'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
April Fools' Day marked the one-year anniversary of the United States having the highest corporate-tax rate in the industrialized world. Unfortunately, the economic damage this policy causes is no joke.
Federal regulators have charged the Chinese affiliates of five of the biggest U.S. accounting firms with impeding the government's investigation of Chinese companies by refusing to turn over documents.
Abraham Lincoln took on bloodshed among the states and the shame of slavery during his four years in the White House, thwarting plans of the Confederacy headquartered 90 miles to the south in Richmond.
Larry Beasley, The Washington Times' new chief executive officer, moved quickly Tuesday to name his own leadership team and set the 30-year-old newspaper on an unambiguous path toward profitability.
With the so-called "fiscal cliff" quickly approaching at the end of the year, small-business owners on Thursday told a House subcommittee that the Obama administration's tax proposal would hurt the nation's leading job providers and prevent them from hiring or increasing wages and benefits.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley's office took a swipe at a grass-roots citizens' group over a report claiming people are leaving Maryland for Virginia, beginning a fight in cyberspace between the governor, the citizens' group and an established nonpartisan tax research organization.
In "Relief from Taxmageddon" (Commentary, June 20), Emily Miller made a point that cannot be repeated often enough: Combined with the tax increases included in the Obama health care plan, allowing tax rates to ratchet up from 2001 levels would result in a historic overall tax increase.
Online deals company Groupon Inc. said Monday that it will replace two board members with executives from American Express Co. and accounting firm Deloitte LLP.
Groupon Inc. said Friday that its fourth-quarter loss was wider than initially reported because it needed to increase the amount of money it sets aside for refunds.
The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that it had sold $6.2 billion of assets once held by bailed-out American International Group Inc. to New York investment bank Goldman Sachs.
Jean-Claude Trichet, the euro's chief guardian, this month will leave the European Central Bank (ECB) in a very different place from when he took the helm in 2003, with a dramatically expanded role to fight the government debt crisis.