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Corporate Tax Rates Around the World, 2018 - Tax Foundation
In 1980, corporate tax rates around the world averaged 46.63 percent and 38.84 percent when weighted by GDP. Since then countries have recognized the impact that corporate taxes have on business investment decisions so that in 2018, the average is now 26.47 percent and 23.03 when weighted by GDP for 208 separate tax jurisdictions.[
corporate-tax  corporate-tax-reform  taxes-incentives  business-globalization  Around-the-web  corporate-tax-rates  cost-of-doing-business  this-week-443 
11 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Lessons from the Amazon HQ2 Tax Break Race - Tax Foundation
States and localities give away billions of dollars annually in tax incentives, so Amazon’s situation is nothing new. But they’re an extremely inefficient way to provide tax relief or grow the economy. When incentivized firms relocate, incumbent businesses and individuals end up footing the bill for the increased demand in public services.
corporate-tax  corporate-tax-reform  taxes-incentives  industry-organizations  HQ2  Around-the-web  this-week-442  opinion 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
VCs await regulatory clarity on Opportunity Zones, the latest tactic to draw capital to the Heartland - VentureBeat
It’s an oft-cited statistic that 75 percent of venture capital in the U.S. goes to just three states: New York, California, and Massachusetts — and it has for years. If it’s going to take years to close that gap, why not offer an incentive for investors to put their money in other places?

That’s the thesis behind Opportunity Zones, a tax incentive program laid out by Congress in last year’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
economic-development-news  opportunity-zones  government-policy  taxes-incentives  corporate-tax-reform  venturecapital  capital-access  TCJA  Around-the-web  this-week-437  sfp-insider-11-30-2018  insider-12-17-2018 
september 2018 by areadevelopment
Talking Tax round-up: Tax reform rulemaking, state conformity to tax reform, impact of Wayfair case - Industrial Insights - PwC
I recently hosted our latest video broadcast of ‘Talking Tax,’ which delved into the latest on tax reform — from rulemaking to state conformity — and then analyzed the impact of the Wayfair decision. Below are some highlights from our discussion and summaries of recent developments.
corporate-tax-reform  e-commmerce  corporate-tax  government-policy  this-week-434  Around-the-web 
august 2018 by areadevelopment
Opportunity Zone Communities May Require Additional Investments - Route Fifty
Opportunity zones, created as part of the Republican tax cut bill signed into law by President Trump late last year, promote long-term investment in low-income communities by allowing incentives for investors who develop projects in economically distressed areas. Investors who direct money to qualifying areas can receive cuts on their capital gains taxes after the assets are owned for a certain number of years.
economic-development-news  taxes-incentives  government-policy  opportunity-zones  Around-the-web  TCJA  corporate-tax-reform  this-week-430  sfp-insider-11-30-2018 
june 2018 by areadevelopment
What are the top issues manufacturing companies need to know about tax reform? BDO
The $1.5 trillion tax reform legislation known as the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” (TCJA) represents the biggest change to the tax code since 1986. While the implications for businesses are broad and complex, we’ve summarized some of the most common tax reform questions for manufacturers:
Around-the-web  TCJA  corporate-tax-reform  government-policy  u.s.-manufacturing  this-week-429-top  insider-12-17-2018 
june 2018 by areadevelopment
How the New U.S. Tax Law Affects Community Development Projects - Urban Land Magazine
As Congress cobbled together the biggest tax overhaul since 1986, they nearly wiped out the essential sources of funding for large-scale community development projects—namely, three federal tax credit programs that attract private investment for neighborhood revitalization. Developers, financiers, and municipalities pushed back and managed to keep most of what they wanted intact. But now they are dealing with what some of them describe as the new tax law’s unintended consequences.
corporate-tax-reform  TCJA  corporate-tax  government-policy  economic-development-news  taxes-incentives  Around-the-web  this-week-428  insider-12-17-2018 
june 2018 by areadevelopment
Capital Spending Boom Is No Great Boost to Capital Markets - WSJ
U.S. companies are ramping up spending on their businesses at the fastest pace in years, a long-awaited development after years of tepid growth.
