Issues / Finance
President Obama and some members of Congress think the easiest way to fund infrastructure is by granting corporations a large tax cut on their untaxed offshore profits.
The financial industry’s 2014 bonuses were double the combined earnings of all Americans who work full-time at the federal minimum wage.
Congress needs to shut down offshore tax shelters without rewarding the corporations that built them.
The SEC finally moves, ever so slightly, against wagers that reward CEOs when their companies fail.
Spending a dollar on the IRS adds $255 to the federal budget.
With all the NFL scandals from this past season, the one that has received the least attention is the easiest to solve: the league’s tax-exempt status.
Obama officials have presented the big bank fee as an alternative to a financial transaction tax — but these taxes address two very different problems.
The White House is going after the tax code provision that lets the super rich avoid billions of dollars of taxes.
As European countries engage in advanced negotiations over the first regional financial transaction tax, this memo aims to answer some frequently asked questions about the issue.
While the European Union’s new banker pay standards may be imperfect, they do represent tougher regulations that the U.S. can learn from.