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November 26, 2014 - 1:48 PM EST
Nonresident Income Taxes Likely to Remain a Focus for State Tax Authorities
by Cara Griffith
There has been an uptick in the enforcement of nonresident income taxes and employers and employees should expect this trend to continue.
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November 26, 2014 - 7:35 AM EST
The Best Hopeless Idea in Washington
by Joseph J. Thorndike
For an idea with plenty of champions, the carbon tax sure has lousy prospects.
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November 24, 2014 - 1:41 PM EST
New GOP W&M Members Send a Mixed Signal
by Jeremy Scott
The four new Republican House Ways and Means Committee members have a diverse background and don't provide any clues on the committee's direction under incoming Chair Paul Ryan, R-Wisc.
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November 21, 2014 - 11:12 AM EST
Magnum Opus: “Paying Taxes 2015: The Global Picture”
by Robert Goulder
These days there are comparative metrics for everything, including the varying degrees of efficiency (or lack thereof) in tax regimes around the world. A new, unique report by the World Bank and PricewaterhouseCoopers takes on the ambitious task of tracking tax compliance burdens across 189 economies worldwide.
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November 19, 2014 - 12:04 PM EST
Stop Listening to People Like Warren Buffett on Taxes
by David Brunori
Many Americans were enamored by Warren Buffett’s calls for higher taxes, but actions speak louder than words.
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November 17, 2014 - 11:35 AM EST
Why the Upcoming Battle Over Expiring Tax Provisions Matters -- A Lot
by Martin A. Sullivan
Strange as it may seem, the fate of tax reform may depend on how Congress extends expiring tax provisions.
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September 25, 2014 - 2:15 PM EDT
The Hobgoblin of Little Minds
by Christopher Bergin
The Obama Administration has been working feverishly all summer to create a scary new Halloween character for this year: the corporate tax inversion.
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September 19, 2014 - 10:07 AM EDT
Renouncing the Dogma of Surrey’s Infallibility
by Ajay Gupta
Treasury’s export of Stanley Surrey’s arm’s-length standard was perhaps the most successful case of ideological conversion in the arena of international tax policy. Even as the United States inches away from that construct, the OECD clings to it with a zeal befitting a convert. Treasury may very well have to renounce the dogma of Surrey’s infallibility before true reform in the global transfer pricing regime can take place.
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July 11, 2014 - 9:39 AM EDT
International Tax Trending
by Mindy Herzfeld
This week’s international tax highlights include Jean-Claude Juncker’s agenda for EU tax policy, changes in the IRS’ international administration, and continued assertiveness by the U.S. and other governments in pursuing tax evasion while BEPS goes into sleep mode.
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April 29, 2014 - 9:00 AM EDT
Dreams of Tax Reform
by Clint Stretch
At the risk of revealing too much of my sentimental side, I have to admit that I’m a huge Patsy Cline fan. So I recently found myself at the small but carefully curated Museum of the Shenandoah Valley in Winchester, Va., which is holding a special exhibit on Patsy’s life and career.
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