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Friday Aug 29 | Washington Examiner

Democrats' hopes of backlash over 'deserter' Burger King are dashed

The latest and highest-profile corporate " inversion ," which involves one of America's best-known brands, has failed to stoke a backlash.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Carl Levin, Democrat, Orrin Hatch

Thu Aug 28, 2014

National Review Online

Barone: Obama's Metamorphosis: Reformer to Demagogue

"Because our corporate tax system is so riddled with special interest loopholes," the document goes on, "our system has one of the highest statutory rates among developed countries to generate about the same amount of corporate tax revenue as our developed country partners as a share of our economy."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

jdsupra.com

Tax Policy Issues Prepare for a Rumble on the Gridiron

The clock is running out on the 113th Congress. While the calendar says we are not quite at the two-minute warning, with a truncated September congressional schedule and the campaign season taking up much of the fall, the final whistle is closer than you may think.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Max Baucus, Republican, US House of Representatives, Orrin Hatch, Eric Cantor

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Washington Examiner

Congress should crack down on itself, not on Burger King

Burger King's announcement that it will purchase a Canadian company, and in doing so transfer its headquarters to Canada , has given President Obama an opportunity, increasingly rare these days, to score political points on a domestic issue.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Post-Standard

Preservation group to Congress: Save historic tax credit

The Preservation League of New York State is worried Congress will kill a tax credit it says has saved many old buildings, including some in Syracuse, from the wrecking ball.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Dan Maffei, Democrat, Syracuse, NY, Republican, Pike, NY

The Detroit News

Land proposes cutting 75 percent of federal gas tax

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land proposed Tuesday taking away control of 75 percent of the 18.4-cents-a-gallon federal gas tax from Uncle Sam and letting states like Michigan decide how to spend it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Justin Amash, US Senate, Senator Mike Lee, Representative Gary Peters, Democrat, Michigan

Switched

Huffpost Hill - Rip Seamus #NationalDogDay

Republican candidate Jody Hice keeps sharing fake quotes by the founding fathers, reminding us of Benjamin Franklin's maxim, "Don't share fake quotes on Facebook, Jody Hice."

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Related Topix: Social Software, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner

Tue Aug 26, 2014

TwinCities

Charles Lane: A better tax code solution: taxing consumption

According to much conventional wisdom, the flap over corporate "tax inversions" is just the latest evidence that the tax code needs a comprehensive overhaul like the one agreed to by congressional leaders and President Reagan in 1986.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Opinion

Politico

A Whopper of a tax problem

Burger King's $11 billion takeover of Canadian doughnut chain Tim Hortons, a deal that lets the burger behemoth drastically cut its U.S. tax rate by moving its headquarters to Canada, moved closer to fruition on Tuesday, following a chain of companies using an increasingly popular tax maneuver.

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Related Topix: Tim Hortons, US News, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Washington Post

Boehner, Camp Profit From Corporate Bid to Avoid U.S. Tax

Two top Republican lawmakers profited from a corporate tax-avoidance maneuver that the U.S. Treasury Department is seeking to curb.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Medtronic, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Covidien, Startups, Kyphon

Mon Aug 25, 2014

CFO

Aversion to Inversions

This is one of three articles in a special report probing the question of which corporate actions represent legitimate tax avoidance and which ones are mere attempts at "gaming the system."

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Related Topix: Medtronic, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Carl Levin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tax

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Don't Mess With Taxes

Is it time for territorial taxation of businesses and individuals?

The ability of Uncle Sam to tax money earned all over the world has come under scrutiny thanks to the recent rash, Walgreens notwithstanding , of corporate tax inversions.

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Related Topix: US News, US Treasury, Tax, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Beaumont Enterprise

Analysis: Congress can still do deals when it must

This April 1, 2014 file photo shows Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., the ranking member of the House Energy and Committee Committee, speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, George Miller, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Maxine Waters, Republican, Tom Harkin, US Senate

The Washington Post

Analysis: Congress can still do deals when it must

This April 1, 2014 file photo shows Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., the ranking member of the House Energy and Committee Committee, speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, George Miller, Washington, DC, Republican, John Dingell

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Hill

Lawmakers push new savings account for people with disabilities

Members of Congress are on the verge of creating a new, tax-free savings account for people with disabilities in what would be a rare burst of bipartisanship in an election year.

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Related Topix: US News, Medicaid, Health, Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Democrat, US House of Representatives

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Weekly Standard

Federal Employees Union Says Obamacare Could 'Hurt' Members

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Daily Caller

Get Rid Of The Crony Wind Tax, Republican Lawmakers Say

Kansas Republican Rep. Mike Pompeo joined 54 other House members in calling a wind energy subsidy cronyism and demanding it be allowed to expire, The Hill reports .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mike Pompeo, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Conservative Political News

Examiner.com

Themes from a primary

Last week's primary election revealed two common themes among some Michigan congressional candidates, one on the Republican side, one on the Democratic side.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Joe Knollenberg, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thaddeus McCotter, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Representative Justin Amash

The Hill

House Republicans: End 'harmful' wind tax credit

Pompeo and 54 other House members wrote to Speaker John Boehner and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday calling on them to let the "crony" tax subsidy for energy companies to expire.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Detroit News

Editorial: Keep corporations home with tax reform

Until America's tax code is streamlined and thinned-out, companies leaving for tax havens will always be a possibility.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

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