Paul O’Neill

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Tax Patriots … and Scoundrels

During the past few weeks, some members of Congress have called corporate executives unpatriotic for moving the legal home of their companies to low-tax foreign countries. The implication is that the business people and their tax lawyers are scoundrels, and countries with low tax rates are evil tax havens. But do the charges hold up? If Webster’s dictionary correctly defines Read More ›

Wall Street Journal Recommends Discovery Fellow for Treasury

In its lead editorial today, The Wall Street Journal recommended Discovery Senior Fellow Richard Rahn for a high-level post in the Treasury Department to effectively push for persistent tax reduction and simplification. This story primarily examines the record of newly appointed Treasury Secretary John Snow.