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New Year, Fresh Start: Congressional Dos and Don'ts

Jaimie Woo | Posted 01.20.2015 | Politics
Jaimie Woo

Another year has come and gone, and 2015 presents an opportunity to start fresh. With that in mind, it's time for the newly minted 114th Congress to make the right choices for the public's interest in its New Year's resolutions, and making the tax code fairer is a good place to start.

Ireland Moves To Close Tax Loophole Favored By Apple

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 10.14.2014 | Business

The luck of the Irish is running out for Apple. Ireland on Tuesday inched toward closing a major tax loophole, known as the "Double Irish," that al...

Facebook Uses 'Double Irish' Dodge To Pay Less Than 1 Percent In Foreign Taxes

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business

Social media giant Facebook is the latest American corporation to use its offshore entities as a way to dodge the taxman, paying only a 0.3 percent ta...

Baked Goods to Balance the California State Budget

Judy Patrick | Posted 08.11.2012 | Los Angeles
Judy Patrick

Supersized tax loopholes coupled with the belief that increasing corporate taxes will jeopardize the economy are costing California. There are wise revenue solutions. Our elected officials just need to be willing to identify them and take a stand.

Corporate Tax Evasion Strategy WIll Irk Middle Class

Francine Hardaway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Francine Hardaway

The "other half" does not have to live under the Rule of Law: rather, it makes the law. Many use the "double Irish" strategy to cut taxes. The rest of us shoulder the burden of the service cuts.

Corporations Guard Tax Loopholes, Stalling Corporate Tax Cuts

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As President Obama considers lowering the corporate tax rate, an impediment to reform is the corporations who, in theory, stand to benefit. In short, ...