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Investors Forfeited USD22.4bn In Reclaimable WHT In 2013,
by Robert Lee,, London
Last updated 27 hours ago | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Investors lost USD22.4bn last year because they failed to reclaim recoverable withholding tax on dividends and income from foreign shares and bonds, according to a new report. [ FULL STORY ]
CBO Reduces US Corporate Tax Revenue Forecast,
by Mike Godfrey,, Washington
Monday, September 1, 2014
In its latest estimates, the Congressional Budget Office has maintained its forecast for a reduced United States federal budget deficit this year, but has had to increase it from the forecast made in April, mostly because of lower-than-anticipated receipts from corporate income taxes. [ FULL STORY ]
IRS Issues 2014-2015 Priority Guidance Plan,
by Mike Godfrey,, Washington
Friday, August 29, 2014
The United States Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service have announced the release of the latter's 2014-2015 Priority Guidance Plan, which is intended to focus resources on guidance items that are most important to taxpayers and tax administration. [ FULL STORY ]
Improvements Looked For In IRS External Leads Program,
by Mike Godfrey,, Washington
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Participation in the United States Internal Revenue Service External Leads Program is growing, resulting in the receipt of a significantly larger volume of leads about questionable tax refunds, but the agency is not always verifying the leads timely, according to a new report by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. [ FULL STORY ]
US State Sales Tax Hikes Often Mean Little Extra Revenue,
by Leroy Baker,, New York
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The Mercatus Center at George Mason University has issued a paper that advises United States state governments that, because higher sales taxes ultimately increase the incentive for special interests to lobby for more tax exemptions, increasing the tax rate may not generate the additional tax revenues expected. [ FULL STORY ]
US Family Asset Tax Breaks Put At USD550bn By 2018,
by Mike Godfrey,, Washington
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
A paper from the Tax Policy Center has pointed out how large an amount of tax subsidy resources the United States Government directs toward helping families build assets in the form of home ownership, retirement savings, higher education and small business development – a total of USD370bn in 2014 and a projected USD554bn in 2018. [ FULL STORY ]
US Study Compares Worldwide Corporate Tax Rates,
by Mike Godfrey,, Washington
Monday, August 25, 2014
The Tax Foundation has issued a paper which shows how the United States corporate income tax rate, now the highest among the 34 industrialized nations of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, ranks against all of the countries and other tax jurisdictions throughout the world. [ FULL STORY ]
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