Taxes

Taxes on telecommunications services, like cell phones, broadband, or even cable TV services, are bad for the economy and society.
Taxes
February 14, 2011
The Administration’s corporate tax reform proposals would make our competitiveness worse. Instead, Washington should take a page out of the states’ economic playbooks.
February 8, 2011
President Obama’s call to increase the R&D tax credit to 17 percent is an important first step but more needs to be done to improve U.S. competitiveness.
December 2, 2010
Rob Atkinson discusses the research and development tax credit, innovation policy and U.S. global competitiveness.
November 19, 2010
Stop listening to neo-classical economic ideologues, argues Rob Atkinson. Accelerated depreciation is a pro-business, pro-productivity, pro-growth idea that works.
November 9, 2010
Rob Atkinson argues that policies promoting overseas funds repatriation are needed more than ever.
May 25, 2010
Before allowing states to tax online sales, Congress should first require states to eliminate protectionist laws limiting e-commerce.
January 26, 2010
Expanding the R&D credit would spur job creation and innovation.
August 17, 2009
Countries compete for mobile, high-value-added jobs, and increasingly they use their tax code as a key tool
August 13, 2009
Although once offering the most generous R&D tax credit in the world, the United States now ranks 17th out of the 30 OECD countries.
July 23, 2009
This ITIF event will examine the issue of corporate tax reform, including laying out the principles that should guide corporate tax reform given the realities of the global economy and the types of specific policy recommendations that should be considered. ITIF will also release a new report, Principles of Corporate Tax Reform in the Global Innovation Economy.

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