Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:49 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

A new report charges Wal-Mart with using international loopholes to lower its U.S. tax bills. With the world’s largest retailer now part of the conversation, corporate tax reform might finally happen.

Thursday, January 08, 2015 1:02 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

A new study finds women chief financial officers are less likely than their male counterparts to use tax shelters.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 3:43 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Business leaders have long complained the U.S. tax code penalizes businesses. A new study agrees, putting America near the bottom of a tax competitiveness list.

Thursday, June 05, 2014 3:14 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Big American businesses are making big use of legal foreign tax havens to lower their U.S. tax bills.

Friday, November 02, 2012 9:33 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Some doubt the CEOs calling on Congress to deal with the federal debt will be willing to pay for a deal that raises their taxes.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 4:44 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Twenty-five of the highest-paid U.S. chief executives last year pocketed more in pay than their companies paid in federal income taxes.

Thursday, November 03, 2011 2:10 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

There’s renewed hope that the special bipartisan committee charged with finding a way to cut the federal deficit can reach an agreement now that some Republicans have softened their no-tax stance. And the most optimistic among us, which varies depending on the latest reports from Capitol Hill, still cling to the dream that Congress eventually