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Corporate Income Tax

Big Corporations Will Always Cheat on Their Taxes. Here's How We Should Deal With It.

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 02.16.2017 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

First, I'm going to tell you some things that will make you ill. Then I'm going to present a cure. It will make you feel better -- until, of course, you realize that knowing the cure brings us as close to implementing it as buying an electric guitar does to making you a rock star.

Zach Carter

How A House Holy War Over 'Corporate Welfare' May Shut Down The Government | Zach Carter | Posted 06.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress is gearing up for another government shutdown, this time over a minor federal agency that most Americans have never heard of: t...

Why We Should Abolish Corporate Taxes

Bloomberg View | Evan Soltas | Posted 05.23.2013 | Business

Bloomberg View Tim Cook, the chief executive of Apple Inc., came to the U.S. Senate on May 21 to advocate an overhaul of the nation's corporate tax...

End IRS Scandals: Abolish the Corporate Income Tax

Eli Lehrer | Posted 07.19.2013 | Politics
Eli Lehrer

For all of its populist appeal, the corporate income tax is arbitrary and exempting some organizations from paying it is equally arbitrary. Abolishing the corporate tax altogether would supercharge the economy and wouldn't serve any particular set of political interests.

Deception in the Corporate Tax Reform Debate

David Callahan | Posted 04.28.2013 | Business
David Callahan

The RATE Coalition, a 501(c)4 organization dedicated to corporate tax reform, makes such patently simplistic arguments in this area that it's hard to fathom how two smart people like Elaine Kamarck and James Pinkerton could lend their reputations to the enterprise.

Let's Balance the Federal Budget Now

Pat Choate | Posted 02.02.2013 | Politics
Pat Choate

If Congress and the president were not beholden to various special interests, the budget could be balanced in three easy steps.

Tyler Kingkade

Small Businesses To Super Committee: Tax Large Corporations | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Outraged by a new report about America's largest corporations dodging their taxes, small business owners are orchestrating a new campaig...

Rich Man Whining

Edward D. Kleinbard | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business
Edward D. Kleinbard

Let's put to bed for all time this trope that half of Americans have no "skin in the game." The income tax is simply one of a suite of federal taxes imposed on rich and poor in different proportions and collected through different mechanisms.

Matt Sledge

Corporate Tax Holiday Could Create Infrastructure Bank -- But Devil Is In The Details | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.22.2011 | Business

Rahm Emanuel has a proposition. A grand one, for big business, big unions, and Congress: let a corporate income tax holiday pay for a national infrast...

To Owe or Be Owned -- Depends on How You Tax It

Ruud de Mooij | Posted 07.13.2011 | Business
Ruud de Mooij

The corporate tax code in the US creates a significant bias toward debt finance over equity. However we have come to realize that excessive debt is much more costly than we have always thought.

Quit Planning. Do It, Please

Sen. Fritz Hollings | Posted 07.03.2011 | Politics
Sen. Fritz Hollings

We all want to cut taxes. Globalization is nothing more than production looking for a cheaper country to produce. We can cut taxes by eliminating the corporate income tax and replacing it with a 5% value added tax.

Lucia Graves

Liberal Tea Party? U.S. Uncut Disrupts Service At Bank Of America | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Demonstrators posing as a liberal Tea Party disrupted service at banks across the country on Saturday, in an effort to spotlight the gimmicks multi-bi...

Will Business Kill Tax Reform?

Joseph J. Thorndike | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Joseph J. Thorndike

Corporations like to complain about their taxes. In testimony, statements, and speeches, executives rehearse the same old litany of woe -- and there's a kernel of truth in these complaints.

Replace the Corporate Income Tax!

Sen. Fritz Hollings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sen. Fritz Hollings

The more you consume, the more you pay. Canceling the corporate income tax reduces the cost to all consumers. The 5% VAT is a winner for the poor, the middle-class, and the rich, and it is absolutely necessary in the trade war.

Time to Scrutinize California Tax Breaks

Betty T. Yee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Betty T. Yee

One option that should be on the table but has consistently been dismissed is the billions of dollars of tax breaks that have yet to be examined.