The Dirt on Fix the Debt’s Advocacy of a Territorial Tax System

The Dirt on Fix the Debt’s Advocacy of a Territorial Tax System

On June 12, 2013, the Institute for Policy Studies released the sixth in a series of reports on the Fix the Debt corporate lobby group. This newest report, Corporate Pirates of the Caribbean, uses Fix the Debt members’ SEC filings to calculate how much they would...
How Corporations Built to Loot Lobby to Win

How Corporations Built to Loot Lobby to Win

Need a job? You might want to dial up WIN America, the business lobby that’s calling on Congress to declare a “tax holiday” on the profits U.S. firms have sitting overseas. WIN America — short for “Working to Invest Now in America”...
WIN America Coalition Seeks to Pad Pockets with “Tax Holiday”

WIN America Coalition Seeks to Pad Pockets with “Tax Holiday”

At a moment in U.S. history when the public and members of Congress are searching for new revenue streams that could be invested in ways that help create jobs in this country, a coalition of firms has launched a campaign for a massive tax holiday on overseas corporate...

From Arab Spring to Wisconsin to Wall Street to October 12

Today, the occupation of Wall Street spreads to Washington, where it’s gaining momentum. These occupations are focusing the nation’s attention on confronting the giant corporations that have grabbed too much economic and political power after decades of...
America Loses: Corporations That Take “Tax Holidays” Slash Jobs

America Loses: Corporations That Take “Tax Holidays” Slash Jobs

There is a dangerous myth at the center of the jobs debate that rages across our country: Corporate tax cuts create jobs. With 25 million Americans looking for fulltime work, and nearly one in six Americans relying on federal food assistance, some of America’s...