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Corporate Tax Cuts

Michigan Republican's Lies Hurt the Working Poor

Dale Hansen | Posted 06.03.2016 | Detroit
Dale Hansen

Towards the end of his first year in office, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder suggested the changes he and the Republican-led legislature had made were necessary for the good of the state, but that these changes also represented "shared sacrifice."

On Jobs Rick Snyder Is 'One Lucky Nerd'

Dale Hansen | Posted 12.28.2013 | Detroit
Dale Hansen

If we are to believe Rick Snyder is responsible for this job creation, he should be able to identify specific legislative actions that brought this improvement; otherwise the governor is just taking credit for the work of his predecessor.

Report: Companies Abandon U.S. To Avoid Taxes

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 08.29.2012 | Business

Taxes: If you only read the Wall Street Journal, you might think they are the biggest problem in America right now. The WSJ, for example, has run t...

A Bipartisan Solution to Jobs

Paul Abrams | Posted 09.08.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

I do not enjoy being forced to do something at gunpoint because a group of crazies stand in the way of better policies. But, I also do not think that my pique ought to prevent 3M people from getting jobs. Here, then, is the modest bipartisan compromise, entirely focused on jobs.

The Most Powerful Company You've Never Heard of: Meet CME Group

Elizabeth Parisian | Posted 07.04.2012 | Chicago
Elizabeth Parisian

Given both its immense power and its history, we would be wise to keep an eye on CME Group. There has never been a better time to stand up to this powerful company and demand that it give our money back.

The Corporations That Make Money Off Taxes

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.15.2012 | Business

Instead of giving money to the government, it turns out more than a few U.S. companies are actually making money off their income taxes. In a recen...

Corporate Tax Rate Hits Ten-Year Low

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.05.2012 | Business

Nobody likes tax time. But for many companies, that annual burden is getting a lot lighter. Corporations are enjoying not only record profits, but ...

Dan Froomkin

Who Loses Big In Obama's Tax Plan? | Dan Froomkin | Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Every one of the dozens of corporate tax loopholes and subsidies that President Barack Obama announced this week he'd like to expunge ha...

Jillian Berman

OOPS: Romney Wrongly Claims Obama Raised Corporate Tax Rate | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.25.2012 | Business

The only problem with Mitt Romney's fact check of President Barack Obama after his State of the Union address was that the Republican presidential can...

David Cay Johnston: A Corporate Tax Code For A Different Century

Reuters | Posted 03.15.2012 | Business

(Repeating for wider distribution.) NEW YORK, Jan 13 (David Cay Johnston, Reuters) - Big business is lobbying for a major cut in the corpora...

Occupy Repatriation: No Trillion Dollar Tax Break Without Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs

Brent Budowsky | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

A tax holiday for massive repatriation without any jobs requirement would be a massive bonus rewarding American companies for exporting American jobs and outsourcing American prosperity.

Bush Tax Break For Overseas Corporations Was Costly Failure

Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

(Reuters) - Congress should not endorse another big tax break for overseas corporate profits because the last one in 2004-2005 was a costly failure, s...

Obama Calls For Corporate Tax Cuts, But Paying For Them Is The Hard Part

The Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

President Barack Obama called on Congress to lower corporate tax rates in his State of the Union address Tuesday night, suggesting the measures could ...

Lucia Graves

Pelosi Open To Cutting The Corporate Tax Rate | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that she is open to cutting the corporate tax rate. In a taped interview with the NewsHour's Judy Woodruff...

How Government Spending Stimulates Private Investment

Charles A. Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles A. Gonzalez

To get through these hard times, we need to work together, every one of us, as a country, and this legislation is a solid foundation on which we can build.

Thomas B. Edsall

Stimulus Includes Tax Cuts That Obama Economists Panned As Ineffective | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At least $23.8 billion in corporate tax breaks have been included in the $825 billion economic recovery package in order to win backing from key busin...

The Great Corporate Tax Heist

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

Remember the old Steve Martin routine on how to make a million dollars and not pay taxes: "First, make a million dollars... Second, don't pay taxes." Turns out Martin's joke is standard operating procedure for corporations in the US.