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Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The wealth tax is having a moment. At least two current Democratic presidential hopefuls have proposed some form of the tax.
September 24, 2019Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
No, The US Is Not Overtaxed. Despite what you may have heard, Americans are taxed less than residents of almost any other major developed country...
August 20, 2019Howard GleckmanAravind Boddupalli
: TaxVox
On June 21, the family and friends of Alice Rivlin will join with much of Washington’s public policy community to celebrate her life and extraordinary...
June 20, 2019C. Eugene Steuerle
Business Taxes: TaxVox
Call it the perils of one-off corporate tax settlements. While the developed world is trying—with limited success-- to figure out how to tax multinational corporations, individual countries are making their own deals to collect back taxes with those firms. It is not a pretty sight. Last week, the
February 1, 2016Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
An outline of a safe plan: No sharp edges. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton shared her tax agenda yesterday, but as Howard Gleckman notes, most of her proposals are familiar , including a Buffett tax on very-high income households and small business tax relief. She did not endorse
July 14, 2015Renu Zaretsky
: 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
A short road too often traveled. Federal highway funding is due to expire in about two weeks, and Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says a temporary extension—the 33rd in six years—would “prolong a dangerous status quo of funding infrastructure at a level that has left our transportation system
May 13, 2015Renu Zaretsky
: TaxVox
Congress blows yet another budget deadline . After missing its chance to approve a spending bill to keep the government running after Thursday, Congress is now planning to vote this week on a very short-term continuing resolution —one good for just a few days. The measure is designed to keep the
December 10, 2014Renu Zaretsky
: TaxVox
Congress is in recess through the mid-term elections. The Daily Deduction will post each Monday until then. Stranger than fiction: The IRS, “structuring,” and asset seizures. A business’ cash deposits, if under $10,000, do not trigger a government reporting requirement. But that could look like “
October 27, 2014Renu Zaretsky
: TaxVox
Congress is in recess through the mid-term elections. The Daily Deduction will post each Monday until then. What’s a multinational to do? Where is it to go? Senator Dick Durbin and Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden seem pleased that Chicago-based AbbVie’s decided to drop its deal with Dublin
October 20, 2014Renu Zaretsky