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How can international institutions support the G7 tax proposals?

Simeon Djankov and Gary Clyde Hufbauer | Peterson Institute for International Economics | 07/07/2021

The quest backed by the Biden administration for a global minimum corporate tax rate and reallocation of taxable profits of large multinational corporations (MNCs) faces the next big test when…

An in-depth look at the US president’s global tax proposal

Ross McKenzie | Trade Finance Global | 06/24/2021

On the 11th June, the Group of Seven Nations (G7) m...

In Reforming Global Taxes, Don’t Forget Small Countries’ Interests

Simeon Djankov, Gary Clyde Hufbauer | Peterson Institute for International Economics | 06/15/2021

How COVID-19 Affected Informal Cross-Border Trade Between Uganda and DRC

Innocent Anguyo | The Conversation | 05/24/2021

Informal cross-border trade, which includ...

The World Is Closer Than Ever to Making Corporations Pay Up

Edward Alden | FP | 04/27/2021

In the spring of 2018, Seattle’s City Council tried to force some of th...

The Case for a Global Minimum Corporate Tax

Jeff Goldstein | Atlantic Council | 04/07/2021

It’s been a big week for a big idea. On Monday, US Treasury Secretary ...

Trump-Biden Buy American Policies: Costly for Taxpayers

Bryan Riley | National Taxpayers Union Foundation | 01/26/2021

After President Trump made issuing a Buy Am...

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