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United States Big Business: Acting Local. Paying Global

Frank Islam | Posted 09.17.2014 | Business
Frank Islam

There's only one problem, as Walgreens has shown over the past few weeks, this faux patriotism is more about profits than dedication to country.

CHART: Why CEO Pay Exploded Over The Last 20 Years

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 07.23.2013 | Business

An attempt nearly two decades ago to limit executive pay instead encouraged it to skyrocket, according to a new report by the Roosevelt Institute, a p...

Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations v. Apple: Not With a Bang, But a Collective Whimper

Ray Errol Fox | Posted 07.28.2013 | Politics
Ray Errol Fox

Is Apple so prodigious an American icon that our elected representatives fear a voter backlash? Is that what all their unseemly, inane fawning was about?

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...

New Study Debunks '47 Percent' Claim

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 04.03.2013 | Business

A new study further debunks the widely-held conservative notion that lower-income Americans pay little-to-no taxes while the rich shell out more than ...

How Our Tax System Subsidizes Bloated CEO Pay

Chuck Collins | Posted 10.16.2012 | Business
Chuck Collins

For decades we've heard about CEOs who garner more in a day than their average employee earns in a year. The sad fact is our current tax code encourages these runaway pay packages -- and even subsidizes the excess.

This Is America's 'Blind Spot'

Reuters | Posted 07.09.2012 | Business

* Each job at a foreign firm's U.S. unit supports 3 others * Manufacturing employment leads other sectors * U.S. slice o...

Two Million Reasons To Start (Or Invest In) A Company Today

Jason Finger | Posted 02.12.2012 | Small Business
Jason Finger

Get off of the fence and start (or invest in) a business, because if someone invests in a qualified small business between now and the end of this year and holds that stock for 5 years and sells it, any gain is TAX FREE.

U.S. Corporations Pay Average Amounts Of Taxes Despite High Rates

The New York Times | DAVID KOCIENIEWSKI | Posted 07.03.2011 | Business

The United States may soon wind up with a distinction that makes business leaders cringe — the highest corporate tax rate in the world. ...

Beyond Clawback: Using the Tax Code More Expansively to Address AIG Bonuses

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Abrams

The much-reviled US tax code contains within it thousands of treatments and exclusions that enable subclasses of people to enjoy deductions, credits or even exclusions from paying taxes.