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Should you move to a state with no income tax? – Forbes Advisor

Editorial Note: We earn a commission on partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect the opinions or ratings of our editors. The advantage of moving to a state with no income tax is quite simple: you don’t have to pay state income tax on the money you earn. Currently, seven states (Alaska, Florida, […]

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Legal & General Group PLC posts solid annual profit growth

The group said the 11% rise in operating profit “marks a return to our long-term growth rate, having withstood the pandemic.” Legal & General Group PLC (LSE:LGEN) reported strong profit growth for 2021 as it benefited from the post-pandemic economic rebound and the easing of COVID-19 restrictions. The asset management group reported operating profit of […]

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Amendments to Foreign Investment Laws and Retail Trade Liberalization

One of the most common inquiries we receive from foreign investors is about setting up subsidiaries in the Philippines and their concerns about minimum capital requirements related to the nature of their business or industry. Foreign ownership restrictions in certain industries certainly affect the flow of foreign investment into the country, with the Philippines notably […]

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Bayer aims for a return to annual profit growth

Diversified German group Bayer is aiming for a return to growth in its adjusted core earnings this year, as higher profits in its agricultural division would likely be tempered by investments in new genetic processing technologies. Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) before special items is expected to reach €12 billion in 2022, […]

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If your life has changed in 2021, watch for tax surprises

The investment information provided on this page is for educational purposes only. NerdWallet does not provide advisory or brokerage services, and does not recommend or advise investors to buy or sell particular stocks or securities. The events of 2021 have not always gone as planned. A lingering pandemic, shifting government response and a flurry of […]

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Bank of Scotland owner Lloyds sees annual profits soar to nearly £7billion

The group – the UK’s biggest mortgage lender – reported pre-tax profits of £6.9bn in 2021, up from £1.2bn the year before, although that figure was below City hopes. Lloyds said results were improved as it set aside a £1.2billion credit against bad debt provisions, after setting aside £4.2billion the previous year, while benefiting also […]

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Barclays reveals record annual profits and £22m Staley share award freeze | Economic news

Barclays has revealed a jump in annual profits to a record £8.4billion and that share awards currently worth around £22million to former chief executive Jes Staley have been frozen , as he challenges the findings of a regulatory investigation into his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein. The bank confirmed a story by Sky News on Tuesday […]

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Barclays freezes £22m stock bonuses for ex-boss amid investigation into Epstein links

Barclays has frozen £22million in free share awards to former boss Jes Staley as part of an investigation into his relationship with disgraced financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. The banking giant’s annual report revealed that it had suspended Mr Staley’s unvested long-term free share awards pending regulatory investigation. He said nearly 70 per […]

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HSBC doubles annual profit as it plans $1 billion share buyback

HSBC makes the bulk of its profits in Asia, with China and Hong Kong being the main growth drivers. Photo: Carlo Allegri/Reuters HSBC (HSBA.L) more than doubled its annual profit to $18.9bn (£13.9bn) and announced plans to buy back shares worth up to $1bn as the lender was helped by lower bad debts and operating […]

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NEA’s annual profits expected to exceed Rs 15 billion – myRepublica

The authority recorded a profit of over Rs 12 billion in the first six months of the current financial year KATHMANDU, Feb. 20: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has made a profit of Rs. 12.12 billion in the first six months of the current fiscal year – financial year 2021/22. According to NEA financial statements […]

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Kano uses compulsory insurance to drive foreign investment

The Kano State government has decided to explore opportunities in the insurance sector to attract foreign investment to the state. The state government is optimistic that a well-established insurance culture in Kano State will ensure investors have security in their investments. Kano State Government Secretary, Usman Alhaji, representing the State Governor, Dr. Abudullahi Umar Ganduje […]

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Bitcoin Price Impacts Tesla’s Annual Profits as Automaker Loses Money on $2.1 Billion Crypto Purchase

A risky investment didn’t pay off for the tech company – and they had to admit the mistake very publicly. Electric vehicle giant Tesla lost US$101 million (Australian $141 million) after a risky gamble failed to pay off. The tech company revealed in its annual report to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, released last […]

