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Obama’s New Corporate Tax Offer is Another Dead End
In a speech today in Chattanooga TN, President Obama made congressional Republicans an offer they could refuse. And they did . By doing so, Obama...
July 30, 2013
Why the IRS Should be Taxing the Profits of Private Equity Funds as Ordinary Income
For years, the battle over carried interest has focused on how to tax the compensation of private equity managers. But a careful reading of the...
February 4, 2013
Steven M. Rosenthal
New Ways to Think About a Tax on Public Companies
Suppose someone proposed a special tax on businesses that make their ownership shares publicly available in affordable, easy-to-sell units. Such an idea would probably generate...
December 29, 2012
“Corporations are People” But Which People?
In a shouting match with a demonstrator at the Iowa State Fair yesterday, GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney argued against raising corporate taxes, asserting that...
August 12, 2011
Roberton C. Williams
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