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Carried Interest Tax

9 Kingpins Made $2.6 Billion Last Year And Got Subsidized By Taxpayers

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.04.2014 | Business

Private-equity kingpins made billions last year subsidized by you, the taxpayer. The nine highest-paid private-equity executives in the U.S. haule...

How Likely Is Carried Interest Reform?

Jeremy Scott | Posted 08.11.2013 | Politics
Jeremy Scott

Carried interest reform will almost certainly be part of any major tax reform bill offered by Camp or Baucus. But it's also possible that even if tax reform efforts fail or stall, carried interest legislation could find its way into an extenders package or as a pay-for for deficit reduction or an extension of the debt limit.

Time For Scare Tactics!

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.25.2013 | Business

Science has determined that people need to know 7.5 things per day, on average, about the world of business. You can't argue with science. Lucky for ...

Romney's Tax Dodges: Bad For America

Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.04.2012 | Business
Mark Gongloff

It's already pretty easy to be mad at the super-low tax rates paid by private-equity executives. But here's another reason, maybe, to shake our fists at them: They hate America.

Jason Linkins

Mitt Romney Gets Suddenly Squishy On Carried Interest

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

Over at Business Insider, Linette Lopez catches 2012 presidential aspirant Mitt Romney on CNBC, sending messages on one of his favorite tax-breaks-for...

Mitt Romney Benefits From Tax Loophole Most Investors Oppose: Poll

Posted 03.27.2012 | Business

Apparently most global investors aren't please with the rules the led in part to Mitt Romney's low tax rate last year. Two-thirds of global invest...

Private Equity Billionaire: I'm Getting A Huge, Unjustified Tax Break

nytimes.com | PETER LATTMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Peter G. Peterson, the billionaire co-founder of the Blackstone Group, was the subject of Deborah Solomon's "Questions For" column in The New York Tim...

Steven Schwarzman: Obama Administration's Tax Proposals Are Like 'When Hitler Invaded Poland'

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Steven Schwarzman, the billionaire founder of private equity giant, the Blackstone Group, has long bemoaned bank bashing. But, on the subject of taxes...

Carried Interest Tax: 'On the Table' in Senate

Reuters | Kim Dixon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

U.S. lawmakers desperate for revenue are looking anew at changing the tax treatment of profits earned by hedge fund and private equity managers, congr...