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Corporate tax reform is coming to town

December 21st, 2012

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Those hoping for a fiscal cliff deal this year won’t get their wish before Christmas. But if Santa does deliver a year-end budget deal a few days late, it’s increasingly likely that it will pave the way for corporate tax reform in 2013.

The reasons to wish for corporate tax reform—and the obstacles in its way—were the topics of debate at an idea forum hosted by Third Way and the RATE Coalition on December 5th. Senator Tom Carper (D-Delaware), RATE Coalition Co-chair Elaine Kamarck, Time Warner Cable Senior Vice President & Chief Tax Officer Mark Schichtel, and Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) Vice President Melissa Lavinson discussed the push to lower the corporate rate, as well as the challenges involved.

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