manufacturers and other businesses by $2 trillion. Lawmakers are hoping to use a special rule called “reconciliation” to enact these tax hikes on a party-line vote.  

But here’s the problem: The tax increases proposed by Congress would put manufacturing jobs at risk, stall wage growth and limit new investments in our communities. 

The Negative Impact on Manufacturers:

According to a recent survey of manufacturing leaders, if Congress follows through on these changes included within reconciliation… 

  • Nearly 94% of manufacturers said that higher taxes would be harmful to their businesses
  • 91% of manufacturers will have trouble creating jobs and expanding 
  • 90% of manufacturers will have trouble raising wages 

According to research published by the National Association of Manufacturers, increasing the tax rate for manufacturers and small businesses would have harmful consequences, which include: 

  • 1 million jobs lost over two years 
  • 500,000 jobs lost on average each year over the next decade 
  • $117 billion in GDP lost in first two years 

How Tax Reform Has Protected Manufacturers

The tax reforms passed in 2017 put manufacturers in a position of strength — driving historic numbers of new hires, rising wages, strong capital investment and the best production in years.

Mobilizing Your Company to Stop Harmful Tax Hikes 

We need you to take action to beat back these tax hikes on manufacturers. Next to friends and family, company leaders are the most trusted source of political information among their own employees. Manufacturers United is YOUR resource to mobilize manufacturers and manufacturing employees. Directing to the Manufacturers United tax action page, below you will find customizable resources to help company leaders use this powerful grassroots action tool as their own and mobilize employees to take action themselves.

We encourage you to adapt the content below to accommodate company guidelines.

Partner with Manufacturers United

Want to adopt Manufacturers United as your own grassroots tax-action campaign? We’re ready to help. By partnering with Manufacturers United, we’ll work with you to strengthen your mobilization effort by providing you with:

  • A co-branded tax action page that incudes a customizable letter to Congress and the ability to add automated patch-thru calling and a tweet-Congress tool
  • A custom URL ( that will provide key metrics specific to just your engagement channels

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Take Immediate Action

Don’t wish to mobilize your company at this very moment? Your action still matters. Use the tool below and join thousands of supporters who are calling on Washington to protect the hard-fought gains that manufacturers have made for our communities thanks to tax reform.

Additional Resources for Manufacturers

For member organizations and state partners of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), we have a dedicated team of staff ready to help your company or organization partner with Manufacturers United to advance our shared goals. If you have any questions, please contact the NAM Advocacy team at


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