Tax Policy Center


Individual Taxes: TaxVox
It is an article of faith among many tax reformers that the U.S. should shift from a worldwide tax system to a territorial regime in which U.S.-based multinational corporations pay U.S. tax only on their domestic income. Such a step would reduce or eliminate tax on the dividends these firms receive
January 22, 2015Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
Inversion is the gift that keeps on giving for Actavis. Last year the pharmaceutical company reincorporated from its Parsipanny, New Jersey, home to Ireland, after a $5 billion deal with Warner Chilcotte. This year, before Treasury’s inversion curbs took effect, it purchased New York-based Forest
November 18, 2014Renu Zaretsky
: TaxVox
Looks like there’ll be tax cuts in Ohio. The state’s legislature has produced a compromise bill that heads to Republican Governor John Kasich’s desk this week. Ohio had passed a 10-percent across-the-board income tax cut last year that was to be phased in by 2015. The compromise bill will make the
June 4, 2014Renu Zaretsky
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Last week Japan announced a massive stimulus package designed to jumpstart its slumping economy, which is in the midst of its fifth recession in 15 years. The stimulus initiative , heavy on infrastructure spending and disaster preparedness, includes $117 billion in central government spending. Add
January 15, 2013Benjamin H. Harris