American businesses and consumers rely on the availability of insurance services provided at competitive rates. The Coalition for Competitive Insurance Rates is made up of business organizations, consumer advocacy groups, insurers and their associations advocating for continued and increased competition within the insurance industry.

South Florida 100: Steven Geller Speaks Out on the Importance of Reinsurance

Reinsurance as import may pose risk to Florida: Study

Florida TaxWatch Study Finds Severe Risks to Access to Insurance and Reinsurance in House GOP Tax Plan 

Op-Ed: Insurance debate could doom border adjustment tax

Op-Ed: Border Adjustment Would Sock Florida with Hugely Higher Insurance Rates

Op-Ed: A doubly whammy for Florida: Tax reform and hurricanes 

Op-Ed: Increasing Reinsurance Taxes Would be a Manmade Disaster

Neal Bill could hamper insurance penetration: Study

Study Shows Impact Of US Foreign Reinsurance Bill

Don’t tax foreign reinsurers: Report

GOP tax plan could boost prices for Californians’ insurance

New Brattle Report Highlights the Dangers of Foreign Affiliate Reinsurance Tax on Consumer Access to Insurance and Reinsurance 

Op-Ed: Reinsurance Proposal to Muck with the Corporate Tax Base Resurfaces. It Still Doesn't Address Root Problems

Op-Ed: Tax reformers must take care not to kill reinsurance market

Tallahassee Democrat: Op-Ed: Reinsurance saved Florida from catastrophic losses

Op-Ed: Insuring a Sound Tax Reform Process

Op-Ed: Congress Should Not Use the Tax Code to Pick Winners and Losers in the Reinsurance Industry

Warner-Neal Foreign Reinsurance Legislation Opposed by Bipartisan Coalition

Op-Ed: Let’s Get The Economy Moving Again With Uniform And Understandable Tax Cuts

FY 2017 Budget Provision to Tax Foreign Insurers Opposed by Bipartisan Coalition

Senate Working Group Unveils Int'l Tax Report; Bipartisan Coalition Calls Failure to Dismiss Protectionist Measure Disappointing

Top Economic, Industry Experts Agree: Protecting Consumers from Punitive Reinsurance Tax Makes Sense

Op-Ed: Pro-growth tax reform, yes; discriminatory taxes, never

Op-Ed: Change the Tune on Taxes

 

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International insurance companies paid nearly 50 percent of the estimated $19 billion in losses incurred from Hurricane Sandy.  
An estimated 85 percent of privately   insured crop losses resulting from the 2012 drought (approximately $1.2 billion) were paid by international reinsurers. In the aftermath of the 2001 terrorist attacks on New York, international insurance and reinsurance firms paid 64 percent of the estimated $27 billion in US payouts for the claims.