Thursday, February 23, 2012

Republican tax plans

  • Meanwhile, President Barack Obama preempted his potential Republican challengers with his own corporate-tax reform plan, proposing to cut the headline rate to 28% from 35% while closing current loopholes that enable many companies to pay a lower rate.
  • (Marketwatch)
  • Sen. Orrin Hatch and other Republicans are dismissing President Barack Obamas new plan to overhaul the corporate tax code.
  • (Roll Call Online)
  • Feb. 23 (Bloomberg) -- The tax and spending plans of the leading Republican presidential candidates would add to the U.S. debt, according to a nonpartisan report.
  • (Businessweek)
  • giving Republicans an edge over Democrats in their core ideological dispute over the nations fiscal ills.
  • (Minneapolis Star Tribune)
  • Bad news for the Republican candidates from the nonpartistan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget: All of the GOP hopefuls' tax and spending plans (except one) would swell the $15 trillion U.S. debt. Rep.
  • (Marketwatch)
  • Romneys latest tax plan would cut the top income tax rate from 35 percent The budget groups advisers include many Democratic deficit hawks and Republicans unafraid to advocate for higher taxes.
  • (Dallas Morning News)
  • State Republicans have been campaigning to overhaul the tax Brownback said in a Wall Street Journal editorial praising the anti-income-tax plan.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • President Obama// is roundly criticized by //Republicans//// for running up the Santorums policies would push it to 104%.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • More importantly: @MittRomney's strong pro-growth tax reform plan, very much like mine." Until now, Toomey has remained quiet about the Republican race.
  • (Washington Post)
  • Sorry, probably not. Why? First, because its unlikely any tax-reform legislation will get passed this year. Even if Republicans in Congress loved Obamas plan — and they dont — theyre not going to pass his plan in an election year.
  • (Nashville Tennessean)

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