Bound for cheaper waters?
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April 22, 2011 The question is being debated in state capitals around the country. But when you look at the data, the answer is clear.
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Get them right or someone may blow the whistle on you.
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April 8, 2011 A Pennsylvania accountant turned in his own company. The federal government netted $20 million in taxes and interest, and is sharing some of that with him. Of course, he had to pay taxes on that award.
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March 25, 2011 The company employed "an aggressive strategy that mixes fierce lobbying for tax breaks and innovative accounting," The New York Times reports. General Electric says it complies with tax rules, but also seeks to "legally minimize our costs."
The final tally of the House vote to pass the tax deal struck by President Obama and Republican leaders in Congress.
December 17, 2010 "Genuine compromise, where every side gives a little at least ... may have worked for one of the first times that I can remember in the House of Representatives," reports NPR's Andrea Seabrook.
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December 15, 2010 By an 81-19 vote, the Senate just approved the tax and jobless benefits package put together by President Obama and Congressional Republicans.
December 15, 2010 The Senate is starting on the last few procedural steps before this afternoon's expected vote on the tax deal worked out by the White House and Congressional Republicans.
December 13, 2010 About equal percentages of Republicans, Democrats and independents support the agreement, a new national survey shows.
President Obama former President Clinton at the White House on Friday.
December 13, 2010 The Senate this afternoon is expected to hold the first in a series of votes on the tax deal agreed to last week by President Obama and Republican leaders in Congress. Should the agreement get the OK from Congress?
President Obama during Thursday's Oval Office interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep.
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December 10, 2010 The president's economic aides are reportedly studying how to close more loopholes and streamline taxes for corporations and individuals. Changes might allow for lower rates but still boost tax revenue.
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December 9, 2010 Though some of the president's liberal supporters are said to still be angry, there are many reports that indicate the chances for passage are improving.
December 7, 2010 If the tax is reduced by 2 percentage points, many Americans would likely spend at least some of that money -- hopefully giving the economy a bit of a boost.
December 7, 2010 Though he didn't want to extend tax cuts for the wealthiest, "the American people didn't send us here to wage symbolic battles or win symbolic victories," the president says.
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The Internal Revenue Service will have to make sense of whatever happens.
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December 6, 2010 If you've been worried about your income tax rates going up, imagine how your tax preparer feels. And the IRS will have last-minute changes to make.
December 6, 2010 "Even if it's not 100 percent of what I want or what the Republicans want," he says of the debate over soon-to-expire tax cuts.
Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin, D-IL, and Minority Whip Jon Kyl, R-AZ, were on CBS-TV's Face the Nation Sunday to talk about taxes.
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December 6, 2010 All signs are pointing to an agreement between the White House and leaders in Congress that Bush-era tax cuts will be extended for everyone at year's end.
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