Tax

FACT Coalition Urges Congress to Reject Permanent Extension of “Egregious” Tax Loopholes

House Ways and Means Committee Set to Consider Enshrining “CFC Look-Through Rule” and “Active Financing Exemption” Thursday

Unpaid-for Corporate Giveaways to Cost American Taxpayers $100 Billion

WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency (FACT) Coalition called on Members of Congress today to strongly reject pending legislation that would cost American taxpayers $100 billion over the next decade by enshrining egregious tax loopholes which reward multinational companies for artificially shifting profits overseas.

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Free Enterprise Is Not Free

By Nicole Tichon

There’s been a lot of talk about what we can’t afford as a nation and who is getting what “gift” or which free ride. When President Obama met with CEOs and chatted with Jamie Dimon over the weekend, we should hope he issued a stern warning that the tax avoidance games (legally) played by big banks and multinational corporations are on the chopping block. When it comes to cutting, eliminating and restructuring things, these loopholes should be top-of-mind for all leaders.

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Foreign Depositors Rule Is Welcome

By Nicole Tichon

To the Editor:

Regarding “Florida bankers object to disclosing identities of foreign depositors,” OrlandoSentinel.com, April 18: The Florida Bankers Association, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and U.S. Rep. Bill Posey are off base in their reactions to the new Treasury Department rule requiring banks to report information to the Internal Revenue Service on deposit accounts held by foreigners. They already are required to do this for accounts held by U.S. citizens, U.S. residents and Canadians.

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