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tax avoidance

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Former House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) recently warned that a “lot of the tax code would be unconstitutional” if the US Supreme Court rules for...
October 10, 2023Steven M. Rosenthal
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
$4 Trillion In US Wealth Is Stashed Overseas, Much Of It In Tax Havens A handful of extremely wealthy US taxpayers holds trillions of dollars...
March 28, 2023Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The news is filled with stories about conflicts between taxpayers and tax collectors. Just a few weeks ago a New York jury convicted the Trump...
January 27, 2023Howard GleckmanSteven M. Rosenthal
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In recent decades, South Dakota has become one of the world’s great tax havens. By the end of last year, more than $367 billion in...
October 14, 2021Howard Gleckman
Business Taxes: TaxVox
Do you consider not paying taxes “sport?” The President of the United States says he does. And that raises serious concerns about the stability of our volumtary tax system.
May 8, 2019Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) says the House GOP tax bill will retain the top 39.6 percent individual income tax rate for taxpayers with very...
November 1, 2017Joseph Rosenberg
: TaxVox
Today I had the chance to testify before the Senate Finance Committee on business tax reform. Here are my opening remarks. You can find my...
September 19, 2017Donald Marron
: 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
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In July, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew asked Congress to stop the current wave of corporate expatriations. The legislation is going nowhere, and Treasury and the IRS are unwilling to act on their own, though some legal experts believe they already have the authority to curb the transactions. This is
August 5, 2014Eric Toder
: TaxVox
On the Hill this week: The House may vote to make bonus depreciation permanent . The Senate Finance Committee may present a transportation funding plan reflecting a compromise with the House Ways and Means Committee. The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has scheduled a hearing on
July 7, 2014Renu Zaretsky