Around-the-web  this-week-425  capital-access  corporate-tax-reform  economic-indicator-reports-analysis  sfp-insider-5-18-2018 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
Why Tax Reform Changes Nothing — and Everything - strategy+business
With so much cash on company balance sheets, U.S. companies face competitive pressure to use the tax windfall strategically.
capital-access  corporate-tax-reform  mergers&acquisitions  TCJA  government-policy  Around-the-web  this-week-424  sfp-insider-5-18-2018 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
Manufacturers and tax reform: Seize the opportunities - Industrial Insights - PwC
The new tax bill is a game changer for manufacturers. For years, they have focused on cost containment to maintain profitability. But with lower tax rates, easier access to foreign cash, and favorable expensing provisions for buyers, manufacturers can think more about how to grow their business and prepare for the future.
u.s.-manufacturing  corporate-tax-reform  Around-the-web  economic-analysis  this-week-424  sfp-insider-5-18-2018  insider-12-17-2018 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
Survey: Economists' Outlook Is Sunny But Not Due To Tax Cuts - Maufacturing.net
Nearly two-thirds of respondents in the latest survey by the National Association for Business Economics say President Donald Trump's tax cuts, which were promoted as likely to spur hiring and investment, haven't affected their plans.
executive-surveys  economic-indicator-reports  corporate-tax-reform  government-policy  Around-the-web  this-week-422 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Does Your State Tax Manufacturing Machinery? - Tax Foundation
Taxing inputs in a sales tax leads to “tax pyramiding.” Throughout the production cycle, the tax can be assessed multiple times. This leads to higher prices for consumers, fewer job opportunities for workers, or limits the business’s ability to expand. If too many business inputs are taxed, a state’s sales tax could actually start to function as a gross receipts tax.

This week’s map looks at just one of the many business inputs that states tax in their sales tax bases: manufacturing machinery.
corporate-tax  corporate-tax-reform  cost-of-doing-business  industry-organizations  maps  Around-the-web  this-week-420 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Tax Reform Unleashed: What It Means for Industrial Corporations - Gray Construction
Like all legislation, the new tax law is not perfect. However, it is clear that comprehensive tax reform is good for skills, wages and jobs, all of which feed into a strong economy. 
Around-the-web  this-week-419  corporate-tax-reform  government-policy  u.s.-manufacturing  economic-analysis 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Impacts of New Tax Law Still Fuzzy - CFO
More than two-thirds (71%) of participants said they believe that companies located in high-tax states face the risk of talented employees leaving to seek employment in states where the tax burden is lighter. The list of highest-taxed states includes several that are teeming with corporate headquarters, such as California, New Jersey, and New York.
executive-surveys  corporate-tax-reform  Around-the-web  this-week-413 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
Federal Tax Reform & the States: Conformity & Revenue - Tax Foundation
The law modernizes the U.S. tax code by shifting from a worldwide to a territorial tax regime, which is in line with most developed nations. Under a worldwide system, all income, no matter where earned, is subject to domestic taxation, but with credits for taxes paid to other countries. Under a territorial system, a company is only taxed on domestic economic activity.
industry-organizations  Around-the-web  this-week-411  corporate-tax-reform  taxes-incentives  government-policy  business-globalization 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
Corporate tax cuts are holding the promise of lower utility bills - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
After the last major overhaul of the corporate tax system, in the mid-1980s, regulators in many states were slow to act — in effect allowing utilities to pocket tax savings until new rates took effect.

