Government taxation and revenue

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks to hundreds of supporters at a rally at Wooster High School in Reno, Nev., Saturday, April 6, 2019. Warren said a system that rewards the rich and powerful at the expense of working Americans is at the core of every problem facing the nation. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)
April 11, 2019 - 4:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is proposing a new tax on corporate profits that's designed to prevent business giants from taking advantage of the existing tax code to effectively pay a zero rate. The 7% tax on corporate profits above $100 million is the latest...
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Mnuchin said Tuesday that his department intends to "follow the law" and is reviewing a request by a top House Democrat to provide Trump's tax returns to lawmakers. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
April 11, 2019 - 6:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department has missed a deadline to deliver President Donald Trump's tax returns to the House Ways and Means Committee chairman. In a letter to committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., on Wednesday, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said his department hasn't decided...
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President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, before boarding Marine One helicopter, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 10, 2019 - 7:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the department hasn't decided whether to comply with a demand by a key House Democrat to deliver President Donald Trump's tax returns and won't meet a Wednesday deadline to provide them. In a letter to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman...
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April 10, 2019 - 3:57 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A state senator says a detailed analysis of an economic incentive bill meant to lure the Carolina Panthers practice fields to South Carolina has left him with more questions. Democratic state Sen. Dick Harpootlian of Columbia said Wednesday he will continue to object to the...
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin arrives to testify before a House Appropriations subcommittee during a hearing on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Washington. Mnuchin said Tuesday that his department intends to "follow the law" and is reviewing a request by a top House Democrat to provide Trump's tax returns to lawmakers. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
April 09, 2019 - 6:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Things got a bit heated at the end of more than three hours of testimony by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin before the House Financial Services Committee on Tuesday when he was peppered with questions about releasing President Donald Trump's tax returns. Mnuchin, who had already...
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IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig testifies before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government during a hearing, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
April 09, 2019 - 4:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's tax returns (all times local): 4:30 p.m. IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig says it's his decision — though under the supervision of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin — whether to comply with a request by Democrats to turn over President Donald...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 file photo, a container ship is loaded at the harbor in Hamburg, Germany. The United States is considering putting tariffs on $11 billion in EU goods per year to offset what it says are unfair European subsidies for planemaker Airbus. While the size of the potential tariffs is relatively small compared with the hundreds of billions of goods the U.S. and China are taxing in their trade war, it suggests a breakdown in talks with the EU over trade. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, file)
April 09, 2019 - 1:16 pm
LONDON (AP) — The United States wants to tax $11.2 billion worth of EU goods — from airplanes to Gouda cheese — in what some experts say marks another attempt by the Trump administration to use tariffs to reshape global trade in its favor. The World Trade Organization ruled last year that the...
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U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks to the media upon his arrival at a hotel with Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Beijing, Thursday, March 28, 2019. Mnuchin and Lighthizer arrive in China's capital to hold a new round of high-level trade talks with China on March 28-29. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
April 09, 2019 - 11:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Tuesday that his department intends to "follow the law" and is reviewing a request by a top House Democrat to provide President Donald Trump's tax returns to lawmakers. Mnuchin told a House panel that he has not had any communications with...
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Jerome Rodriguez, center, a prominent figure of the yellow vests movement takes part in a rally in Paris, France, Saturday, April 6, 2019. Protesters from the yellow vest movement are taking to the streets of France for a 21st straight weekend, with hundreds gathered for a march across Paris, one of numerous protests around the country. (AP Photo/Rafael Yaghobzadeh)
April 08, 2019 - 9:38 am
PARIS (AP) — France's prime minister has called for quick tax cuts to respond to the anger expressed through yellow vest protests across the country. Edouard Philippe on Monday unveiled the results of a three-month "big debate" launched by President Emmanuel Macron in response to the demonstrations...
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FILE - In this July 5, 2018 file photo, Cho Yang-ho, the chairman of Korean Air Lines Co., arrives for hearing to review the prosecution's request for an arrest warrant on charge of embezzlement at the Seoul Southern District Court in Seoul, South Korea. Korean Air says on Monday, April 8, 2019, its chairman, Cho Yang-ho, has died in the United States because of an unspecified illness. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
April 08, 2019 - 9:31 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Korean Air's chairman, whose leadership included scandals such as his daughter's infamous incident of "nut rage," has died due to illness, the company said Monday. Cho Yang-ho had been indicted on multiple charges, including embezzlement and tax evasion, and his death came...
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