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Congress is adjourned. The Daily Deduction will appear Mondays until it reconvenes. Could Dave Camp’s proposal and the corporate inversion debate prompt tax reform in 2015? TPC’s Bill Gale considers how they might shape developments in 2015. “Camp’s proposal provides the means to think seriously
December 29, 2014Renu Zaretsky
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Shutdown, Omnibus Spending, Continuing Resolution : So many choices in the wake of an Executive Action. The newly emboldened GOP ( or is it? ) has several options when responding to last night’s executive order on immigration issued by President Obama. After its Thanksgiving break, Congress will
November 21, 2014Renu Zaretsky
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Corporate inversions are all the rage these days as U.S. businesses merge with foreign firms and then restructure the combined businesses as foreign-based corporations. That yields tax benefits and may boost their after-tax profits, but it can also leave their stockholders with unwanted capital
August 20, 2014Roberton C. Williams
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Australia repeals its two-year-old carbon tax. It’s been a contentious issue for seven years. Australia is one of the biggest producers of carbon emissions per capita. Its government is committed to reducing emissions to 5 percent below year 2000 levels by 2020. A carbon tax might have been the
July 18, 2014Renu Zaretsky
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A highway bill could soon head down Pennsylvania Avenue. The House Rules Committee plans to send to the floor the Ways & Means panel’s short-term highway funding bill today. After a floor vote sometime this week, it’s seen as the likely version to land on the President’s desk. In the Senate,
July 14, 2014Renu Zaretsky