Politics/Policy

VIDEO: Ford’s Alan Mulally on Gov’t Regulations for Businesses

Chief Executive magazine's CEO of the Year, Ford Motor's Alan Mulally, serves on President Obama’s export council, specifically leading the manufacturing section. In this video, Mulally discusses Ford’s involvement in formulating government regulations, the importance of a business – government relationship, corporate tax rates, and how to bring America back to the top in manufacturing (something he knows more than a little about).

States And Tax Incentives – What You Need To Know

When deciding where to establish or relocate a business, tax rates, credits, and incentives are an important consideration. And as corporate and income tax rates vary by state, it's crucial to know the landscape before entering a market. Here's an in-depth guide and what you should focus on.

Tax Credits & Incentives: Are You Missing The Boat?

Half of the nearly 3,000 US federal, state and local tax credits and incentives go unclaimed, and it pays to learn how well your company is capturing these opportunities.

Why Tax Policy Is a Dissembler’s Paradise

All politics is the art of deception, none more so than the oft-repeated claim about "tax cuts for the rich." First, the extension of the rate cuts of 2003 that President Obama grudgingly agreed to in exchange for an extension of unemployment benefits is not in any way a reduction of income tax. The only question was whether everyone’s tax liability was going to increase in January.

CEOs Say Enough Already

Alarmed by government policy—or the lack thereof—business leaders are having to devote more and more time to government issues.

Lobbyists — Our Third Political Party

Lobbying can't be completely extinguished as many would like. What is most offensive is that so many politicians set themselves up to be influenced, often to the detriment of their constituents and the nation as a whole.

Power Ball Immigration: The Importance of Education to Economic Development

Education is the cornerstone of the future of the U.S.' ability to compete for jobs but our system is not producing people with the necessary skills to compete in a 21st century global economy. Time to rethink what we’re doing.

CEOs Expect GOP to Regain Control of House, Split in Congress May Be Good...

CEOs expect the Republicans to gain control of the House in the elections, but fall short in gaining control of the Senate. Most...
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