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The Senate takes on outsourcing this week

Senate Democrats have changed the subject from Bush tax cuts to outsourcing with a new bill this week designed to stem the flow of jobs going overseas. Their proposed method: tweaking the corporate tax code. Can changing the tax code...

By Jia Lynn Yang  | September 27, 2010; 1:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Corporate taxes  
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What happened to the bank tax?

With Congress back this week, battle lines are being drawn over taxes. Just don't expect anyone to mention the bank tax. Back in January, Democrats thought the tax would play well with voters, especially if they could portray their Republican...

By Jia Lynn Yang  | September 14, 2010; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Corporate taxes, Financial regulation  
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Obama's tax plan for business: Will companies start spending?

Obama's tax plan for business: Will companies start spending?

By Jia Lynn Yang  | September 7, 2010; 11:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Corporate taxes  
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Is the corporate tax rate too high?

A frequent gripe from companies is that the top statutory corporate tax rate of 35 percent is too high, at least compared to this country's economic peers. The table below from the report by the Economic Recovery Advisory Board tells...

By Jia Lynn Yang  | August 31, 2010; 8:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Corporate taxes  
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How to fix the corporate tax code (but not in one blog post)

he President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board released a report last Friday that begins to tackle some of this. One of the group's three broad goals, in addition to simplifying the tax code overall and improving compliance, is reforming the corporate tax system.

By Jia Lynn Yang  | August 30, 2010; 3:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Corporate taxes, Tax expenditures  
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Why business is so worried about $10B in the jobs bill

The House just passed a $26 billion package helping state governments, and they're paying for it in part with a $10 billion tax hike on multinationals. Paid over 10 years, that's not very much from the pockets of companies such...

By Jia Lynn Yang  | August 10, 2010; 4:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Corporate taxes, Job creation  
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Internecine business feud over tax extenders, Jia Lynn Yang , August 3, 2010
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