Skip to comments.Big U.S. companies take tax gripes to Geithner
Posted on 01/14/2011 11:55:27 AM PST by Nachum
Chief financial officers from multinational companies meet with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Friday to air gripes about the tax code under which they pay the steepest rate in the industrialized world. Companies want the rate slashed, arguing that it handicaps them competitively against their foreign-based peers. "The current tax code with its punitive corporate rates and complex maze of deductions and credits highly distorts economic decision-making," said Dean Garfield, president of the Information Technology Industry Council, whose members Cisco Systems and Microsoft Corp will attend the meeting.
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The US is now like athird world kleptocracy where big businesses can bribe and negoitiate their tax rates. Rule of law? What rule? What law?
“Thank you for bring your concerns to us here at Treasury. We will look into the matter. Oh, by the way, my secretary wishes to inform you that by some tragic accident, all of your dogs were shot by the police this afternoon. Is there anything else I can do for you? No? Then I suppose you can show yourselves out?”
“Big U.S. companies take tax gripes to Geithner”
If they brought their checkbooks, I expect something will be worked out.
Mark my words. He's going to the middle because that's the only way to can possibly have half a chance for '12.
I can just see Geithner addressing that meeting.
“Just do what I do, gentlemen...forget to pay.”
Society of lies
there’s little of the ‘progressive’ agenda that producers can support. that leaves the looters and moochers
yup, expecting a billion dollar war chest for obamao in 2012
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