Taxing the $2.5 Trillion
4 Pages Posted: 24 Feb 2017
Date Written: January 9, 2017
This article discusses a transition tax on deemed repatriated foreign earnings. It argues for a simple, rough-justice design and no offset for foreign tax credits. A delayed effective date would permit corporations to repatriate at the current system and under current rates to take advantage of foreign tax credits.
Keywords: Transition Tax, Deemed Repatriation, Foreign Tax Credits
JEL Classification: K34
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