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October 13, 2009
Patches, Portability, and Punting Versus an Estate Tax KISS
by David Cay Johnston
In less than 100 days, the estate tax goes on hiatus for a year.
September 17, 2009
The Lobby Lookout: Lobbyists Push for Expansion of NOL Tax Provision
by Meg Shreve
Lobbyists retained by industries as diverse as homebuilding and restaurants are sharing at least one agenda item this fall as Congress readies its next tax title — how to push for a broader carryback loss tax provision.
September 9, 2009
Five Papers You Should Read
by David Brunori
As a teacher, writer, and citizen, I'm always looking for written works that encourage people to think about good tax policy.
September 8, 2009
Tax Analysts Picks Washington's Top 10 Tax Lobbyists
by Sam Young
Tax Analysts' Sam Young selects and profiles the top 10 tax lobbyists in Washington and provides insights on how they operate and what makes their practices successful.
September 2, 2009
Toward Tax Reform: Recommendations for President Obama's Task Force
Tax Analysts is proud to announce Toward Tax Reform: Recommendations for President Obama’s Task Force. 
August 24, 2009
News Analysis: How the U.S. Is a Tax Haven for Mexico's Wealthy
by Robert Goulder
As if Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner didn't have enough on his plate, there's one underappreciated problem his department now must address. This latest headache can be summarized in three words: U.S. bank secrecy.
August 20, 2009
Swiss Agree to Expedite Processing of 4,450 UBS Accounts Under Treaty Request
by David D. Stewart
The U.S. and Swiss governments have signed an agreement to settle the UBS John Doe summons enforcement case in an arrangement that is expected to produce the identities of the holders of 4,450 UBS accounts, in addition to the 250 accounts turned over when UBS made a deferred prosecution agreement with the Justice Department.
July 13, 2009
LIFO and IFRS: How Closely Linked?
by George White
George White discusses the potential repeal of the last-in, first-out method of accounting as the United States moves closer to adopting international financial reporting standards.
June 22, 2009
Sogg v. Zurz: Unclaimed Property — Do You Own Your Income?
by Diann L. Smith and Matthew P. Hedstrom
Lawmakers and courts alike have proclaimed that unclaimed property laws are primarily designed to protect the owners of property.
March 3, 2009
The National Credit Card
by Martin A. Sullivan
Dear Valued Customer: Congratulations! You qualify for our exciting new line of credit known as Pay-Go.
March 3, 2009
AIG Sues IRS for Refund While Accepting New Federal Bailout Funds
by Amy S. Elliott
Just days after struggling insurance giant American International Group Inc. sued the government for more than $306 million over a tax dispute, the Treasury Department announced that it would make another $30 billion available to AIG.
February 10, 2009
Do We Have a Tax Compliance Crisis in Washington?
by Joseph J. Thorndike
The recent tax troubles of Timothy Geithner, Tom Daschle, and Nancy Killefer (not to mention Charlie Rangel) raise a serious question: Do we have a compliance crisis in the capital?
January 21, 2009
Obama Tax Policy Lacks Boldness, Innovation
by David Cay Johnston
Oh, do we have problems. And one of the biggest is that when it comes to tax policy, our new president is acting with all the boldness of Caspar Milquetoast.
January 21, 2009
Producing and Selling Our Way Out of a Recession?
by Ernest S. Christian
Now that we as a nation have borrowed and consumed our way into an economic crisis, perhaps it is time to produce and sell our way out of it.
January 9, 2009
Taxing the Sick Is Sick
by David Cay Johnston
President-elect Barack Obama calls his transition Web site a symbol of his promise to bring real change to Washington.
January 9, 2009
Repatriation Aid for the Financial Crisis?
by Lee A. Sheppard and Martin A. Sullivan
No civilization has ever paid all of its debts.