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Amanda Swafford on Corporations

 

 


FairTax avoids taxation of overseas corporate profit

When it comes to taxing profits US corporations earn overseas, Nunn and Perdue disagree; [but while] both candidates call for tax reform, it means different things to each of them.

Nunn wants to disallow corporate tax deductions for expenses incurred in closing plants to transfer production to other countries. Perdue is focused more on overall rate reductions. A Perdue spokesman stresses that the companies wouldn't have a reason to consider inversions [relocating abroad] if there were no tax in the first place. At the same time, he has joined other conservatives in support of the Fair Tax, a national sales tax to replace all income taxes, personal and corporate.

Libertarian nominee Amanda Swafford also sees the Fair Tax as a salvation. "The proper response isn't to ban inversions but to either enact the Fair Tax or move to a territorial system so companies can stay headquartered in America without facing a ridiculous tax surcharge on money made outside our country," she said.

Source: Morris News Service on 2014 Georgia Senate race , Aug 8, 2014

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