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The real tax problem

...starting with lowering the nation's onerous corporate tax rate.Passing a law that simply blocks inversions, as Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has called upon Congress to do, is a finger-in-the-dike exercise. Corporations eventually would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-03/real-tax-problem
Limiting mergers abroad: Obama targets corporate tax loophole

...said.The Obama administration began to ramp up attention to inversion transactions last week with a letter from Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew to House and Senate leaders. Lew said such deals "hollow out the U.S. corporate income tax base...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-24/limiting-mergers-abroad-ob
US, China vow to improve cooperation despite disputes

...world's people and a third of the global economy.His theme was largely echoed by Secretary of State John Kerry and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, leaders of an American delegation that also included Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen and three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-09/us-china-vow-improve-coope
China signs deal for Russian natural gas

...Alexei Miller told Russian news agencies. That is greater than the gross domestic product of South Africa.U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew had appealed to China during a visit last week to avoid taking steps that might offset the West's sanctions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-21/china-signs-deal-russian-n
US gains trade victory in auto dispute with China

...is its largest with any country.Besides this week's indictment of five Chinese officials on hacking charges, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew flew to Beijing last week for talks that covered U.S. concerns that China's currency has been falling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-23/us-gains-trade-victory-aut
Global economy has turned a corner, finance officials say

...such as the United States, Japan and Germany and emerging economies such as Russia, China and India.U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen represented the United States in the discussions.The United States...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-12/global-economy-has-turned-
House, Senate pass bill; awaits President's signature

...in time for Obama's signature before the administration's 11:59 p.m. Oct. 17 deadline.That was when Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said the government would reach the current $16.7 trillion debt limit and could no longer borrow to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-10-16/congress-voting-avoid-default-open-
G-20 officials seek US action on budget stalemate

...government shutdown, and the need to raise America's borrowing limit before a Thursday deadline, were addressed by Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke also participated in the talks.Siluanov said all the G-20...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-11/g-20-officials-seek-us-act
Business news

Lew warns Congress of late-February deadlineWASHINGTON - Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew has told Congress that by late February he will run out of steps he can take to avoid a first-ever default on U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-22/biz-bits
Bush, others donate to Lindsey Graham

...challengers who say he is not conservative enough.Others who donated to Graham include former Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and George Shultz, former World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz and former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2013-10-25/bush-others-do