Some states are trying to prevent that from happening again.
energy-costs  energy  taxes-incentives  corporate-tax-reform  government-policy  utilities  Around-the-web  this-week-410 
january 2018 by areadevelopment
China Offers Tax Incentives to Persuade U.S. Companies to Stay - The New York Times
China said on Thursday that it would temporarily exempt foreign companies from paying tax on their earnings, a bid to keep American businesses from taking their profits out of China following Washington’s overhaul of the United States tax code.
competitiveness  business-globalization  china  taxes-incentives  corporate-tax-reform  backshoring  Around-the-web  this-week-409 
december 2017 by areadevelopment
The Great Tax Race: How the World’s Fastest Tax Reform Package Could Impact Commercial Real Estate - Cushman & Wakefield
History suggests that tax law changes by themselves are often not key drivers for transactions or for investment performance. However, there is likely to be a period of transition and market flux as investors restructure to optimize tax outcomes with implications for the underlying asset classes. Corporations are likely to separate the real estate aspects of their businesses.
corporate-real-estate  taxes-incentives  corporate-tax-reform  economic-analysis  government-policy  Around-the-web  this-week-407-top 
december 2017 by areadevelopment
Gray President & CEO Shares Perspective on Tax Reform with CNBC - Gray Construction
“The U.S. is seen throughout the world as a great place for manufacturing," said Stephen Gray. "We have incredible competitive advantages, and I think the tax reform package will actually help us."
u.s.-manufacturing  taxes-incentives  corporate-tax-reform  government-policy  Around-the-web  this-week-406 
december 2017 by areadevelopment
Tax reform implications for manufacturers - Industrial insights - PwC
Both bills propose a permanent cut to the corporate tax rate from 35% to 20%. The Ways and Means bill wants that cut right away – as does the White House. But the Senate wants to delay it by a year. This would lower the cost of their bill by more than $100 billion and give them more revenue to use for other changes. Despite the debate over timing, both agree the cut should be permanent. That, combined with the transition to a territorial system of taxation with a 100% deduction for foreign dividend income, is very welcome.
taxes-incentives  corporate-tax-reform  corporate-tax  government-policy  Around-the-web  this-week-404 
november 2017 by areadevelopment
The Jobs and Wage Effects of a Corporate Rate Cut - Tax Foundation
The Tax Foundation’s extensive economic research and tax modeling experience suggests that cutting the corporate tax rate to a globally competitive 20 percent would substantially lower the cost of capital which, in turn, would boost capital investment, leading to higher wages and more jobs.
Around-the-web  this-week-402  corporate-tax  corporate-tax-reform  government-policy  industry-organizations 
october 2017 by areadevelopment
Square-Off: What Corporate Tax Rate Is Best? - CFO
The ayes have it. Our panel of tax and accounting experts, whose opinionated essays are gathered here, voted 3-1 in favor of a major cut in the federal corporate income tax rate.
corporate-tax-reform  CFO  Around-the-web  this-week-392 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
Gleaning insights from ‘Talking Tax’ participants during these unpredictable times - Industrial insights - PwC
...the focus of which was the likelihood of tax and healthcare reform in 2017 and the potential impact of proposed policy changes on US manufacturers.
taxes-incentives  corporate-tax-reform  healthcare  Around-the-web  this-week-389  labor  labor-costs 
june 2017 by areadevelopment
Tennessee's tax model could save the U.S. economy - The Tennessean
Tennessee has no income tax, and instead funds its operations on a consumption-based sales tax. As a result, Tennessee has the following remarkable distinctions: lowest debt per capita in the country, top 10 for financial strength, fourth in long-run solvency and first in lowest cost of living.
opinion  Tennessee  taxes-incentives  corporate-tax  corporate-tax-reform  Around-the-web  this-week-388 
may 2017 by areadevelopment
Effects of Potential Tax Reform on the Real Estate Industry - BDO Real Estate & Construction Monitor
Now that the dust of a contentious presidential election cycle is settling, tax reform may be more likely in 2017 than in past years. There are currently two plans we can look to for guidance on reform: President Donald Trump’s revised plan and the House GOP plan. Both contain significant reductions in individual and corporate tax rates, limitations on deductions and simplification of administration of the tax system. While the plans are summaries of proposed tax reform and give us a basic understanding of their intentions, neither plan answers all our questions concerning implementation for taxpayers.
corporate-real-estate  taxes-incentives  corporate-tax-reform  Around-the-web  this-week-381  government-policy 
march 2017 by areadevelopment
US manufacturers view tax reform with growing optimism - PwC Industrial Insights
It would be hard to find an industrial products CEO who was not enthusiastic about the prospect of a lower headline tax rate. Many of the CEOs also express enthusiasm for the new approach to border taxes laid out in the House Republican Blueprint.