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Sri Lankan president questions critics and defends foreign investment

ECONOMYNEXT – The overly critical have no vision for the future and, despite some “not long-term” crises, the government has no desire to abandon its plans for the country for the benefit of a few who do not want change, Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said, asking the public to beware of false propaganda. Speaker […]

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Commentary: Respect the voters — repeal the capital gains tax | Opinion

Income taxes are unconstitutional in Washington State. Taxpayers have tried 10 times in the past 100 years to change this part of the state constitution, but Washington voters — the people who decide these things — said no. Then they said no again. And even. Again. Again. Again. Again. Again. Again. And even. The message […]

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Al Seer Marine earns AED2.5 billion in annual profits

The assets of the company stood at AED6.1 billion at the end of 2021. Abu Dhabi: Al Seer Marine PJSC, the leading maritime company in the Middle East region active in several maritime sectors and a subsidiary of International Holding Company (IHC), today announced its fourth quarter and annual financial results. During the twelve-month period, […]

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UAE set to start taxing corporate profits next year | Tax News

The move marks a significant shift as the UAE seeks to align with international standards and move towards a global minimum tax. Through Ben Bartenstein and Zainab Fattah and Farah ElbahrawyBloomberg Posted Jan 31, 2022Jan 31, 2022 The UAE will impose a federal levy on corporate profits for the first time next year as it […]

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Exports and foreign investments: the most viable solution

Sri Lanka has had perhaps the most demanding and exhausting two years since independence. National income from both external and internal sources has suffered on an unprecedented scale, placing the country in an extremely delicate position. Not only has the impact of the horrific pandemic created many hardships for citizens, but it has also given […]

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The main forces affecting corporate profits

Bank stocks had rallied ahead of the start of the fourth-quarter earnings season, on favorable trends in Treasury yields and market expectations of the Fed. The pullback in stocks following the quarterly releases looked like a news sell-type development. But some of these quarterly banking releases have also raised legitimate concerns. For example, cost outlooks […]

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Canadians continue to flock to foreign investment during the pandemic

“No place like home” has become “anywhere but here” for Canadian investment portfolios. Canadians pumped $17.5 billion into foreign securities last November, up from $5.4 billion in October, according to Statistics Canada, dramatically accelerating a trend that has seen investment dollars flow out of the country since then. the start of the pandemic. The bulk […]

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Democrats Blast Corporate Profits as Inflation Rises

Inflation remains rapid as the economy enters 2022, and Democrats have begun to point to a new culprit for high and sustained price increases: greedy corporations. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio, Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, and White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki, were among those who pointed to excessive profits in some industries as something […]

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Initiatives to stimulate domestic and foreign investment | Udaipur News | Latest news from Udaipur

[ad_1] The government has taken various measures to boost domestic and foreign investment in India. These include reducing corporate tax rates, alleviating the liquidity problems of NBFCs and banks, improving the ease of doing business, FDI policy reforms. , reduction of the compliance burden, policy measures to boost domestic manufacturing through government orders, phased manufacturing […]

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Industrial growth declines even as corporate profits hit all-time highs

[ad_1] Amid the pandemic gloom and weak economic recovery, corporate profits have skyrocketed to all-time highs, as have the stock markets. In FY21, net profit of listed companies (over 4,000) hit an all-time high, rising 57.6% to 5.31 lakh crore, and its share in GDP peaked in 10 years of 2.63%. Commenting on the performance […]

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Proposed Amendments to the Foreign Investment Law

[ad_1] Foreign direct investment (FDI) flows have been hit hard during the Covid-19 pandemic. Government-imposed travel bans and quarantines for foreign travelers likely contributed to this, so it is crucial that the government adopt economic measures to promote FDI. At the beginning of this year, we saw the adoption of the Law on Business Recovery […]

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Government of Pakistan pledged to encourage and protect foreign investment: Fareena Mazhar – News

