Statement from the LIFT American Coalition on Tax Day 2015 “April 15 is the day we all remember to complete our taxes, but this year, it should also remind us of two disappointing facts: American companies face the highest statutory tax rate in the world and we’re the only G-8 country that taxes globally-engaged, domestic
NAM and MAPI Foundation Release White Paper Showing Competitive Disadvantage Washington, D.C., April 13, 2015 – A white paper released today by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) Foundation highlights that the U.S. corporate tax system is a drag on manufacturers’ global competitiveness. The white paper
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel As we streak toward the tax filing deadline and deal with economic news that shows our economy still sputtering, it’s a good time to reflect on the need for Congress and President Barack Obama to come together and reform our terribly bloated tax code. Tax reform will be central to any successful,
Huffington Post In his 2016 Budget Proposal, President Obama called for a new “middle-class economics.” The president is right to seek ways to assist the middle class. Despite positive economic trends — the United States added three million jobs in 2014, stock markets remain near all-time highs and household debt burdens have dropped — all
Territorial Imperative: The campaign to stop taxing foreign earnings is in full swing. David M. Katz The $2 trillion in U.S. corporate cash that is held, or “trapped,” in locations overseas may be the most potent evidence for the case that the nation needs to switch to a territorial system for taxing multinational companies based here.