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    Apple CEO: Fixing the Broken Tax Code = Jobs, Investment
    Apple's Tim Cook is testifying in front of a Senate subcommittee on what Apple sees as a vastly simpler corporate tax structure to replace the outdated, overly complex structure that the U.S. has today.  Listen to what he had to say in his opening statement. We'll have updates later this afternoon.
    Public Policy Tags: Tax Policy
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    ICYMI: Dean Garfield Talks Tax Reform on the Kudlow Report
    Tomorrow, Apple CEO Tim Cook will put forward the tenets of a reform plan that could fix the broken, antiquated U.S. tax code.  His testimony before a Senate panel will focus on shaping a competitive, market-based tax code that has a lower rate and enhances American innovation.  We need to responsibly modernize our tax structure, to help American companies create jobs and new opportunities here at [...]
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    Lew Confirmation Hearing Zeroes in on Tax Reform
    The President’s nominee to be the next U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, Jack Lew, testified at the Senate Finance Committee today and faced questions from Democratic and Republican Senators on the importance of corporate tax reform to job creation.  (You can watch the archived hearing on the committee’s site.) Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont., set the tone with his opening statement, underscoring that the [...]
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    The President’s Inauguration: Giving New Priority to Familiar Challenges
    In his Inaugural Address today, President Obama combined poetry and prose as he spoke about the priorities that he will bring to his second term in office.  For many of these issues, the technology sector has put forward ideas with backing from both Democratic and Republican Members of Congress.  The challenge consistently has been building broader support to move policies from good proposals to new [...]
    Public Policy Tags: Environment & Sustainability, Tax Policy, Skills/STEM, Energy
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    Detroit News: "Tax reform takes a backseat to posturing"
    Today in the Detroit News, ITI President & CEO Dean Garfield has an op-ed focused on the corporate tax debate -- looking at the areas that President Obama and Governor Romney agree on tax reform and the bipartisan support that is growing for a competitive, market-based system.  And he compared those cooperative discussions to the partisan show that claimed to be a Senate hearing last month, chaired [...]
    Public Policy Tags: Tax Policy
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