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2014/07/31 16:03
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Commentary about business and finance. Could the U.S. Become a Tax Haven?To save the corporate income tax, we might first have to kill it. If tax dodging were an Olympic sport, corporate America...
2014/07/31 16:03
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2014/07/28 16:19
2014/07/28 16:19
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Has President Obama shrunk inequality? (Pete Souza/The White House) MSNBC’s Timothy Noah took me to task, arguing that I was too quick to say that Obama has reduced inequality. He says that...
2014/07/25 21:42
2014/07/25 21:42
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Has President Obama’s tax policy reduced income inequality? It depends on what you are comparing it to. White House Council of Economic Advisors chief Jason Furman claims that President Obama’s tax...
2014/07/25 03:19
2014/07/25 03:19
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President Obama identified economic inequality as “the defining issue of our time.” (Carolyn Kaster/AP) Part of the apparent disagreement is a matter of focus. Goldfarb mostly assesses the impact of...
2014/07/24 15:51
2014/07/24 15:51
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Can This Kit Turn Girls Into CEOs? Instead of a U.S. company owning a foreign subsidiary, now a foreign-based company owns the U.S. company. (For this reason, this type of transaction has been called...
2014/07/24 03:13
2014/07/24 03:13
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Property tax relief has been under discussion in Springfield for decades, yet only New Jersey has higher property taxes than the Land of Lincoln. If nothing changes, it is only a matter of time...
2014/07/24 01:19
2014/07/24 01:19
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Today, the average after-tax income of a member of the top 1 percent of earners is $1.12 million. The average after-tax income of someone in the bottom 20 percent is $13,300. That means the average...
2014/07/23 10:42
2014/07/23 10:42
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Unlike the rest of us, many high-income, influential people and organizations have close to a free hand when it comes to their taxes. Already underfunded and understaffed, the IRS seems incapable of...
2014/07/22 13:56
2014/07/22 13:56
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As reported yesterday, at 9:30 am this morning the permanent subcommittee on investigations will hold a hearing in which it will expose the latest tax-evasion loophole used by select high-frequency...
2014/07/19 07:56
2014/07/19 07:56
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Shades of tobacco industry in climate debate The current debate about climate change, like most other debates, clarifies very little. It reminds me of the tobacco debates in the 50s and 60s. Court...
2014/07/17 23:39
2014/07/17 23:39
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White House Urges Lawmakers To Address Popular Tax Dodge When is it OK for an American company to avoid paying American taxes?That's the question the Senate Finance Committee will wrestle with next...
2014/07/17 07:57
2014/07/17 07:57
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Published: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 12:01 a.m. GOP tax cuts ravage Kansas surplus CHICAGO � Republican Gov. Sam Brownback got the personal and corporate income-tax cuts he demanded to stimulate the...
2014/07/17 02:06
2014/07/17 02:06
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EDITORS NOTE: An occasional look at how Washington works behind the scenes. WASHINGTON — If there's anything that can unite Democrats and Republicans in the partisan swamp of Capitol Hill, it's free...
2014/07/17 00:51
2014/07/17 00:51
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Extenders Are Part of the Long Game in Tax Overhaul As the debate over renewing dozens of expiring tax breaks unfolds this year, House Republicans are making an unusual sales pitch: Congress needs to...
2014/07/16 08:07
2014/07/16 08:07
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FILE - In this June 20, 2014, file photo, Rep. Dave Camp , R-Mich., at a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. If there’s anything that can unite Democrats and Republicans in the partisan swamp of...
2014/07/02 10:42
2014/07/02 10:42
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Nothing gets lawmakers and pundits more outraged than government’s proverbial waste, fraud, and abuse. Nearly always, these stories involve spending. But taxes are hardly immune. One case of pure...
2014/07/31 16:03
2014/07/31 16:03
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