Tech policy broadly defined becomes more important each presidential election, and this one is no different. As it has in every cycle since 2008, ITIF provides a side-by-side comparison of the nominees’ positions on key issues related to the progress of technological innovation.
Taxes and Budget
November 11, 2016
Support for corporate tax reform is being held up in part by small business advocates who want special treatment, writes Joe Kennedy in the Triangle Business Journal.
November 7, 2016
Corporate tax reform, especially reducing the effective rates on investment and research and addressing taxation of foreign-source income, is too important to be held up by any one special interest group.
September 23, 2016
The federal government needs to aggressively fight this revenue grab and insist on compliance with existing tax treaties and transfer-price regulations, writes Joe Kennedy in Entrepreneur.
September 22, 2016
While the corporate tax code is indeed broken, the truth is large companies aren't villains; they are key drivers of U.S. economic growth, writes Joe Kennedy in The Hill.
September 19, 2016
Comprehensive tax reform done the right way could simultaneously improve America’s fiscal debt, its trade debt, and its investment debt—but it won’t happen without a determined push by the next president.
September 7, 2016
Why Europe’s Apple Decision Is Misguided and What It Means for Ireland, Tech Companies, and the Future of Global Tax Reform
The European Commission's recent finding that Apple owes Ireland approximately $14.5 billion sets a bad precedent for reforming international taxation, says Joe Kennedy in Innovation Files.
May 19, 2016
Checking the Innovation Box: How Lower Taxes on IP-Based Activities Could Boost U.S. Competitiveness
Please join ITIF for an expert panel discussion on how specialized tax incentives for innovative products and services could make the U.S. economy more competitive.
April 1, 2016
Scholars estimate that in the United Kingdom, £1 of R&D Tax Credit Spurs £1.70 of Business R&D, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
March 11, 2016
The Obama administration placed another nail in the coffin of tax reform by unfairly criticizing the merits of making an innovation box part of tax reform, said Rob Atkinson in Innovation Files.
February 3, 2016
To produce higher growth, U.S. corporate tax reform should focus more on encouraging investment and less on profit-taking, writes Rob Atkinson in The Hill.