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Democrats try delicate tax maneuvers for $3.5 trillion bill

Sep. 15, 2021 08:33 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats began the serious work of trying to implement President Joe Biden’s expansive spending plan, but getting there will require remarkable legislative nimbleness, since Biden has said the revenue to pay for it must come only from Americans who earn more than...

Democrats try delicate tax maneuvers for $3.5 trillion bill

Sep. 14, 2021 20:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats on Tuesday began the serious work of trying to implement President Joe Biden’s expansive spending plan, but getting there will require remarkable legislative nimbleness, since Biden has said the revenue to pay for it must come only from Americans who earn...

House Dems begin moving parts of Biden $3.5T domestic plans

Sep. 09, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats began pushing plans for providing paid family and medical leave, easing climate change and bolstering education through House committees Thursday as they battled Republicans and among themselves over President Joe Biden's $3.5 trillion vision for reshaping...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Jul. 12, 2021 10:11 AM EDT

Austin American-Statesman. July 8, 2021. Editorial: Forget, for a moment, the Alamo. Remember the First Amendment Silencing journalists and scholars, chasing dissent from the public square, distorting history to serve an ideological narrative —...

G-20 finance ministers back plan to stop use of tax havens

Jul. 10, 2021 15:39 PM EDT

Top finance officials representing most of the world's economy have backed a sweeping revision of international taxation that includes a 15% global minimum corporate levy to deter big companies from resorting to low-rate tax havens. Finance ministers from the Group of 20...

Biden fires Trump-appointed head of Social Security agency

Jul. 10, 2021 00:34 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has fired the commissioner of Social Security after the official refused to resign, and Biden accepted the deputy commissioner's resignation, the White House said. Biden asked commissioner Andrew Saul to resign, and his employment...

Biden fires Trump-appointed head of Social Security agency

Jul. 09, 2021 19:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday fired the commissioner of Social Security after the official refused to resign, and Biden accepted the deputy commissioner's resignation, the White House said. Biden asked commissioner Andrew Saul to resign, and his...

G20 ministers take up plan to deter cross-border tax dodging

Jul. 09, 2021 13:27 PM EDT

A sweeping effort to deter cross-border tax dodges by multinational companies that have cost governments billions tops the agenda as finance ministers from the world's major economies meet in Venice. Approval of the international tax package seems likely at the Group of...