News and Articles About Tax Policy

Irish Tax Changes May Cost U.S. Companies Like Apple and Google Billions of Dollars
Taxes

Irish Tax Changes May Cost U.S. Companies Like Apple and Google Billions of Dollars

Although, a new break and pressure to tackle tax avoidance elsewhere means they are unlikely to decamp.
The 3 Most Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make on Their Taxes
Tax Center

The 3 Most Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make on Their Taxes

CPAs reveal the big IRS no-no's committed by 'treps
Amanda Steinberg
San Francisco to Tax Google, Facebook for Using City Bus Stops
Technology

San Francisco to Tax Google, Facebook for Using City Bus Stops

The Wi-Fi-equipped commuter shuttle buses offered up by tech giants such as Google, Yahoo, Apple and Facebook are now going to be taxed based on the number of stops they make in city bus zones.
Laura Entis
The Road Ahead For Entrepreneurs And Tax Reform
Finance

The Road Ahead For Entrepreneurs And Tax Reform

Tax reform is happening. Kind of. And slowly. Here are some predictions of how it might all play out.
Dean Zerbe
Taxes, Healthcare and Immigration: Preview of the 2013 IFA Public Affairs Conference
Franchises

Taxes, Healthcare and Immigration: Preview of the 2013 IFA Public Affairs Conference

A look at how the International Franchise Association plans to advocate for the franchise industry's interests in Washington.
Kate Taylor
The Half-Baked Plan for Pot Legalization
Finance

The Half-Baked Plan for Pot Legalization

Increasingly, marijuana is seen as a potentially big financial opportunity. But the tax man is making it a business buzz-kill.
Ray Hennessey
Why Overseas Job Creation Is Good for U.S. Workers
Finance

Why Overseas Job Creation Is Good for U.S. Workers

Rather than robbing jobs, increased growth overseas actually helps companies domestically, which is good for both employees and investors.
Ray Hennessey
The Internet Sales-Tax Bill Takes a Step Forward
Finance

The Internet Sales-Tax Bill Takes a Step Forward

A bill which would end tax-free online shopping moves on to the House of Representatives, where it is likely to be met with resistance from anti-tax Republicans.
Catherine Clifford
Why Internet Sales Tax is Bad Public Policy (Opinion)
Finance

Why Internet Sales Tax is Bad Public Policy (Opinion)

The Marketplace Fairness Act, expected to pass in the Senate on May 6, requires online retailers to charge shoppers their state's sales tax. Is the law a poor political move?
Scott Shane
The Internet Sales-Tax Showdown and Your Bottom Line
Finance

The Internet Sales-Tax Showdown and Your Bottom Line

The Senate is expected to vote on the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 this week. If passed, online retailers would have to collect sales tax in all states, even if they don't have a physical footprint in the state.
Catherine Clifford
As Tax Reform Stalls, Small-Business Owners Spend Up To 150 Hours on Their Taxes
Finance

As Tax Reform Stalls, Small-Business Owners Spend Up To 150 Hours on Their Taxes

A new taxation survey finds that the administrative burdens of paying taxes are more significant than the financial burdens. Here are a few tips on how to keep the time devoted to your taxes to a minimum.
Catherine Clifford
Health Care Is Now the Top Concern for Small Businesses
Growth Strategies

Health Care Is Now the Top Concern for Small Businesses

For the first time in two years, health care trumps the economy as the biggest issue that small-business owners are worried about, according to a new report.
Cheryl Winokur Munk
Small Business to Washington: Reduce the Debt
Growth Strategies

Small Business to Washington: Reduce the Debt

Congress's top priority should be reducing the national deficit, according to entrepreneurs.
Catherine Clifford