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Tax Foundation: 2015 International Tax Competitiveness Index

September 28, 2015 By Kyle Pomerleau (View the full report from the Tax Foundation here.) Introduction Taxes are a crucial component of a country’s international competitiveness. In today’s globalized economy, the structure of a country’s tax code is an important factor for businesses when they decide where to invest, how much to invest, and which

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Why Do We Need International Tax Reform? Let Us Count the Ways

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From Chairman Paul Ryan and the House Ways & Means Committee blog, Aug. 13, 2015:  Last week, we laid out what it means when we say the committee is exploring “international tax reform.” It’s an update of the rules under which we tax American companies selling goods and services across international borders. It’s one of

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Ways & Means Committee: What Is This “International Tax Reform” of Which You Speak?

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Tax reform. Two words that get thrown around a lot in Congress. Everyone’s for it, but yet everyone has their own idea of what it looks like. And the term can mean vastly different things in different contexts. So we thought it would be helpful to drill down on exactly what it is this committee

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LIFT America Statement in Response to Senate Finance Committee’s International Tax Working Group Report

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For Immediate Release July 10, 2015 – Washington, D.C. – Claire Buchan Parker, spokeswoman for the LIFT (Let’s Invest for Tomorrow) America Coalition, today issued the following statement regarding the Senate Finance Committee’s recent Bipartisan International Tax Working Group Report: “The LIFT America Coalition commends the Finance Committee’s dedication to the important issue of international

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LIFT Coalition Statement on the House Subcommittee Hearing on Repatriation and the Highway Trust Fund

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June 24, 2015 – Washington, D.C. – Claire Buchan Parker, spokeswoman for the LIFT (Let’s Invest for Tomorrow) America Coalition, today issued the following statement in advance of the Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures’ hearing on the repatriation of foreign earnings as a source of funding for the Highway Trust Fund: “Shoring up the Highway

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