Taxes

The Least Tax-Friendly States For Business

24/7 Wall St. - October 14, 2013

Taxes are necessary for a functioning government, but according to one group, many states are crippling regional business growth with tax structures that are too expensive or complex. Read »

CEOs Talk Tax Code At Mont. Summit

Yahoo - September 17, 2013

Leaders of companies such as Google Inc., Facebook, Ford Motor Co., FedEx Corp., The Boeing Co. and others gathered to talk tax code at the Mont. Summit. Read »

Whole Foods CEO: We’d Avoid Taxes If We Could

Huffington Post - July 1, 2013

Whole Foods isn’t really in a position to avoid taxes, but the company would if it could, according to its CEO. Read »

Tim Cook Calls For Corporate Tax Overhaul

CEO.com - May 29, 2013

Congress called foul, but CEO Tim Cook isn’t backing away from Apple’s controversial tax strategies. Fresh from his trip to Washington to say as much, Cook sounded off another call for comprehensive reform of the... Read »

Don’t Blame Apple For The Broken Tax Code

HBR - May 23, 2013

These days, anything involving Apple is a big deal. But this particular investigation also touches upon a number of current issues. Read »

5 Ways Tim Cook Stayed Cool Under Fire

Forbes - May 21, 2013

“It’s important to tell our story and that you hear directly from me." Read »

Tim Cook: We Are The Largest Corporate Taxpayer

VentureBeat - May 21, 2013

Apple CEO Tim Cook testified before a Senate Permanent Subcommitte on Investigations this morning about Apple’s offshore business operations. Read »

Apple Paid No Taxes On $74 Billion In Income…

Mashable - May 21, 2013

Apple CEO Tim Cook is expected to testify before a Senate subcommittee Tuesday to refute charges the company paid no taxes on tens of billions of dollars in overseas income. Read »

Apple’s Tim Cook Goes To D.C. Seeking Tax Reform

WSJ - May 21, 2013

The U.S. Senate gets a high-profile visitor this week as Apple CEO Tim Cook will press Congress to simplify corporate tax rates. Read »

Tim Cook To Press For Simplified Corporate Tax Laws

USA Today - May 20, 2013

In his first testimony before Congress, Apple CEO Tim Cook on Tuesday plans to advocate "dramatic simplification" of corporate tax laws when lawmakers consider an overhaul of the tax code. Read »

Cisco CEO Threatens To Ship Jobs Overseas…

Business Insider - May 17, 2013

Cisco CEO John Chambers confirmed his position on Wednesday that unless U.S. tax laws are changed, he will be forced to move more of Cisco's workforce overseas. Read »

Tax Loophole Saves Companies Over $1 Billion

Huffington Post - May 2, 2013

Companies in the Fix the Debt coalition, which advocates for federal austerity policies, qualified for $1 billion or more in tax breaks tied to executive pay packages from 2009 to 2011. Read »

How To Lower Your Company’s Property Taxes

Businessweek - April 30, 2013

"My business is making negligible profit, mainly due to the high property tax in my county. How can I make a case for reducing the property tax, lest I need to close the business or sell it as is?" Read »

Eric Schmidt: Who Cares How Much Tax We Pay?

The Independent - April 23, 2013

Eric Schmidt suggested that his company’s contribution to the British economy was more important than paying its fair share of tax. Read »

Zuckerberg’s $1 Billion Tax Bill…

Forbes - April 8, 2013

Do you feel sorry for him? Not likely. Is he a patriot for writing a big check to the IRS? Not really. Besides, much was done via withholding. Read »