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Corporate Tax Reform for the Innovation-Based, Global Economy

There is increasing interest in reforming the corporate tax code, including a proposal by the Obama administration to, among other steps, limit deferral of foreign source income. However, there is little agreement on what that reform should look like. This ITIF event will examine the issue of corporate tax reform, including laying out the principles that should guide corporate tax reform given the realities of the global economy. The event will also include a discussion of specific policy recommendations that should be considered based on a new ITIF report, Effective Corporate Tax Reform in the Global Innovation Economy.

Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Date: Thursday, July 23, 2009
Place: Russell Senate Building, Room 485

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Pete Engardio (bio) Senior Writer, BusinessWeek


Robert Atkinson (bio) President, The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Robert Shapiro (bio) Co-founder and Chairman, Sonecon, LLC and former undersecretary, U.S. Department of Commerce

C. Fritz Foley (bio) Associate Professor, Harvard Business School

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