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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about the need to close tax loopholes that allows companies to avoid paying taxes in the U.S. by shifting their residence for…

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    Richard Rubin on Child and Tuition Tax Credits

    Richard Rubin talked by video link from Capitol Hill about the details of two tax credit bills being debated on the House floor that week aimed at boosting the child tax credit and…

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    Tax Code and International Taxation

    Finance and tax policy experts testified on the U.S. system of international taxation and ways to reverse the growing trend of American companies reincorporating overseas to avoid paying…

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    Highway Trust Fund Legislation

    Andrew Roth discussed the Club for Growth’s opposition to the Highway Trust Fund extension that passed in the House during the week. The group would prefer the states to manage…

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    U.S. Companies Reincorporating Overseas

    Allan Sloan talked about his Fortune Magazine cover story, “Positively Un-American,” on U.S. companies reincorporating overseas to avoid paying U.S. corporate…

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    Highway and Transportation Funding Legislation

    Richard Rubin talked by video from Capitol Hill about the details of a highway and transportation funding bill being debated on the House floor that same day. Topics included lobbying…

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    Highway Trust Fund

    Aubrey Layne talked about efforts to reauthorize the Highway Trust Fund, which without action from Congress would run out of money as soon as August 2014. He also discussed the potential…

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    Book Discussion on Boosting Paychecks

    Daniel Gitterman talked about his book, Boosting Paychecks: The Politics of Supporting America’s Working Poor, in which he discusses the value of federal tax and minimum wage policies…

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    House Debate on Business Depreciation Bill

    House members debated a Business Depreciation Bill, which would allow businesses to write off 50 percent of their capital investments in the first year instead of depreciating the costs…

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    Peter Schroeder on Bonus Depreciation and Tax Extenders

    Peter Schroeder talked by video link from Capitol Hill about a bonus depreciation bill that was scheduled for House floor debate and the status of tax code reform legislation in Congress.

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    Immigration and Federal Gas Taxes

    Grover Norquist talked about immigration reform efforts in Congress, a bipartisan proposal to raise federal gasoline taxes, and prospects for overall tax reform. C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Would you Support an Increase in Federal Gas Tax?” Associated Press transportation reporter Joan Lowy spoke by…

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    Tax Provisions Extension Markup

    The House Ways and Means Committee marked up several bills intended to make permanent several tax credits. They included five bills that would make charitable giving policies permanent…

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    Senator Wyden on Extending Tax Breaks

    Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) spoke on the Senate floor about a bill to extend certain tax breaks that expired at the end of 2013.

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    Business Tax Break Extensions Legislation

    Alan Ota spoke by phone about the tax extenders bill in the Senate.

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    Richard Rubin on Research and Development Tax Credit

    Richard Rubin spoke by telephone about House debate on the research and development tax credit renewal bill. He also talked about other tax credit legislation the House and Senate…

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    Tax Breaks for Large Corporations

    David Kautter talked about House and Senate proposals that would restore tax breaks that benefit large corporations.

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    Representatives Cantor and Hoyer on House Agenda

    Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) spoke on the floor and discussed the upcoming week’s agenda. The two leaders focused most of the…

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    Taxpayer Advocate Service Annual Report to Congress

    Nina Olson talked about the issues found in her recently submitted Taxpayer Advocate Service annual report to Congress. Some of the highlighted issues in the report were chronic…

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    Perceptions of Income Equality

    Tom Perkins spoke with Adam Lashinsky about income inequality. Mr. Perkins said that income inequality was due to social, fiscal, and monetary policy failures, and suggested that…

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