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- The Hill: Frank Knapp, Small business opposes multinational corporations' tax avoidance
- Minimum Wage News at our BUSINESS FOR A FAIR MINIMUM WAGE website
- The Hill: Report: Taxpayers shoulder burden for offshore tax haven use
- Paramus Post (NJ): Offshore Tax Havens Cost Average Taxpayer $1,026 a Year, Small Businesses $3,067
- U.S. PIRG, Sen. Levin, Small Business Leaders Release "Picking up the Tab 2013: Average Citizens and Small Business Owners Pay the Price for Offshore Tax Havens"
- American Forum: Scott Klinger, Half Time at the Federal Budget Super Bowl
- Philadelphia Daily News: Talking Small Biz
- Triple Pundit: Don’t Blame Google and Starbucks For Minimizing Tax Bills
- Roll Call: Time for Plan C - Close the Floodgates on Corporate Tax Dodging
- CFO: Small Biz, the Fiscal Cliff, and the Big, Bad Bank
- Westerly Sun: Business leaders urge change in tax system
- McClatchy Tribune News Service: A plea for tax fairness from small businesses
- UPI: 'Fiscal cliff': Is there a Plan C to avoid tax increases, spending cuts?
- Madison Capital Times: Wisconsin business owners join national call to raise corporate taxes
- Charlotte Observer: Charlotte small business owners urge tax reform
- Politico: 'Revenue-neutral' tax reform takes hit
- National Journal: Sen. Levin, Small Businesses Push for Corporate Tax Hikes
- Washington Post: Sen. Levin wants corporate tax revenue in a fiscal cliff deal
- The Hill: Corporate revenues must be in debt deal
- Accounting Today: Small Business Leaders Urge Closing of Corporate Tax Haven Loopholes
CBS MoneyWatch: Why the 'Buffett Rule' Lives
By Alain Sherter
CBS News MoneyWatch, April 17, 2012
(MoneyWatch) The so-called Buffett Rule is dead; long live the Buffett Rule. For while Senate lawmakers late Monday struck down the White House-backed proposal to establish a minimum 30 percent tax on millionaires, the issue carries on as a symbolic political front in this year's national election.
By contrast, most Americans back the idea of raising taxes on the wealthiest Americans, with a recent CNN/ORC poll showing that 72 percent of respondents support the Buffett Rule. That includes many small businesses. Some 58 percent of small business owners say that households with incomes of more than $1 million a year pay "less than their fair share" in taxes, according to a recent survey commissioned by a coalition of small business groups. ...
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