executive-surveys  corporate-tax-reform  Around-the-web  this-week-380  government-policy  u.s.-manufacturing 
march 2017 by areadevelopment
Will US Workers Have Right Skills for Jobs of the Future? - VOA
The chief executive officers of General Electric, Lockheed Martin, Dow Chemical and other firms gathered at the White House, where they discussed regulations on minerals extracted in conflict zones, export regulations for military hardware, business taxes and problems finding technically skilled workers for manufacturing jobs.
u.s.-manufacturing  backshoring  corporate-tax-reform  government-policy  skills-gap  workforce-development  Around-the-web  this-week-378 
february 2017 by areadevelopment
Risks and opportunities in 2017 - PwC Industrial Insights
Unlike tax and regulatory reform where the broader business community feels change, trade policy could result in a greater debate between potential winners and losers.
economic-forecast  u.s.-manufacturing  government-policy  free-trade-agreements  corporate-tax-reform  economic-analysis  Around-the-web  this-week-374 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Meet the Chinese Billionaire Who's Moving Manufacturing to the U.S. to Cut Costs - MSN
Overall speaking, the tax burden for manufacturers in China is 35% higher than in the U.S., Cao Dewang told China Business Networkin an interview. He added that a combination of cheap land, reasonable energy prices and other incentives means that, despite higher manufacturing costs, he can still make more money by making glass in the U.S. than by exporting Chinese-made panes to the U.S. market.
china  u.s.-manufacturing  nextshoring  business-globalization  corporate-tax  corporate-tax-reform  taxes-incentives  energy-costs 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Gleaning insights from senior tax executives in the midst of unprecedented change
Our learnings from several years of hosting our senior tax executive forum for industrial products and services clients have been invaluable ̶ not only for our clients, but also for broadening our own perspectives.
The overarching theme of the recent client forum was the potential impact on US tax policy of the 2016 election. The theme served as a framework for discussing critical issues affecting tax in the context of adapting to change and managing risk. These sub-themes were interwoven through a series of dynamic panels, of which I’ll share a few of the highlights:
Around-the-web  government-policy  executive-surveys  economic-analysis  corporate-tax-reform  this-week-370 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Income/Franchise: The State Side of Federal Corporate Income Tax Reforms - State Tax Matters - Deloitte
The federal tax reforms made in 20022 may provide some insight as to how – if at all – the states may react to any upcoming federal corporate income tax reforms
corporate-tax  corporate-tax-reform  government-policy  Around-the-web  this-week-352-top 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Fixing the Corporate Income Tax - Tax Foundation
The U.S. corporate income tax has a number of problems that could be addressed through a series of reforms.
Corporate income taxes reduce economic growth under most simple economic models. The drag on growth from corporate income taxes could be mitigated by moving to the full expensing of capital investment.
corporate-tax  corporate-tax-reform  industry-organizations  Around-the-web  this-week-340  government-policy 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Johnson Controls, Tyco Merge in Inversion - HQ Moves for Tax Purposes - IndustryWeek
The merger will result in $150 million in annual tax savings as Johnson, based in Wisconsin, will shift for tax purposes to Ireland, where Tyco is based and where tax rates are lower.
tax-shelters  inversion  business-globalization  Around-the-web  this-week-339  corporate-tax-reform  corporate-headquarters 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
The Top 5 Tax Stories Of 2016 - Forbes
The last year saw its fair share of big tax stories. The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) unveiled its final Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Project guidelines, a set of tax reform proposals designed to modernize the corporate tax code on a global basis. The huge crop of candidates for U.S. President touted plans for rewriting the tax laws of the land. A number of regional tax authorities around the world started implementing Netflix Taxes to capture revenues on content streamed from the cloud. And, the threat of corporate tax inversions loomed large as several large corporations hinted at plans to relocate their corporate headquarters to lower tax regimes.