[ad_1] In terms of incentives, Pakistan offers no income tax on exports of IT and IT services until June 2025 Posted: Mon 6 Dec 2021, 19:35 Pakistan Board of Investment Federal Secretary Fareena Mazhar said on Monday the government was determined to encourage and protect foreign investment in the country. She was speaking at a […]

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AJ Bell annual profits up 13% to £ 55million

[ad_1] Its annual results, released this morning (December 2), indicate this is a record year for the company with total customer numbers up over 87,000, net inflows of 6.4 billion pounds sterling and assets under administration totaling £ 72.8 billion. Its additional income rose 15% to £ 145.8million from £ 126.7million last year and profit […]

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Income tax declaration: besides income tax, software compatibility issues hamper equity, MF investors

[ad_1] Page 112A of the ITR forms (except ITR 1 and ITR 4) requires investment details for each redemption. Following the introduction of Section 112A, once the long-term capital gain (LTCG) on equity has become taxable, in addition to paying a 10 percent tax on those gains over Rs 1 lakh in one fiscal year […]

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Appropriateness of the stamp duty value of the property under income tax laws

[ad_1] In order to arrive at the fair market value of the home ownership, you can either take the stamp duty calculation rates if available, or get a certificate of appraisal from a registered appraiser. In order to fill the gaps in real estate transactions and avoid litigation, the Income Tax Department compares the valuation […]

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New measures to attract foreign investment to Cyprus announced by the Ministry of Finance – Government, Public sector

[ad_1] To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. On Friday, October 15, 2021, the Ministry of Finance of Cyprus announced its new action plan to attract foreign investment and strengthen business activity in Cyprus, encompassing various policies that will come into effect in the first quarter of 2022. The new policies that […]

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Income tax change could reduce the state’s case for borrowing money

[ad_1] One of the issues most watched by Mississippians when the Legislature meets on Jan.4 will be Gov. Tate Reeves’ proposal to eliminate personal income tax. But Mississippians won’t be the only ones watching. Prominent New Yorkers will also be on the lookout who may impact the state’s ability to issue and pay debts to […]

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Two new income tax increases included in the Build Back Better law

[ad_1] On November 3, 2021, the House Rules Committee released a revised version of HR 5376, the Build Back Better Act, which would impose two new income tax “surcharges” on high-income taxpayers, effective January 3, 2021. January 1st. 2022. For individuals, a 5% surtax would apply on modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) over $ 10 […]

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2021 9 Months: Corporate profits soar despite the exchange rate crisis, poverty, insecurity.

[ad_1] Nigerian businesses have dismissed the rising inflation rate and the exchange rate crisis to record higher revenues and profits. Blockbuster results: An analysis of the financial statements of 32 of the most capitalized companies on the stock exchange (excluding commercial banks) found that the companies recorded an aggregate turnover of 5.9 trillion naira in […]

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Marks & Spencer Boosts Annual Profit Outlook For Second Time In Less Than Three Months

[ad_1] The retail giant posted pre-tax profits of £ 187.3million for the six months to October 2 from losses of £ 87.6million a year earlier at the height of the pandemic . On an underlying basis, pre-tax profits jumped to £ 269.4million, up 52.8% from two years before the pandemic, and from losses of £ […]

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Foreign Investments in Emerging Markets 2021: Global Industry Size and Growth Opportunities to 2027 | Market players: Union Life Insurance Co., International Finance Corporation (IFC), Liberty Mutual Insurance Company

[ad_1] Foreign investment in emerging markets Forecast 2021-2027 [UPDATED REPORT]: Summary of the report Reports and Markets included the latest global market research report Foreign investments in emerging markets, The report has been provided by researchers for a detailed understanding of how the market works over a defined estimation period of 2021 to 2027. However, […]

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Iowa Senate Democratic Leader Says Getting Rid of Iowa Income Tax “Radical”

