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A transformative gift for TPC. The Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center has established the Pozen Director’s Chair , thanks to a major gift from Robert C. Pozen. “I am glad to support… one of the few American organizations that consistently provides nonpartisan and thoughtful analysis of current tax
May 6, 2015Renu Zaretsky
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The GOP calls for Affordable Care Act repeal in its budget resolution. The 10-year plan would cut planned spending by more than $5 trillion, retain the $1.017 trillion sequestration budget ceiling for 2016, and increase off-budget military spending. It would also use budget reconciliation to try to
April 30, 2015Renu Zaretsky
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Congress is in recess through the mid-term elections. Read the Daily Deduction each Monday until then. Apple’s new products might not bend , but its tax deals are under some pressure. Later today, the European Union’s European Commission is expected to release its opening decision on Apple’s 1991
September 29, 2014Renu Zaretsky
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President Obama and many congressional Democrats argue that U.S.-based multinational firms are being unpatriotic by moving their corporate addresses overseas in order to reduce their taxes. Obama even implied they are “corporate deserters.” These are powerful, emotionally-charged allegations. But
July 29, 2014Howard Gleckman
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Is the EU about to grab the Holy Grail? The European Union plans to launch a formal investigation into Apple’s tax arrangements in Ireland—described by Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) as “ the Holy Grail of tax avoidance ,” Reuters reports . The US Senate determined that Apple had cut billions from its
June 11, 2014Renu Zaretsky
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Last week, the OECD proposed a major new initiative aimed at cracking down on tax avoidance by multinational corporations. The 40-page report follows widespread international criticism of aggressive tax planning by high-profile U.S.-based firms such as Starbucks, Apple, and Google. The OECD report
July 23, 2013Howard Gleckman
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In another one of those bad ideas that never seem to go away, Congress may be about to grant a huge tax break to multinational companies that have stashed earnings in their foreign subsidiaries. A temporary tax holiday for firms that return those profits to the United States is the latest evidence
October 13, 2011Howard Gleckman