Treasury Department Archive
TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Thirteen states tax Social Security benefits, a matter of significant interest to retirees. Each of these states has its own approach to determining what share of benefits is subject to tax, though these provisions can be grouped together into a few broad categories. Today’s map illustrates these approaches. Thirty-seven states and D.C. either
TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Tax bills almost always force Congress to think about how to define income, but President Biden’s campaign promise to never raise taxes for those making $400,000 or less puts the question front-and-center. If you are not a tax geek, you might be surprised to know there are many definitions of income. Some are
TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Key Findings There are two layers of tax on investment income. First, corporations pay the corporate income tax on their profits. Second, shareholders pay an income tax on the dividends they receive (dividends tax) and capital gains they realize (capital gains tax). On average, in the OECD, long-term capital gains from the sale
TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Last Friday, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt (R) signed House Bills 2960, 2962, and 2963 into law as part of a budget agreement, bringing the legislature’s tax plans across the finish line. These bills will reduce the state’s corporate and individual income tax rates beginning in tax year 2022. House Bill 2960 reduces the
TweetShareSharePin0 Shares The importance of research and development (R&D) spending by the pharmaceutical industry and its resulting innovations is clearer than ever as millions of people are getting vaccinated against COVID-19. In a new report, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) analyzes federal policies that influence R&D spending in the pharmaceutical industry. The report highlights how
TweetShareSharePin0 Shares After years of debate, leaders of more than 130 countries are quickly moving to reach an agreement on some fundamental changes to cross-border tax rules, possibly by the summer. These changes would require some multinational companies to pay more taxes in countries where they make their sales and adopt a global minimum tax.
TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Starting on July 15, the IRS will begin distributing a monthly Child Tax Credit payment to at least 39 million families, or almost 90 percent of families with children. The agency has created a new online portal to help families claim the correct amount. But the portal may have no way for claimants
TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Will there be a global deal on corporate taxation of multinationals later this year? The Financial Times reports that Group of Seven countries is closing in on an agreement. France, Germany and Italy think the US offer of a15 percent global minimum tax could set the stage for an international deal by July.
TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Key Findings Twenty states and the District of Columbia tax some portion of Global Intangible Low-Taxed Income (GILTI), although only 16 of those states have issued guidance on the matter more than three years after the federal law went into effect. States that have not yet issued guidance on their treatment of
TweetShare1SharePin1 Shares Scaling back infrastructure. In an effort to woo GOP support, President Biden offered to scale back his infrastructure bill from about $2.2 trillion to about $1.7 trillion. But Republicans say they won’t accept such a plan. Biden said he’d trim some increases in traditional infrastructure spending. Senate Republicans, who have proposed about $568