[ad_1] Democratic Senate Leader Zach Wahls said Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds made it a “radical” goal to eliminate income tax from Iowa. “It would only benefit the richest and most powerful people in our state more,” Wahls said. Reynolds and the top Republican in the Iowa Senate have both said GOP lawmakers intend to pass […]

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Cypriot government announces new action plan to attract foreign investment to the island – Government, Public Sector

[ad_1] To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. Friday 15e from October 2021, the Cypriot government announced its new action plan to attract foreign companies to establish or expand their activities in Cyprus. The announcement came a year after the abolition of the previous investment program. The announced new strategy aims to […]

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Premium conditions for large foreign investments in Ukraine

[ad_1] Contents Premium solution for large investments Which projects can benefit from state support? What state support will be available? What are the practical challenges for foreign investors? Investors looking for long-term opportunities in emerging markets always value the political, economic stability and transparency of government institutions. These factors determine the viability of the project: […]

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Is China’s push for self-sufficiency hurting or hurting foreign investment?

[ad_1] VSHina increasingly strives for self-reliance in several areas as President Xi strives to build the country’s internal independence. Foreign investors and businesses are often divided over whether this is a bargain for operations or a downside with long-term consequences. Two reports have been released that highlight the wide perspective gap between foreign entities doing […]

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Foreign investment in health care encouraged

[ad_1] MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines is expected to attract more foreign investment in the health system as the country continues to lag behind in Southeast Asia. In a discussion paper, the state-run Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) think tank argued that the country has long lagged behind neighboring countries in the region in […]

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IIFL Securities partners with Stockal for foreign investments

IIFL Securities, the brokerage arm of IIFL Group, has partnered with global investment platform Stockal for overseas investment. Partnership will help IIFL Securities clients gain access to over 3,500 U.S.-listed companies, invest in expert-selected fractional stocks, stocks and ETFs based on risk and industry preferences individual investors, IIFL said in a statement. Millennials make up […]

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Umeme announces 69% drop in annual profits

[ad_1] Power company Umeme Ltd reported a net profit of 41.1 billion shillings from its 2020 operations, down 69% from the 139.2 billion shillings recorded in 2019. The huge drop in profits is largely attributed to the effects of covid 19 over most of the year, which saw the government shutting down most economic activities […]

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U.S. GDP and corporate profits to soar in 2021: 5 choices

[ad_1] Since the start of the year, Wall Street has remained green, after an astonishing 2020, despite recent concerns about inflation and soaring long-term US sovereign bond yields. Stock markets are expected to move north, barring occasional swings supported by strong expectations for US GDP and corporate earnings growth this year. At this point, several […]

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Coherence of policies, key to attracting local and foreign investment: President BEZA

[ad_1] Photo courtesy of: BEZA Coherence of investment policies and long-term political support are the most important factors in attracting domestic and foreign direct investment to the country, said Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority Executive Chairman Paban Chowdhury. Investors make their decisions after being assured of the rate of return on any investment based on the […]

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Tyson Foods Beats Estimates with Strong Quarterly and Yearly Profits

[ad_1] Tyson Foods beat expectations amid the lingering challenges of COVID-19, posting strong fourth quarter earnings per share of $ 1.81 on an adjusted basis, compared to the $ 1.18 Wall Street predicted. Revenue topped $ 10.641 billion, below the $ 10.8 billion forecast by analysts. Profits increased by 50% compared to the same period […]

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Corporate profits fall the most in the first quarter since the Great Recession of 2008

[ad_1] Numbers: US corporate profits fell 13.9% in the first quarter, the Commerce Department said Thursday. This is the largest drop since the fourth quarter of 2008 during the Great Recession. The decrease is not annualized. Profits were $ 1.84 trillion annualized in the first quarter, up from $ 2.13 trillion in the last three […]

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Frost Bank parent company announces first drop in annual profits in 6 years

[ad_1] Cullen / Frost Bankers Inc. reported Thursday that its annual profit fell 2.5% last year, the first time in six years that the San Antonio financial holding company has experienced a bottom line. Higher expenses resulting from its expansion in Houston and its new headquarters in San Antonio contributed to lower profits for Frost […]