corporate-tax  Around-the-web  inversion  corporate-tax-reform  economic-indicator-reports  this-week-337 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Corporate Income Tax Rates and Base Broadening from Income Shifting - Tax Foundation
Several studies have raised concerns about multinational corporations shifting income from the U.S., where the corporate income tax rate is relatively high, to lower-tax countries. These studies suggest that when the difference in corporate income tax rates between the U.S. and other countries is great, U.S. businesses’ foreign affiliates claim more income in their host countries, which results in lower U.S. tax revenues. Some studies have suggested that 35 percent of U.S. corporate tax revenue is lost due to income shifting.
industry-organizations  taxes-incentives  corporate-tax-reform  corporate-tax  government-policy  business-globalization  tax-shelters  Around-the-web  this-week-328 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Reigniting U.S. Competitiveness Through Corporate Tax Reform - Forbes
Imagine two companies that sell the same product across the globe and directly compete against one another. Further imagine that both companies earn the same gross profit. However, the first company is located on the U.S. side of the U.S.-Canadian border; the second company is located on the Canadian side. Thanks to the corporate tax system in the U.S., this is all the advantage the Canadian company requires.
corporate-tax-reform  competitiveness  this-week-325  Around-the-web 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Tax reform: Everyone wants it and yet…. - PwC Industrial Insights
It’s no wonder viewers on our latest Talking Tax webcast said they were interested in hearing about tax legislation and policy. As one of the few developed countries still utilizing a worldwide system of taxation, US international tax policies are out of step with the rest of the world. Other countries have dramatically changed their laws in the last few years and the United States has not kept pace.
corporate-tax  corporate-tax-reform  government-policy  Around-the-web  this-week-315 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
North Carolina Tax Revenue Exceeding Expectations Following Tax Cuts - Tax Foundation
Corporate tax rates are on a trigger schedule to reduce one percentage point each year when revenues are healthy, and this revised forecast makes it very likely that they will meet the trigger requirements this year.
corporate-tax  corporate-tax-reform  government-policy  north-carolina  this-week-304  Around-the-web 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Just Do It: Cut Corporate Taxes and Create Middle-Class Jobs - Ross DeVol - Huffington Post
Globalization has forever changed the international competitive landscape, but U.S. corporate tax policy has not kept up. Because manufacturing investment is now highly mobile across borders, U.S. manufacturers and their workers have borne the brunt of this outdated thinking on corporate tax policy.
corporate-tax-reform  u.s.-manufacturing  middle-wage-jobs  middle-class  government-policy  business-globalization  this-week-299  around-the-web 
april 2015 by areadevelopment
Do U.S. Craft Brewers Need a Tax Break to Compete with E.U. Craft Brewers? - Tax Foundation
With all the similarities and relationships between the U.S. and E.U. beer markets, why does the U.S. demand unequal tax treatment?
corporate-tax  corporate-tax-reform  craft-brewing  brewery  this-week-294  around-the-web 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
Obama's Plan To Tax Overseas Earnings Draws Scrutiny - NPR
Last month, the European Union issued a report about Amazon and the taxes it pays. The online retailer does a lot of business in Europe but its corporate tax rate is in the single digits, says Crawford Spence of the University of Warwick in England. "They pay very little tax here, because most of their tax is paid in Luxembourg," he says. And Amazon isn't alone. Big U.S. companies, including Starbucks and Apple, have pared down their tax bill by funneling revenue into tax havens like Luxembourg and Ireland. Spence says it's totally legal.
tax-shelters  business-globalization  government-policy  corporate-tax-reform  around-the-web  this-week-293-top 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
Obama Targets Foreign Profits: What are the Impacts on the Tax Efficient Supply Chain? - Forbes
A key challenge is to combine a corporate structure that allows for a low effective tax rate with the optimal physical supply chain.  These two goals are not mutually exclusive.  Supply chain transformations often require regional centralization as a way of creating new synergies.
