In its latest proposal for resolving the fiscal cliff, the White House said it will consider overhauling corporate taxes as part of the deal, according to the Wall Street Journal. The Journal says the Obama administration proposal did not provide any specifics about corporate tax changes. But in February, the administration released a corporate tax proposal that included dropping the tax rate to 28% from 35%, along with eliminating some tax deductions, with the amount of taxes collected from companies remaining roughly the same.
Talks are extended into 2018.
The slow pace of the negotiations is creating uncertainty for corporate treasuries.
Companies argue that federal and most state exchanges havent followed the rules set out in the statute and regulations and therefore cant levy fines.
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