Caterpillar defends tax strategy that saves billions; Rand Paul says company deserves award

...see companies that dispose of business operations all the time. Caterpillar's done it as well."In general, federal tax law prevents companies from shifting profits among affiliates simply to reduce their taxes. The transactions must provide...

A sense of resignation

...entity being invigorated enough to mount a criminal case.But here's another question: Why even allow this particular tax law to begin with?It takes a heightened level of professional expertise to navigate the often difficult process of determining...

State documents indicate Allen received training on changes to tax law

Columbia County Tax Commissioner Kay Allen attended training on the 2007 change in state law that affected her agreements to collect taxes for Harlem and Grovetown, according to state records.

Higher-income Americans hit hardest by tax changes

WASHINGTON - Higher-income Americans are likely to feel the biggest hits from tax law changes when they file their returns in the next month or two. Taxpayers also will have a harder time taking medical deductions...

Dozens of tax law changes affect 2001 returns

...awaiting taxpayers in 2002 as a result of the sweeping tax law enacted last year. In all, the 10-year, $1.35 trillion...Congress and signed by President Bush last June made 441 tax law changes, according to H&R Block Inc. Most will be gradually...

Study: IRS employees steer taxpayers wrong on tax law

...correct answers to just 57 percent of tax law questions asked by Treasury Department...received incorrect responses to their tax law questions. IRS employees provided...an accuracy rate of 67 percent for tax law service is inadequate," he said...

Bush signs tax law aiding manufacturers

...new tax breaks on businesses, farmers and other groups Friday, quietly signing the most sweeping rewrite of corporate tax law in nearly two decades. Announcing the action without fanfare aboard Air Force One, the White House said the new law is...

Georgia aims to collect more tax from online buys

ATLANTA - With changes in the tax law taking effect this month, Georgia intends to begin treating some online retailers the same way it treats those with stores here...

Few tax law changes expected for 2004

NEW YORK -- While 2003 brought many tax law changes affecting small businesses, it looks as if 2004 might be quieter - unless the Bush administration and Congress, mindful...

Haley touts change in tax law for real estate

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Gov. Nikki Haley said Monday that a change in the state's tax law will help boost business activity and second-home ownership."What it does is get the real estate market across the state churning...