Statement from MPAA CEO Charles Rivkin on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

November 2, 2017

WASHINGTON – The following is a statement from Charles Rivkin, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association (MPAA), following the introduction of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act by House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX).

“The MPAA applauds Chairman Kevin Brady and all the members of the Ways and Means committee for their work to release pro-growth tax reform legislation. The U.S. film and television industry supports two million American jobs and a network of thousands of small businesses across all 50 states. We are encouraged that the committee’s proposed changes to the U.S. tax code will encourage further job creation and economic growth.

“The MPAA looks forward to working with Congressional leaders and the Administration in the coming weeks to advance tax reform legislation that would promote our nation’s global competitiveness and encourage more investment at home.”

About the MPAA
The Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (MPAA) serves as the voice and advocate of the American motion picture, home video and television industries from its offices in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. Its members include: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures; Paramount Pictures Corporation; Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.; Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation; Universal City Studios LLC; and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

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