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Talking Tax, from Bloomberg Tax, covers tax issues from Capitol Hill and the IRS, to the courts.

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Talking Tax, from Bloomberg Tax, covers tax issues from Capitol Hill and the IRS, to the courts.

    Treasury's Harter Talks International Tax Regulations

    Treasury's Harter Talks International Tax Regulations

    L.G. "Chip" Harter is spearheading the Treasury Department's implementation of the international provisions of the 2017 tax law. He said the department aims to finish this by October.
    Harter spoke with Bloomberg Tax reporter Isabel Gottlieb at Bloomberg Tax's 2020 Outlook on Tax event in Washington. Harter spoke about a Senate inquiry into Treasury's rulemaking process and he also addresses what's next for U.S. negotiations on tax treaties after the Senate finally broke a decade-long treaty logjam last year.

    • 10 min
    Nobelist Romer Wants to Target Tech Giants With Taxes

    Nobelist Romer Wants to Target Tech Giants With Taxes

    Google, Facebook, and other tech giants have too much market power and way too much information about all of us. That's the opinion of lots of political figures, as well as of Nobel economist Paul Romer. What makes Romer different is his preferred way of dealing with this problem: taxes.
    U.S. states would be the best place to start, Romer says. He speaks with Bloomberg Tax correspondent Michael Bologna on the latest episode of Talking Tax.

    • 14 min
    Introducing Downballot Counts

    Introducing Downballot Counts

    This week, we're sharing an episode of the newest weekly podcast from Bloomberg Industry Group, Downballot Counts. It's a podcast about the 2020 U.S. House and Senate elections and the fight to control Congress. The series is hosted by Bloomberg Government Senior Elections Reporter Greg Giroux and Elections Team Leader Kyle Trygstad. Subscribe to Downballot Counts wherever you get your podcasts.

    • 21 min
    Converting to a C Corporation: Things to Think About

    Converting to a C Corporation: Things to Think About

    Some of the biggest investment funds—Ares Management Corp., KKR & Co. Inc., and others—converted from partnerships to C corporations after Congress slashed the corporate tax rate in the 2017 tax law. But conversions aren’t for everyone, not by a long shot.
    Jeremy Swan, managing principal at CohnReznick in New York, talks about the pros and cons, the questions that businesses should ask themselves, and the political uncertainties right now that signal the wisdom of a “wait and see” approach to further conversions.

    • 12 min
    Millionaires Group Eyes Corporate Tax Fairness, Too

    Millionaires Group Eyes Corporate Tax Fairness, Too

    Patriotic Millionaires isn’t just about advocating higher taxes for the wealthy, as Chair Morris Pearl discussed in a recent Talking Tax episode. The group also thinks fairness requires multinational companies to pay tax in the countries where their sales revenue comes from, and they should disclose how much tax they pay in each country.
    In this episode, Pearl talks with host Amanda Iacone about these issues and why corporate political spending is a problem.

    • 12 min
    Patriotic Millionaires ‘Move Needle’ on Taxing Rich

    Patriotic Millionaires ‘Move Needle’ on Taxing Rich

    Morris Pearl is somewhat encouraged by all the talk about wealth taxes these days. The Patriotic Millionaires, which he chairs as a volunteer job, has “made a lot of progress in moving the needle” toward its argument for taxing the rich more and paying people more equitably.
    Pearl, who made his wealth initially at BlackRock Inc., talks with Bloomberg Tax’s Amanda Iacone about the wealth tax proposals, legislation to tax investment income at the same rate as earned income, the “ridiculous” carried interest tax benefit for fund managers, and more.

    • 19 min

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