Menu

More News

More Compromises for the Budget: Corporate Tax Deferral on Foreign Earnings
November 20th, 2013
The budget conference committee, which is currently charged with negotiating a compromise on the U.S. federal budget, has met publicly for a second time last week. The committee must deliver a report to Congress by December 15 and, to avert another shutdown, Congress must extend government funding by January 15. Leaders in the budget committee leaders have said they “won’t waste time debating the areas where they already know there’s no agreement, but will focus on where deals can be cut.” Some Senate Democrats believe those compromises could lie in tax expenditures—including by eliminating “egregious” loopholes that wealthy individuals and...
Continue Reading
Closing Tax Loopholes: A Political Compromise for the Budget Conference Committee
November 7th, 2013
With the government running again, the joint Senate and House Budget Conference Committee has begun meeting to hammer out, if not a grand bargain, at least a small one. The Committee must deliver a report by December 15 and, to avert another shutdown, Congress must extend government funding by January 15. It’s difficult to overstate the political importance of a compromise, but the economics are important here, as well. The federal deficit has been declining since it hit a high of 10.1% of GDP in 2009 (though most American’s don’t know it). The deficit today is about 7% of GDP...
Continue Reading

RT @GA4TJ: 🔴The @UN ECOSOC Special Meeting on International Cooperation in Tax Matters is about to start. Member of our coordination commit…
- Friday Mar 31 - 2:10pm

Follow @FinTrCo