America Is #1…In Corporate Taxes

America is used to leading the world but not like this: As of April 1, the U.S. has the dubious distinction of being the developed economy with the highest corporate tax rates. On Sunday, corporate taxes in Japan dropped to 38%, making America's 39.2% ra Full Story »

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Patricia L'Herrou
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by Patricia L'Herrou - Apr. 3, 2012

a confused message is offered by this artlcle. the headline shouts that our corporate tax rate is so high that it is detrimental to the nation; then, the 'political hysteria' over this raw fact is questioned with another reality, that the effective rates are so much lower and even non-existent for some companies.

perhaps the unstated goal here is that the two different realities should be merged into one clear well-defined tax code. if that's the case, the article might better have been directly about that instead of presenting two messages much as the current tax code does.

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