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Wyden Tax Proposals & Reconciliation

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Congressional lawmakers are putting together a reconciliation bill to enact much of President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda. Many lawmakers, however, want to make their own mark on the legislation. Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR) has released his own proposals on a variety of tax issues that differ in some important

Wyden Mark-to-Market Bill | Wyden Financial Services Tax Proposals

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) has introduced a series of proposals that may be considered in the budget reconciliation process, including two bills that would change the tax treatment of financial services: derivatives and carried interest. Notably, both proposals would enact “mark-to-market” taxation for derivatives and carried interest, which could be a precursor to

Will The Wealthy Pay Higher Taxes Sooner, Or Later… Or Never?

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares It’s increasingly unclear. The Wall Street Journal reports (paywall) that congressional Democrats may not have the votes to pass some of President Biden’s more ambitious efforts to rewrite the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act or otherwise raise taxes on the corporations and the wealthy. These include raising taxes on multinational corporations and

Comments on the Wyden, Brown, Warner International Tax Overhaul Draft

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Introduction Tax Foundation welcomes the opportunity to offer comments on the Wyden, Warner, Brown discussion draft on international taxation. Tax Foundation is a nonprofit think tank based in Washington, D.C., and our mission is to improve lives through tax policies that lead to greater economic growth and opportunity. We use the four principles

Biden Fossil Fuel Tax Provisions | Biden Budget

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Key Findings The Biden administration’s budget proposals have several provisions focused on raising taxes on the U.S. fossil fuel industry. These proposals largely depart from neutral tax policy and intentionally target the industry. Internal Revenue Service data does not indicate any substantial tax preference for the fossil fuel industry, rather indicating the industry

Cigarette Taxes in Europe

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares To ensure the functioning of its internal market, the European Union (EU) sets a minimum excise duty on cigarettes. It consists of a specific component and an ad valorem component, resulting in a minimum overall excise duty of €1.80 (US $2.05) per 20-cigarette pack and 60 percent of an EU country’s weighted average retail

Federal Cannabis Tax | Cannabis Administration & Opportunity Act

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares The Tax Foundation is pleased to submit comments on the cannabis excise tax provisions of the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act (CAOA). Tax Foundation is a nonpartisan, nonprofit research organization that has monitored fiscal policy at all levels of government since 1937. As a Section 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, we take no position

Section 250 Deduction | GILTI of Neglecting Losses

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Sometimes the more you learn about a tax policy, the more it confuses you. Many times, the confusion lies between the intent of the policymakers and what really happens. Often, it’s when important issues were overlooked when the policy was being designed. Such is the case for U.S. companies that run losses on
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