The Road to New Taxes?
- Covert war. Odenwald, Arlene Cinelli // New Mexico Business Journal;May94, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p45
Discusses the impact of state and federal fuel tax hikes and low-sulphur fuel mandates on the trucking industry in New Mexico. Political pressure exerted by the industry; Comments of trucking association's Sheppard; Effect on interstate trucking companies.
- Social Security Inflation Adjustments. // Federal Tax Course Letter;Jan2009, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p7
The article offers information on the revisions for the social security inflation in the U.S. The author states that Social Security taxable wage base increases to $106,800 in 2009. In addition, one may not pay state and federal employment tax if each household employee receives $1,700 or less...
- A view from Herald Square. Mcintyre, Douglas A. // FW;6/6/95, Vol. 164 Issue 13, p12
Reports on developments related to finance in the United States. Expiration of the two-year waiver on jet fuel tax on the airline industry; Performance of mutual funds; Profile of Lew Preston, chairman of the J.P. Morgan.
- Petrol sets off the GST fire. Oakes, Laurie // Bulletin with Newsweek;12/21/99-01/04/2000, Vol. 117 Issue 6205, p36
Focuses on the Australian debate over a consumption tax and the possible impact it would have on petrol prices. How during the 1998 election campaign, the government stated that the tax system would not lead to an increase in petrol prices; How the government sees problems in honoring its...
- Going, going... // BRW;3/20/95, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p13
Reports on Australian ship owners' move to get the increased excise on marine diesel fuel for coastal shipping removed in the May 1995 federal budget. Introduction of the excise increase in the 1993 budget; Cost per coastal vessel; High Australian fuel costs.
- Tax Based Incomes Policies: A Commentary for the Future. Neale, Walter C. // Journal of Economic Issues (Association for Evolutionary Economi;Dec86, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p969
During the 1970s incomes policies were a lively issue. In the U.S. there was a wage-price freeze and in Great Britain, a wage-price policy, followed by a social contract. Proposals for tax-based incomes policies (TIP) received much attention in journals and even a brief appearance as a proposal...
- Congress too political to oversee accounting regulation. Singletary, Mark // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);7/15/2002, Vol. 22 Issue 56, p3
Comments on the decision of Congressional leaders to oversee accounting standards and audit procedures in the U.S. Misconceptions of legislators regarding the federal budget; Information on changes in the deductibility of some taxes, as of July 2002; Comparison between federal budgeting and...
- SUBSIDIZING AMERICAN CORPORATE EXPANSION ABROAD: Pitfalls in the Analysis of Public and Private Power. Gowa, Joanne // World Politics;Jan85, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p180
This analysis of the Eisenhower administration's attempts to change the corporate income tax codeâ€”initially to subsidize and later to curb American corporate expansion abroadâ€”explores in microcosm the relationship of governmental and corporate power to postwar U.S. policy regarding...
- Why Bank Stocks Are down And How to Get Them Up. Rehm, Barbara A. // American Banker;12/8/2011, Vol. 176 Issue 189, p1
The article discusses the performance and market volatility of U.S. bank stocks. The reasons why bank stocks trade lower than the broader market including the cost of government oversight, uncertainty in a weak economy, and government regulation of dividends are discussed. Policy options such as...