Taxes and Budget

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Taxes and Budget
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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.
December 17, 2015
A recent proposal by two noted tax experts promises to lower the federal corporate tax rate to 15 percent and deserves serious consideration, writes Joe Kennedy in Innovation Files.
November 30, 2015
Taxing corporate revenues from innovation-based activities less will not only boost U.S. global competitiveness it will help bring back IP-based corporate profits now overseas.
November 12, 2015
Retroactively extending the R&D tax credit and bonus depreciation—or, better yet, making them permanent—would be a great start on the corporate tax reform the United States needs, writes Joe Kennedy in The Hill.
October 26, 2015
The policy rationale for the R&D tax credit and bonus depreciation is abundantly clear; Congress should extend and then make them permanent.
September 21, 2015
Rob Atkinson discussed the current state of U.S. innovation-based competitiveness and the R&D tax credit in the context of both competitiveness and tax reform at the Bloomberg Research and Development Tax Credit Symposium.
August 28, 2015
A new PwC study found that U.S. companies consistently pay a higher effective tax rate than their overseas competitors, writes Joe Kennedy in Innovation Files.
August 10, 2015
A menu of actionable ideas for policymakers to foster technological innovation, growth, and progress.