09/30/14 04:31 PM
BRUSSELS (AP) — Apple risks having to repay Ireland tax rebates worth billions of dollars after the European Union's competition watchdog said Tuesday the company appears to be benefiting from illegal tax deals there. In a preliminary report into the company's overseas tax practices, the...
By Joseph Lawler | 09/30/14 03:08 PM
As head of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, the Michigan senator has led inquiries into the possibility that multinational corporations have located divisions of their business in low-tax jurisdictions like Ireland to reduce their global and U.S. tax bills.
By Paul Bedard | 09/30/14 11:21 AM
As citizens in the northeast flee high tax states, the region has lost its influence in Washington. It had 141 House members in 1950 but that's down to just 85 today.
By Richard Pollock | 09/29/14 04:24 PM
Internal Revenue Service employees may not be properly closing more than half of all uncollectible delinquent federal tax cases, according to the Treasury Department Inspector General for Tax Administration.
By Joseph Lawler | 09/29/14 03:16 PM
Republicans may not be able to hit home runs if they take over the Senate in November, but Paul Ryan says he hopes his party can hit singles and doubles when it comes to spending and taxing.
By Paul Bedard | 09/29/14 10:40 AM
Past financial deals of Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Obama trade czar Michael Froman could be dragged into the administration's bid to jam retroactive taxes on corporations that set up tax-avoiding operations overseas.
09/23/14 04:23 PM
Mytheos Holt for the R Street Institute: High-end electric car consumers, rejoice. If you want to buy one of the famous Tesla cars and you live in Massachusetts, you can now do exactly that. Massachusetts’ Supreme Judicial Court decided to lift the ban on Tesla sales within the state, following...
By Mark Flatten | 09/27/14 01:08 PM
Republicans must broaden their appeal to Americans in poverty by touting growth-oriented economic policies such as lower taxes, Kentucky senator and Republican presidential prospect Rand Paul said this week.
By Paul Bedard | 09/26/14 12:24 PM
Burdensome federal regulations cost Americans at least $1.88 trillion annually, and that doesn't include the impact of President Obama's "pen and phone" rule making.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/24/14 06:30 PM
The Justice Department is suing a tax preparation firm over "tens of millions of dollars" in tax fraud involving the Earned Income Tax Credit, a program with a significant history of bogus payments.
By Ashe Schow | 09/24/14 02:12 PM
Marilinda Garcia, a GOP millennial candidate for Congress in New Hampshire, accuses incumbent Rep. Ann Kuster, D-N.H., of spending constituents' taxes while avoiding paying her own.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/24/14 01:11 PM
President Obama's Treasury Department recently issued new rules aimed at punishing companies that seek out friendlier or saner corporate tax codes through so-called "corporate inversions."
By Paul Bedard | 09/23/14 01:35 PM
Former President Bill Clinton, who signed into law budget measures that led to the developed world's highest corporate rate of 35 percent, wants it cut to encourage U.S. business to stop fleeing overseas.
By Paul Bedard | 09/23/14 12:47 PM
Taxpayers had to cough up $1,159,823 in just one month to fly President Obama to New York and Denver to raise money for Democrats and attend an LGBT event, according to documents obtained by a taxpayer watchdog group.
By Joseph Lawler | 09/22/14 07:01 PM
In a highly anticipated executive action, Lew said the Treasury Department was taking "initial steps that we believe will make companies think twice" about moving their headquarters abroad for tax purposes.
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