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Making taxes competitive and enhancing to economic growth

October 31, 2014
I was on an international flight returning home to Grand Rapids recently when I pondered our U.S. history and how some items have changed and others have not. Read More

IRA owners' investment decisions may have tax risks

September 26, 2014
Washington is fond of studies and reports. Read More

Acquisition transaction reporting is incomplete, inaccurate

August 22, 2014
Corporate tax deserters, tax traitor, economic patriotism: We have heard these terms many times in recent weeks. Read More

Tax planning: It doesn’t deserve a yellow card from Washington

July 18, 2014
The recent FIFA World Cup soccer competition kept many of us glued to the television. Read More

U.S. taxes its citizens on worldwide income (and other fun facts)

June 13, 2014
The Internal Revenue Service just released its statistics on income data for the 2011 individual tax filing season. Read More

Cross-border M&As: the spark for U.S. corporate tax reform?

May 9, 2014
Merger and acquisition activity has been strong, especially cross-border deals. Read More

Expanding internationally: Slow and steady wins the race

April 4, 2014
This past winter, I had the opportunity to engage in dialogue with a contributor to Forbes and with CFO.com on international business tax issues. Read More

Retirement savings and looming Social Security issues

January 24, 2014
January is often the time for resolutions, including exercise regimens and diet, or other personal or professional items. Often forgotten are personal finance resolutions. Read More

Net Investment Income Tax may be a lump of coal

December 20, 2013
A lump of coal may show up in some stockings this holiday season. Read More

Probability of comprehensive tax reductions is remote

November 15, 2013
Many of us have spent the past month or so watching the government shutdown, the debt ceiling debate and the rollout of the Affordable Care Act. Read More