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Tax Patents

by Linda Beale Tax Patentscrossposted with Ataxingmatter The Senate Judiciary Committee did a markup of its patent reform legislation (S.23) today (Feb. 3, 2011) and –in a unanimous vote– sent it to the floor of the Senate with the broad ban on the patenting of tax strategies intact. The accounting group AICPA has been leading […]

New Year’s Tax Resolutions

by Linda Beale A quote from Amartya Sen, and my New Year’s Tax Resolutions (for Congress and the Obama Administration) The time between December 30 and January 4 seems to be filled with lists. Along with the ever-present list of “to dos” that haven’t been done and still are hanging around waiting for our attention, […]