Category: Press Releases


Study: Tax Reform Should Not Push Special Interest Trade Protectionism

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2015 — The Coalition for Competitive Insurance Rates (CCIR), the leading voice for continued and increased competition within the insurance industry, today endorsed a newly-released report by Laffer Associates which finds some provisions of past comprehensive corporate tax reform proposals and proposals under review by both the Senate Finance and House Ways and Means Committees to […]

Bipartisan Coalition Disappointed In Senate Finance Working Group’s Failure to Dismiss Protectionist Measure

Consumer insurance coalition warns that US businesses and consumers will be impacted by discriminatory tax  Washington, DC (July 9, 2015) — The Coalition for Competitive Insurance Rates (CCIR), the leading voice for continued and increased competition within the insurance industry, today remains cautiously optimistic of the Senate Finance Committee’s treatment of foreign affiliate insurance companies in […]

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

President’s budget would reduce competition and consumer access to affordable insurance Washington, DC (February 9, 2016) — The Coalition for Competitive Insurance Rates (CCIR), the leading voice for continued and increased competition within the insurance industry, today condemned an inequitable provision in President Obama’s FY 2017 budget that would deny a routine business tax deduction […]

Warner-Neal Foreign Reinsurance Legislation Opposed by Bipartisan Coalition

Bills would stifle competition and consumer access to affordable insurance Washington, DC (September 29, 2016) — The Coalition for Competitive Insurance Rates (CCIR), the leading voice for continued and increased competition within the insurance industry, today vocalized their disapproval of legislation introduced by Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) and Rep. Richard E. Neal (D-MA) (S. 3424 […]

Study: Reinsurance Tax Proposal Pushes Anti-Growth Agenda

Tax Foundation finds that tax would reduce GDP by twice the amount of revenue it would collect Washington, DC (February 18, 2015) — The Coalition for Competitive Insurance Rates (CCIR), the leading voice for continued and increased competition within the insurance industry, today endorsed the findings of a newly-released economic study by the Tax Foundation forecasting […]

Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers Highlight Key Provisions of Obama Climate Action Plan

Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers Highlight Key Provisions of Obama Climate Action Plan ABIR President Kading Urges Cooperation on Hazard Mitigation Washington, DC (July 1, 2013)—Bradley Kading, president and executive director of the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers (ABIR), today released a letter sent to President Obama in response to his Climate Action Plan that […]

Coalition Warns Tax on Reinsurers will Increase Costs, Limit Coverage Availability

Proposed Discriminatory Tax on Reinsurers will Increase Costs, Limit Coverage Availability for American Consumers (Washington, DC) – May 22, 2013 – The Coalition for Competitive Insurance Rates (CCIR), the leading voice for continued and increased competition within the insurance industry, strongly objected today to H.R. 2054, introduced by Congressmen Richard Neal (D-MA) and Congressman Bill […]