What is the Golden Age of Taxation?

By David Morse, Tax Policy Associate Director “There is not going to be a return to a golden age of tax, this is about change,” declared Will Morris, chair of the Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD’s Committee on Taxation and Fiscal Policy. At the recent historic OECD public consultation meeting on taxing…

Employment Opportunity: Part-Time Tax Research Assistant

Background: The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is seeking a part-time Tax Research Assistant to support the CPA Economics team with research on corporate taxation issues. CPA is a bipartisan coalition of US manufacturers, agricultural groups, and labor unions. CPA engages in educational efforts and advocacy related to US trade…

The Old-School Answer to Global Trade

Editor’s note: Free trade skepticism has, before Trump, been more concentrated in the Democratic Party than the Republican Party. President Trump’s trade reform agenda took the issue away from Democrats who feared agreeing with him. This is an article describing how Democrats can and should get active on trade reform once again.  The alternative to…

One Trump Victory: Companies Rethink China

Editors note: The prospect of “decoupling“ from China is now entering the debate in a positive way. The trade war is nearing a possible truce, but global companies are nevertheless moving to reduce their dependence on Chinese factories to make the world’s goods. [Keith Bradsher | April 5, 2019 | New York Times] Companies around…

Warning: Europe May Put U.S. Military at Risk by Using Chinese 5G Tech

Excerpt: “the directive of China’s 2017 Intelligence Law legally requires that ‘any organization or citizen shall support, assist, and cooperate with’ the security services of China’s One-Party State.”  Six retired U.S. defense officials issued a statement on Wednesday warning that European and Asian partners could put American military operations at risk if they use Chinese…

Beijing’s Fight for the Final Frontier

Editors note: Greg Autry is a member of the Cpa advisory board. While the eyes of the world were focused on China’s Chang’e 4 lunar lander this January, Beijing was also quietly establishing a beachhead in America’s booming commercial space sector. Chinese attempts to steal U.S. space tech go back to the space shuttle, but…