tax-shelters  corporate-tax-reform  corporate-tax  global-supply-chain  this-week-292  around-the-web 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
U.S. Corporate Taxation: Prime for Reform - Tax Foundation
If there is one point of common agreement among the Democratic and Republican parties, it is the need to reform the corporate income tax code. Congressional Republicans have recommended reducing the federal corporate tax rate from 35 to 25 percent while President Obama has recommended a 28 percent rate. Both would look at removing a number of tax preferences. The lack of U.S. corporate tax competitiveness, which is documented below, imposes three serious harms on the U.S. economy.
corporate-tax-reform  taxes-incentives  studies  industry-organizations  around-the-web  This-week-291 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
Corporate Tax Reform: Focusing on Where the Money Is, Not Where the Jobs Are - NYTimes.com
So it’s not really surprising that, as discussions of tax reform for American multinationals move away from rhetoric toward policy, jobs are de-emphasized in favor of revenue. The corporate tax reforms proposed in Mr. Obama’s budget are focused on getting more revenue from the companies that now keep jobs at home and ship their intangible property overseas.
government-policy  corporate-tax-reform  tax-shelters  business-globalization  this-week-291  around-the-web 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
Congress should make the R&D tax credit permanent - TheHill
Enacting legislation is seldom pretty. However, Congress has an opportunity now to permanently extend the research and development (R&D) tax credit. While neither the timing nor the substance of the proposed legislation is perfect, Congress and the president should enact the legislation this year. Although it would be preferable to treat this business provision on its own, political realities dictate that Congress should take the best deal that it can and make the credit permanent.
opinion  government-policy  taxes-incentives  research&development  r&d-tax-credit  corporate-tax-reform  this-week-285  around-the-web 
december 2014 by areadevelopment
New Report on Corporate Tax Inversions Lacks Important Context - Tax Foundation
Bloomberg Businessweek reported that corporate tax inversions will cost the U.S. Treasury $2.2 billion in corporate tax revenue in 2015. According to the report, this is double what they cost the Treasury this year, and inversions will continue to cost $2 billion a year into the future. While $2.2 billion is nothing to scoff at, the report gives no context to this number. This makes inversions seem like a much larger problem for the corporate tax revenue than it really is.
corporate-tax  corporate-headquarters  corporate-tax-reform  inversion  this-week-285  around-the-web 
december 2014 by areadevelopment
U.S. Companies Continue to Flee Uncompetitive U.S. Tax System - Tax Foundation
The Treasury Department last month adopted new rules to make inversions, such as this one, less attractive, but the rules do nothing to address the fundamental problem, which is that the U.S. relies far too heavily on business taxation, particularly corporate taxation.
this-week-281  around-the-web  inversion  business-globalization  corporate-tax  corporate-tax-reform 
october 2014 by areadevelopment
Canada's Lower Corporate Tax Rate Raises More Tax Revenue - Tax Foundation
Part of the attraction is the substantial tax reforms that occurred over the last 15 years in Canada. First among these is the dramatic reduction in the corporate tax rate, from 43 percent in 2000 to 26 percent today. The U.S. currently has a corporate tax rate of 39 percent, but lawmakers are reluctant to do what Canada did, i.e. lower the tax rate, for fear of losing tax revenue. The natural question is: How much tax revenue did Canada lose? Answer: None.
location-canada  taxes-incentives  government-policy  inversion  corporate-tax  corporate-headquarters  corporate-tax-reform  canada  this-week-276  around-the-web 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
Walgreens Drops Plan To Move Headquarters — And Profits — Overseas - WNYC
Walgreens Co. will complete its merger with Alliance Boots, a British pharmacy, but it will not move its headquarters overseas to reduce its U.S. tax bill.
inversion  offshoring  corporate-tax-reform  taxes-incentives  tax-shelters  wallgreens  this-week-273  around-the-web 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
Are Corporate Taxes Headed the Way of Prohibition? - Justin Fox - Harvard Business Review
This is an issue that, understandably, hardly anybody in elected office really wants to deal with. Yet it’s also an issue where continuing official inaction is likely to lead to a flood of corporate action that we’re all going to regret.
