Paul Ryan: Tax reform by summer

Joseph Lawler The Washington Examiner 2/13/2015

Rep. Paul Ryan set an aggressive timeline for a tax reform Friday, saying that it had to be done before the end of the summer if it is going to be done during President Obama’s tenure.

“Summer is — if we’re going to find common ground on tax reform, […]

Treasury could act next week to prevent companies from leaving U.S.

Joseph Lawler The Washington Examiner 9/12/2014

The Treasury Department could act as soon as next week to stop companies from moving their headquarters out of the U.S. for tax purposes, a top Democratic tax lawmaker said Friday.

“They’re preparing to act and they’ll act as soon as they’re ready,” said Rep. Sander Levin, the ranking […]

Having It His Way: Candidate Slams Burger King Move While Husband’s Stock In Acquired Company Climbs

Ben Bullard Personal Liberty 8/28/2014

Not pleased that Burger King is acquiring a Canadian company and relocating its headquarters to Canada, where the corporate tax rate is lower (and not universally applied to global revenues), Democratic candidate Sean Eldridge is slamming the deal — even as his husband watches his stock in one of the […]

Robert Reich’s Full-Unemployment Agenda

Progressives have always had a keen appreciation for the fact that the state’s main competitors are religion and commerce, which is why they are always at war with one or the other or both.

 

Kevin D. Williamson National Review Online 1/24/2014

Robert Reich, after a lifetime of effort, has finally come up […]

Democrats Hypocritical Defending Lew’s Cayman Investments

From the Citi to the Caymans Jack Lew rehabilitates what Obama once called a notorious ‘tax scam.’

Review & Outlook The Wall Street Journal 2/13/2013

No matter how Jack Lew performs at his Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday, his nomination to be Treasury Secretary has already produced one big winner: the Cayman Islands. The Caribbean […]