Obama tax reform overture grabs K Street’s attention

From: http://thehill.com/policy/finance/220089-obama-tax-reform-overture-grabs-k-streets-attention Getty Images By Bernie Becker – 10/08/14 06:00 AM EDT K Street has a message for President Obama when it comes to tax reform: Talk is cheap. Senior White House officials have started making overtures about a deal to revamp the tax system for businesses next year, arguing it’s one area where there is common ground with […]

Can Congress Pass Tax Reform That Would Stop Inversions? – Tax Reform AT Partnerships For Wealth

From: http://www.forbes.com/sites/taxanalysts/2014/09/30/can-congress-pass-tax-reform-that-would-stop-inversions/ Conservatives correctly point out that proposals to stop inversions from the Obama administration and Democrats in the House and Senate are only stopgap measures—a mere Band-Aid. If Congress were to tighten the anti-inversion rules first enacted in 2004 and further increase the foreign ownership requirements for mergers that move American businesses’ corporate legal residence outside of the United States, […]

Global tax reform top of the agenda for G20 finance ministers this weekend

By Gareth Hutchens From: http://www.smh.com.au/national/global-tax-reform-top-of-the-agenda-for-g20-finance-ministers-this-weekend-20140919-10j9cu.html#ixzz3ElrP4yvD The world’s most powerful central bank governors and finance ministers gather in Cairns this weekend for a series of highly charged economic meetings – one of their last chances to discuss as a group the problems afflicting the global economy before the all-important G20 Leaders’ Summit in Brisbane in November. Treasurer Joe Hockey has been […]

Why we will follow NZ on tax reform

By ALAN MITCHELL From: http://www.afr.com/p/national/economy/why_we_will_follow_nz_on_tax_reform_UvjLVLftN8pM5rFK63iuUJ Alan Mitchell | John Howard is not alone in thinking Tony Abbott should be able to emulate John Key’s impressive combination of economic reform and political success. Read More here