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Joint Committee on Taxation

It's Time to Stop Talking About Tax Reform

Joseph J. Thorndike | Posted 08.11.2013 | Politics
Joseph J. Thorndike

Enough already: it's time to stop talking about tax reform. Not about necessary and useful changes to the tax code - by all means, let's talk about th...

Obama's Tax Plan Would Hit Stunt Business Growth, Republicans Say

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 02.09.2013 | Small Business

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's plan to increase taxes on top earners would have only a small impact on the nation's economy, according to...

We Could All Pay Less Income Taxes By Getting Rid Of These

Reuters | Posted 12.12.2012 | Business

By Kim Dixon WASHINGTON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Repealing most of the U.S. tax code's major itemized deductions - like those for mortgage ...

Tax Dodgers Beware: IRS Forms Elite 'SWAT Team'

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2012 | Business

* Tax evasion by 'transfer pricing' a top target for agency * Talent coming in from Big Four audit, law, consulting firms ...

Report Pokes Holes In Republican Tax Plan

AP | By ALAN FRAM | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It will be hard for Republicans to attain their goal of lowering the top corporate tax rate to 25 percent if they want to pay for it sol...

Rich Would Still Get Tax Cuts Even If Bush Tax Cuts Expire

THE NEW YORK TIMES | JACKIE CALMES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Taxpayers with income of more than $1 million for 2011 would still receive on average a tax cut of about $6,300 compared with what they would have pai...

Offshore Tax 'Shenanigans': Report Reveals How Multinationals Are Duping Government Out Of Billions

Bloomberg | Jesse Drucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A U.S. tech company identified only by the pseudonym "Delta" generated as much as 55 percent of its revenue domestically while reporting to shareholde...

Government Job Creation Tax Credit Program

Huffington Post | Nathaniel Cahners Hindman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

One of the few job creation bills that squirmed through the halls of Congress earlier this year is back on the chopping block. The HIRE Act of 2010 ...

JPMorgan Tax Deal Would Net Bank $1.4 Billion

SCOTT THURM And DAN FITZPATRICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. is nearing a deal that would allow it to benefit from a tax refund of as much as $1.4 billion, becoming the latest company to ...