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Taxes in House Plan Emphasizes Need For It

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Under the House Ways and Means plan to raise taxes on corporations and individuals, the integrated tax rate on corporate income would increase from 47.4 percent to 56.6 percent—the third highest in the OECD. To reduce this burden, policymakers could explore integrating the individual and corporate tax systems. Several developed countries have done

Corporate Tax Revenue Hit an All-Time High in 2021

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) now estimates that the federal government received $370 billion in corporate tax revenue over the past year (fiscal year 2021), matching the record high level from 2007. This is a 75 percent increase over the previous year’s total, reflecting a rebound in corporate profits and the broader economy.

Dear Senators Crapo And Grassley: Synthetic Tax Data Protect Taxpayer Privacy

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Senators Mike Crapo (R-ID) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) recently asked for an investigation into the Internal Revenue Service’s research activities, including its use of contractors to conduct studies and its  security protocols. The senators are right to be concerned about taxpayer privacy, especially after ProPublica’s recent articles about the tax situations of very

Cell Phone Taxes and Fees, 2021

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Key Findings A typical American household with four cell phones on a “family share” plan, paying $100 per month for taxable wireless service, would pay nearly $300 per year in taxes, fees, and government surcharges—up from $270 in 2020. This year, wireless subscribers will pay approximately $11.3 billion in taxes, fees, and government

Impact of National Tax Reforms on the EU Economy

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Note: The following is the testimony of Daniel Bunn, Tax Foundation Vice President of Global Projects, prepared for a EU Parliament Subcommittee on Tax Matters hearing on October 11, 2021, regarding the impact of national tax reforms on the EU economy. Thank you for the opportunity to testify today. My name is Daniel Bunn, and I am

A New Global Minimum Corporate Tax

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares OECD reaches deal on global minimum corporate tax. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) announced Friday that its group of developed nations agreed to a global minimum corporate tax rate of 15 percent. The deal, according to the OECD, will ensure that 100 of the largest multinational companies pay a fair

October 2021 Spanish language podcast, Justicia ImPositiva: Los Pandora Papers, el Bitcoin en El Salvador y crisis de la inmobiliaria en China #64

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Welcome to our Spanish language podcast and radio programme Justicia ImPositiva with Marcelo Justo and Marta Nuñez, free to download and broadcast on radio networks across Latin America and Spain. ¡Bienvenidos y bienvenidas a nuestro podcast y programa radiofónico! Escuche por su app de podcast favorita. En este programa con Marcelo Justo and Marta Nuñez: Los Pandora

Should Tax Policy Play a Role in Tobacco Harm Reduction?

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Following the release of the House Democrats’ proposed Build Back Better Act, federal tobacco and nicotine taxation has been a hot topic in the United States. In an effort to raise roughly $100 billion, the House proposal would double cigarette taxes and increase all other tobacco and nicotine taxes to comparable rates—a strategy

Senate Passes A Debt Limit Patch

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares The patch will tide the federal government over until December 3. Senate leaders passed a $480 billion increase to Treasury’s borrowing limit. The increase would give the US enough money to pay its bills until December 3. The House is expected to vote on the measure soon; the measure will then head to President
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