multinational corporations

Nations pulling together to fight multinational corporation freeloaders

Last month in Great Britton the collection of the world’s top eight economic nations (the G8) decided to get tough on multinational corporations evading paying taxes.  Last week the top 20 economic nations (the G-20) endorsed the outline of a plan to do the same thing. The full plan by…

Oppose amnesty for tax-avoiding and tax evading corporations

You pay your taxes.  Your business pays its taxes.  Why do we want to let big corporations that don’t pay their taxes off the hook?  Small businesses should not be subsidizing government services (ex. courts, infrastructure, defense, education) that multinational corporations use but don’t want to pay for.  But that…

Poll: Small Business Owners Say Big Businesses, Millionaires Not Paying Fair Share of Taxes

90 percent of small business owners in nationwide poll say big corporations use loopholes to avoid taxes that small businesses have to pay; majority support increasing taxes on millionaires and letting high-end tax cuts expire Washington, DC – Small business owners see corporate tax loopholes and accounting gimmicks used to…

Multinationals aren’t here to help

“We don’t have an obligation to solve America’s problems.” Remember this quote from an Apple executive as reported by Charles Duhigg and Keith Bradsher.  It appeared in the first of a two part story that will surely win the two New York Times journalists deserved recognition for exposing Apple’s decidedly…

Real job creators getting it done

The lead story for the 7 AM East coast viewers of the Today Show (NBC) this morning was a report by Carl Quintanilla of CNBC.  Quintanilla’s gave an analysis of the good economic news that unemployment in December was down 11% from the previous year and the four week average…

Regulatory reform good for multinationals, yet bad for you.

The Hill’s Congress Blog November 1, 2011 By Frank Knapp Jr   The Regulatory Accountability Act of 2011 (RAA), a bipartisan bill introduced in the House and Senate, portends to offer common sense rules to affect how Federal agencies analyze costs and benefits. The bill provides extensively detailed procedures for…