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Corporate Tax Rate

Watch: How Tax Reform Can Save the Middle Class

Bill Moyers | Posted 06.09.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

In the second part of his interview with me, the Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph E. Stiglitz says that such lucrative loopholes are contributing to America's inequality problem and persistent unemployment rate.

Zach Carter

Iowa Senate Candidate Earned Millions Leading Company That Paid No Taxes

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mark Jacobs, a top GOP contender for the seat of departing Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin (D), made more than $34 million as a top executive at Re...

These 26 Companies Pay No Federal Income Tax

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 03.06.2014 | Business

Many American companies are paying federal income taxes at far below the 35 percent rate often cited as the highest in the world. And many of the mos...

Republicans Cry Fraud

Jim Worth | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics
Jim Worth

The clarion call from Republicans: Fraud! Using fear in promoting selfish and ultimately destructive policies has become the GOP methodology -- the b...

Out of the Mouths of Babes

John Hasnas | Posted 11.17.2013 | College
John Hasnas

Perhaps the solution to some political problems really are so obvious that even a child can see them. It is too bad that this does not guarantee that they will also be perceived by our elected representatives.

U.S. Companies Pay Just A Third Of The Legal Tax Rate: GAO Study

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 07.02.2013 | Business

Big, profitable U.S. companies paid an average federal tax rate of less than 13 percent in 2010, according to a new study -- or about a third of the s...

Beware Capitalist Tools

Robert Reich | Posted 07.27.2013 | Business
Robert Reich

My modest suggestion that governments become the agents of their citizens in bargaining with global capital should hardly raise an eyebrow. But capitalist tools are acting worried that average citizens may be starting to see what's really going on.

Lessons From the World of Tax Avoidance: How Nations Can Negotiate With Global Capital

Robert Reich | Posted 07.26.2013 | Politics
Robert Reich

Why should Apple have access to U.S. consumers if Apple refuses to pay its fair share of taxes to finance the infrastructure and education that Americans need to improve their living standards? Americans could buy from one of Apple's competitors instead.

Report: Apple Is Paying Almost No Taxes On Its Billions Stashed Offshore

Posted 05.20.2013 | Business

Just one day before Apple's CEO Tim Cook is expected to argue for corporate tax reform on Capitol Hill, a new report claims that the company is avoidi...

Michael Moore: 'The Real Problem With The IRS' Is GE

Posted 05.20.2013 | Business

Americans are focusing on the wrong IRS scandal, according to Michael Moore. During an appearance on “Real Time With Bill Maher” earlier this ...

Winning Customers Around the World Begins at Home With Tax Reform

Claire Buchan Parker | Posted 07.03.2013 | Business
Claire Buchan Parker

It's been more than a half-century since the U.S. undertook a bottom-up review of our international tax laws. In fact, they haven't been updated since 1963, when the U.S. accounted for 50 percent of the global economy and did not have any serious competition from other nations.

Retail Group Backed By Apple, Nike Pushes Lawmakers For Tax Breaks

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 04.09.2013 | Business

Walmart, Apple, J.Crew and scores of other famous retailers are members of a group pushing for changes in the corporate tax code that would benefit co...

Mark Gongloff

Companies That Pay Little In Taxes Whine For Lower Rates

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.01.2013 | Business

America's corporate giants didn't get where they are by sitting back and accepting the status quo, people, which is why paying next to nothing in taxe...

Jack Lew: Lowering Corporate Tax Rate A 'Challenge'

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Jack Lew, Obama's Treasury secretary nominee, said on Wednesday that it would be challenging to lower the corporate t...

CEOs' Least Favorite Tax Breaks

Reuters | Posted 01.16.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Business executives in a survey released this week named three corporate tax breaks they would be willing to live wit...

Joe Is for Jobs -- My Economic Blueprint for South Florida

Rep. Joe Garcia | Posted 12.24.2012 | Miami
Rep. Joe Garcia

I love our community and am unapologetically optimistic about its future, but we cannot meet our most pressing challenges if we are constantly distracted by scandals and the pettiness of our politics.

15 Companies Paying Less In Taxes Than Romney

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 09.11.2012 | Business

It turns out Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's effective tax rate isn’t so low if you consider the rates many American corporations pay....

The 10 Most Profitable U.S. Corporations Pay A Tiny, Tiny Tax Rate

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 08.06.2012 | Business

While some of America's biggest corporations may complain that they pay too much in taxes, a recent analysis shows that many are actually getting off ...

The U.S. Is Number One, But Maybe Not Where You'd Think

Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

Tuesday's "Fact of the Day" runs down some stats on the U.S. federal corporate income tax rate, the highest in the world. Face the Facts USA is...

In Corpore Sano?

Evan Soltas | Posted 07.15.2012 | Business
Evan Soltas

America is having the wrong conversation about corporate taxes. The problem isn't that corporate tax rates are too high, or that these rates are rendering us uncompetitive. This all-too-common story is simply untrue.

Corporate Tax Rate and a Busy Lame Duck Session

Ted Kaufman | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics
Ted Kaufman

Since Japan lowered its rate last April, our corporate tax rate has been the highest in the world. There is no disagreement in Washington, believe it or not, that a 35% rate is too high. What complicates things is that very few if any corporations actually pay that rate.

Alexander Eichler

Apple Pays Shockingly Low Corporate Tax Rate

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander Eichler | Posted 04.17.2012 | Business

How much of your income went to taxes this year? There's a decent chance Apple Inc. paid a smaller share. That's the contention of a report rele...

Time for a 99 Percent Tax Revolt

Elizabeth Parisian | Posted 06.16.2012 | Chicago
Elizabeth Parisian

For the 99 percent of Americans who don't use lobbyists to bend the tax rules, Tax Day is a day for reflecting on why we pay taxes.

Top 10 Dirty Corporate Tax Dodgers of 2011

Rebecca Tarbotton | Posted 06.09.2012 | Green
Rebecca Tarbotton

Bottom-line, these dirty corporations don't need any more handouts, bailouts, or subsidies. Our country does not have a money problem; it has a priorities problem.

Americans Say Others Not Paying Fair Share Of Taxes

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 04.05.2012 | Business

It's not that Americans just don't like paying taxes. They also really don't approve of the U.S. system as a whole, according to a recent survey. ...