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PSI: BANKS LET HEDGE FUNDS SIDESTEP BILLIONS IN TAX. POLITICO Pro's Zachary Warmbrodt and our Kelsey Snell have the story: "Deutsche Bank and Barclays helped hedge funds sidestep potentially billions of dollars in federal tax payments using complex trading strategies that stretched rules on using borrowed funds, according to a bipartisan Senate ... (more)
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Legislation to deter U.S. companies from moving their addresses overseas should avoid retroactive taxes, prevent a net tax increase and move toward a revamp of the tax code, Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah said today.
The group has lobbied on several issues, including swipe fees, corporate taxes and repealing parts of ObamaCare.
The letter, sent Tuesday, was also signed by Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden of Oregon, Tom Udall of New Mexico, Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, Diane Feinstein and Barbara Boxer of California, Mark Udall and Michael Bennet of Colorado; and Jon Tester and John Walsh of Montana.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul Papak said in a Portland, Oregon, courtroom on Tuesday that he must decide whether the Corps' documents show their internal deliberations about the Morrow Pacific coal export terminal in Boardman, Oregon.
Senate Democrats are working to make sure women have access to contraceptives no matter what.
In the good-news/bad-news world of blockbuster drugs, the latest is the launch of Sovaldi, a drug to treat hepatitis C. Sovaldi comes with a cure rate as high as 90 percent for a disease that afflicts 3 million people in the United States, and with fewer complications than previous treatments.
Boxer unhappy with highway trust fund bill due for Senate vote Boxer oversees transportation policy as chair of the Environment and Public Works panel Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1myatdV If the Senate passes a House bill aimed at keeping the federal Highway Trust Fund solvent through May 2015 without making any ... (more)
As more U.S. corporations do deals to cut taxes by shifting their tax domiciles overseas, the Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing on Tuesday focused on these transactions known as inversions.
Kane placed the total number as "less than 20." The group apparently includes Justin Lowe, an exempt organization technical advisor, David Fish, who was the manager of Exempt Organization Guidance and an "advisor to Lois Lerner" , according to the Committee release.
American International Group Inc. Chairman Steve Miller said lawmakers should bring U.S. corporate tax rates in line with other nations' to halt firms from switching their legal address to cut obligations.
Another Irish-headquartered pharmaceutical group is in line for a takeover by a US multinational as part of the so-called Tax Inversion stampede.
Supporters of online sales tax legislation are suddenly back in business. Still, obstacles remain in the House and Senate.
Sandy Little, Sue Starapoli, Marcia Wolly; Chris McClave; Kris Richards, Jana Cole, Penny Mandell, Jill Smith, GeorgAnn Flagg and Kathy Martin PROVIDENCE WOMEN WITH HEART The fourth Annual Hearts & Clubs Open, a golf, bridge and mahjong tournament, was held June 16 at Tualatin Country Club.
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