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Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Following the recent offer by U.S drugmaker Pfizer to acquire British pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca, congressional Democrats are proposing new limits on the ability of U.S.-based firms to establish foreign residence as a way to cut their U.S. corporate tax bill. Even before this latest flap, the
May 20, 2014Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Is it possible that U.S.-based multinationals are getting tired of waiting for Congress to enact corporate tax reform? Seeking cash for domestic acquisitions, some of the nation’s best-known firms are starting to bring back their foreign earnings. Some are finding ways to avoid paying tax at all on
May 15, 2014Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Egged on by business lobbyists, congressional tax writers seem increasingly interested in allowing firms to rapidly write off the cost of their capital investments. Especially in the House, lawmakers would allow small businesses to expense the full cost of their investments in the year they are
April 17, 2014Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Today I had the chance to testify before the House Small Business Committee on the many tax issues facing small business. Here are my opening remarks. You can find my full testimony here . America’s tax system is needlessly complex, economically harmful, and often unfair. Despite recent revenue
April 9, 2014Donald Marron
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
House Ways & Means Committee Chair Dave Camp (R-MI) has a plan for what to do with scores of now-expired tax subsidies that are sitting...
March 25, 2014Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp has offered a detailed and thoughtful set of proposals on international tax reform, as did former Senate Finance...
March 10, 2014Eric Toder
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Key elements of the tax code rewrite proposed yesterday by House Ways & Means Committee Chair Dave Camp (R-MI) came straight from the playbook of...
February 27, 2014Joseph Rosenberg
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Over the next decade, the individual income tax will be the fastest growing source of federal revenue, according to new estimates by the Congressional Budget...
February 6, 2014Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
When it comes to tax policy, President Obama’s State of the Union address last night was a model of modesty. There was little new. And,...
January 29, 2014Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Does it make sense to fund much-needed roads, bridges, and mass transit with a big tax cut for multi-national corporations? A growing number of Democrats...
January 23, 2014Howard Gleckman