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Chart: Corporate profits stagnate

[ad_1] US corporate profits are stagnating due to the trade war – and lowering interest rates will not solve this problem. The markets and the Federal Reserve (Fed) are contested. Stock markets focused on sentiment shifts related to the ebb and flow of the trade war. A ceasefire, and the actions go up. No more […]

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The corporate earnings sauce train goes off the rails

[ad_1] As the second quarter earnings reports begin to come out, expectations are once again low. Analysts say that’s because the increase in tax cuts last year is fading and the trade war has spooked businesses. A second consecutive quarter of declining profits, for the first time since 2016, is possible. New York – Well, […]

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Study confirms corporate profits go to executives and shareholders, not workers – ThinkProgress

[ad_1] According to President Trump, we live in “America’s largest economy and the best time EVER to look for a job.” The details reveal something a little different. While unemployment may be low, workers are experiencing historically low wage growth, as companies respond to Trump’s recent tax cut by channeling their profits primarily to senior […]

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Warren Buffett’s Prediction of Corporate Profits as a Percentage of GDP

In a 1999 article for Fortune, Warren Buffett said that corporate profits as a percentage of US GDP are unlikely to continue to rise. He cited rising inequality, which would pose political problems. Although profits continued to rise, the growth of populism was among the problems he foresaw. This social and political shift could tip […]

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Highland Spring announces 14% increase in annual profits to £ 4.9million

[ad_1] Highland Spring reported a 14% increase in annual profits to £ 4.9million, despite falling almost 3% in revenue to £ 100million. The Perthshire-based bottled water supplier presented its trading figures in an update instead of accounts filed with Companies House. Read more Related Articles Highland Spring said that a distribution deal it signed in […]

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Protect your foreign investments against currency risk

Type of security S&P 500 Index Russell 2000 Index Russell 2000 value MSCI EAFE International Small Cap International Small Cap Stock MSCI Emerging Markets S&P500 1 – – – – – – Russell 2000 0.731 1 – – – – – Russell 2000 value 0.694 0.927 1 – – – – MSCI EAFE 0.618 0.532 […]

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Stock prices don’t drive corporate earnings – it’s the other way around

Here is a fitting update for the end of the first quarter. One insight generated by the use of global leading economic indicators is that, if corporate earnings are a long leading indicator and stock prices a short indicator, then it stands to reason that corporate earnings actually lead, rather than track, actions, at least […]

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What is the relationship between corporate profits and GDP?

[ad_1] Do Do investors really understand the economy or the business cycle? The recent surge in stock indexes challenges the assumption that markets believe there is a relationship. As I have said many times in the past, it is not necessary to have short-term correlations between the economy and the markets. There are millions of […]

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Corporate profits are historically extreme

[ad_1] I recently discussed the valuation report published by the Office of Financial Research, which contained several important statements about the risk to investors in overvalued markets. To witness it: “Markets can change quickly and in unpredictable ways. When these changes do occur, they are greatest and most damaging when asset valuations are at extremely […]

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Corporate profits relative to GDP

Citi Research We have all seen this painting before. These are corporate profits as a percentage of GDP. The implication is that record profit margins are an anomaly due to too few workers working too many hours for too little pay. Stock market bears warn that margins are bound to return to a long-term average. […]

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Corporate earnings remain strong | Looking for Alpha

Today’s first revision to second quarter 2013 GDP growth (which was revised upwards from 1.7% to 2.5%) led to the first glimpse of corporate earnings for the quarter, and the news has been great. After-tax corporate profits hit a new record high of $1.68 trillion, up 7% from a year ago. It’s actually in the […]

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Bringing foreign company profits back to the U.S. isn’t necessarily a job boost

US companies would rather keep offshore profits offshore than face 35%… [+] in corporate income taxes. Should they bring him back? Republicans want another tax holiday. The White House is okay with that, as long as it’s part of long-term corporate tax reform. Letting U.S.-domiciled multinationals take profits overseas at less than the current top […]