corporate-tax  government-policy  offshoring  corporate-tax-reform  foreign-revenues-tax  tax-shelters  inversion  this-week-272  around-the-web  business-globalization 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
Foreign Effective Tax Rate for U.S. Corporations by Industry - Tax Foundation
U.S. headquartered corporations pay an effective tax rate of 27.2 percent on income earned in foreign countries. Not surprisingly, this rate varies widely by industry.
taxes-incentives  business-globalization  corporate-tax  corporate-tax-reform  foreign-revenues-tax  tax-shelters  this-week-263  around-the-web 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Walgreen pressured to move headquarters to Europe - Chicago Tribune
In a twist on economic globalization less obvious than moving factories overseas, a small but growing number of corporations have relocated headquarters to Europe to escape the 35 percent tax on U.S. profits, the highest in the developing world.
around-the-web  corporate-tax-reform  business-globalization  this-week-258 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
Caterpillar skirted $2.4 billion in taxes, Senate report says - The Washington Post
Caterpillar is an American success story, but it is also a member of the corporate profit-shifting club that has shifted billions of dollars in profits offshore to avoid paying U.S. taxes
caterpillar  taxes-incentives  business-globalization  tax-shelters  corporate-tax-reform  government-policy  around-the-web 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
Five Tax Reform Measures to Boost U.S. Investment and Economic Growth - Area Development Online
Economist William McBride explains how U.S. tax policy is stifling economic growth and domestic investment and outlines five tax reform measures that will strengthen the United States’ economic outlook in the competitive global market
corporate-tax-reform  economic-development  area-development-features  matt  taxes 
october 2013 by areadevelopment
Reform the Individual Tax Code for Small Business Success - Tax Foundation
The number of small firms that are not subject to the corporate income tax has been growing significantly in the last 30 years, so much so that the majority of business income in the U.S. is now taken in by these so-called "pass-through" business entities. The income from these firms is passed through to their individual owners, where it is then subject to the individual income tax, which currently has a top rate of 39.6%.
government-policy  corporate-tax  around-the-web  small-business  corporate-tax-reform  this-week-229  taxes-incentives 
september 2013 by areadevelopment
Cisco CEO: No Plans to Hire in US--Unless Tax Policy Changes - CNBC
Cisco will not create new jobs in the U.S. unless changes are made to the tax policy on repatriating overseas cash, CEO John Chambers said.
electronics-industry  government-policy  corporate-tax  around-the-web  corporate-tax-reform  this-week-203  high-tech  taxes-incentives  business-globalization 
february 2013 by areadevelopment
Paying Taxes 2013: The global picture - How does your tax system compare with other economies? - PwC
This is a unique study from PwC, World Bank and IFC. Now in its eighth year, the study provides data on tax systems in 185 economies around the world, with an ability to monitor tax reform.
corporate-tax-reform  fdi  government-policy  taxes-incentives  international-location-reports  corporate-tax 
november 2012 by areadevelopment
What Canada Can Teach Us about Corporate Taxes - Tax Foundation
Corporate tax reform has become a major issue in the fiscal policy debate, with widespread disagreement over what impact various reform proposals would have on job growth in the U.S. One of the most discussed reforms – moving to a “territorial” system in which corporations are no longer double-taxed on profits earned abroad – has raised concerns that it would undermine domestic growth and employment. Real life evidence from Canada contradicts these worries, however, according to our newest analysis on international tax systems.
around-the-web  This-Week-190  canada  corporate-tax-reform  corporate-tax  taxes-incentives 
november 2012 by areadevelopment
US corporate tax rates must come down - CSMonitor.com
Come April 1, America's corporate tax rates will be the highest in the developed world. That's bad policy for the United States.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  This-week-162  repatriation  corporate-tax-reform  corpora  corporate-tax  taxes-incentives 
march 2012 by areadevelopment
Treasury Tax Proposal Could Squeeze Small Businesses -CFO
New Treasury Department proposals include several incentives for small businesses. But at issue is the definition of "small."
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-157  corporate-tax-reform  government-policy  taxes-incentives  corporate-tax  small-business 
february 2012 by areadevelopment

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