Gold Medals of Tax Cutting

As Congress rushes for the exits to begin their month long summer vacation, they’ve been busy passing tax cut legislation that in many categories is worthy of a Gold Medal. The Senate started last week when it passed a one-year […]

East Texas Review: Barclay on Financial Transaction Tax

Great opinion piece by former Chicago Stock Exchange executive and Wealth for Common Good member, Bill Barclay: We must reduce the role of finance so that it once again supports the real economy of goods and services, rather than playing […]

Corporate Tax Rates Take Center Stage

In a response to the recent New York Times April 28, 2012 article about Apple’s ability to avoid national and state taxes, Citizens for Tax Justice noted they now have $74 Billion in untaxed earnings sitting offshore, of which nearly […]

The Nation: Six Unfair Corporate Tax Rules

Originally published on NPR.org, April 25, 2012 By Scott Klinger and Sarah Anderson Many American families will have paid more in federal income taxes than some of America’s largest and most profitable corporations. AT&T, Boeing, Citigroup, Duke Energy and Ford collectively […]

Bloomberg: Repatriation Tax Lobbying Campaign Said to Disband

A lobbying coalition advocating for a tax holiday for repatriating offshore profits has disbanded, said a lobbyist who worked on the effort who wouldn’t publicly discuss the reasons for the decision. The Win America Campaign, which included Cisco Systems Inc., […]