Main Street Lending program

CPA is working to keep you up to date on the CARES Act lending programs. Here is additional information that may help your business regarding the new Main Street Lending program and the previously announced Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The PPP is the most popular lending program because the loan is forgiven as you pay…

Paycheck protection program update for CPA members

This is an update on the Paycheck Protection Program which is part of the Small Business Interruption Loan Program within the recently passed CARES Act.  CPA members with 500 or less employees can start applying as of last Friday, April 3. You can start applying through your local bank.  We understand that some banks are…

Facebook and IRS Prepare for $9 Billion U.S. Tax Court Fight

Editor’s Note: Adopt Sales Factor Apportionment taxation and this tax litigation becomes irrelevant. Because internal profit shifting becomes irrelevant. Simply tax MNC global profit in proportion to sales occurring in US. Ignore subsidiaries. Government challenges social-media giant’s transactions with its Irish subsidiary [Richard Rubin | February 8, 2020 | WSJ] Facebook Inc. FB 0.03% and the…

The Rise of Phantom FDI in Global Tax Havens

Editor’s note: The massive phantom foreign direct investment described in this article shows why CPA’s proposal for sales factor apportionment is needed for the US tax system. If companies were taxed, as we propose, on profits from sales in the US, shifting their profits to shell companies other countries would no longer benefit them. Empty…

Top 5 Tax Proposals by Democratic Candidates…and How They Affect Domestic Companies

Among the various Democratic presidential contenders, there are a number of proposals for corporate tax reform. After reviewing all the candidates’ plans, we’ve identified the ‘Top 5 Democratic Tax Reform Proposals.’  By David Morse, Tax Policy Director The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) believes corporate tax reform should stop discrimination against domestic companies versus…

US Should Reject Tax Loopholes that China Favors

By David Morse, Tax Policy Director The US and domestic companies should be alarmed by China’s desire to preserve corporate tax avoidance strategies in the world. Many countries have had enough of corporate tax avoidance, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is currently considering solutions to restrict or end such practices. China…

Tax Changes May be Afoot for Multinational Entities

By David Morse, Tax Policy Associate Director Law 360 reported this week that US Treasury officials believe multinational companies should anticipate new formulas as a part of future taxation. This is good news for companies producing in America who are tired of paying higher tax rates than many multinational enterprises (MNE). The Organization for Economic Cooperation…