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corporate tax reform

Business Taxes: TaxVox
For years, corporate tax reform in the US has been dead in the water, in part because of deep disagreements within the American business community...
August 30, 2016Howard Gleckman
Business Taxes: TaxVox
In a rare bit of bipartisan consensus, lawmakers of both parties agree that the U.S. needs to fix its corporate tax system. Statutory rates are...
June 15, 2016Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
Be careful what you wish for. Businesses have backed an overhaul of the US tax code for quite some time, but their tune changes when it comes to corporate tax reform in other countries. The Base Erosion and Profit Shifting project, or BEPS, is an effort by the Organization for Economic Cooperation
May 14, 2015Renu Zaretsky
: TaxVox
Senate Finance Committee Chair Hatch wants a tax reform bill in 2015. Tax Analysts reports that the Utah Republican aims to mark up a bill later this year. Speaking at Arent Fox, LLP, yesterday, Hatch chided the Obama administration for “lacking engagement” in tax reform. While he wants to overhaul
March 25, 2015Renu Zaretsky
: TaxVox
The President’s plan for corporate tax reform: Incomplete. TPC’s Howard Gleckman explains that while Obama’s budget renewed his call for cutting corporate tax rates, he again failed to show how he’d pay for most of the effort. He's budgeted $141 billion for corporate tax reform over 10 years, but
February 5, 2015Renu Zaretsky
: TaxVox
Corporate tax reform: It wouldn’t affect all businesses. A cut in the corporate tax rate won’t benefit millions of unincorporated businesses, and those firms don’t think that’s fair. These include pass-throughs such as partnerships or S corporations that can range from small businesses like
January 14, 2015Renu Zaretsky
: TaxVox
Still on deck in the Senate: It is expected this week to renew dozens of expired tax breaks, including tax cuts for business research, wind power, and foreign profits. It’s worth remembering that if a $42 billion package like this gets passed every year , the federal deficit could grow by $800
December 16, 2014Renu Zaretsky
: TaxVox
In the spending bill, inversion curbs could be curbed. The bill to fund the government through September 2015, scheduled for a House vote today and a Senate vote after that, waters down Democratic-supported curbs on corporate inversions. The Ds would have barred companies that move their tax
December 11, 2014Renu Zaretsky
: TaxVox
Coming soon to a theater near you: The House embraces a one-year “tax extender” package. It would restore retroactively for 2014 tax breaks affecting all manner of taxpayers—from research-heavy corporations, multinationals, teachers, commuters, and green energy producers, to NASCAR race tracks
December 3, 2014Renu Zaretsky
: TaxVox
The GOP takes control of the Senate. It has secured a majority in the Senate but has far from working control in a chamber where 60 votes are needed to do almost anything. Utah’s Orrin Hatch will become the new chair of the Senate Finance Committee. Alabama’s Jeff Sessions is in line to head the
November 5, 2014Renu Zaretsky