Tim Cook testifies before a Senate panel proposing tax changes that would overhaul the corporate tax code, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers & Jon Fortt. And, Carly Fiorina, former HP chairman & CEO; and William George, Harvard Business School professor, discuss what this means for Apple and other corporations.» Read More
Tim Cook testifies before a Senate panel proposing tax changes that would overhaul the corporate tax code, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers & Jon Fortt. And, Carly Fiorina, former HP chairman & CEO; and William George, Harvard Business School professor, discuss what this means for Apple and other corporations.
David Walker, Comeback America Initiative, explains his plan to reform the nation's tax code which would put the top rate at 25% and broaden the base.
Tim Cook plans to propose tax changes that encourages firms to bring home more of their offshore funds, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
The White House said its counsel was told on April 24 about the preliminary findings of an IRS audit that showed IRS employees targeting conservative groups for extra scrutiny.
U.S. lawmakers are getting ready for a second week of scrutinizing the circumstances surrounding the IRS targeting of conservative groups, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
Narayana Kocherlakota of the Minneapolis Fed says the FOMC still has not lowered the "real" interest rate sufficiently, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Congressional Republicans accused leaders of the IRS of lying as they opened the first in a series of hearings about the agency's targeting of conservative groups.
CNBC's Eamon Javers shares highlights from the hearing on the IRS snooping scandal.
Rep. Lloyd Doggett, (D-TX) asked acting IRS Commissioner J. Russell George, if he found the IRS "rotten at the core." And, Rep. Peter Roskam, (R-IL), queried ousted IRS chief Steven Miller whether he had a "duty" to come forward to the Ways and Means Committee with any information he had about the tax investigation before the Hearing. Rep. Mike Thompson, (D-CA), wanted to know the difference between "inappropriate" and "illegal" actions when reviewing tax cases. And, Rep. Jim Gerlach, (R-PA), challenged the assertion that confidential tax information was not shared outside the IRS.
CNBC's Eamon Javers and John Harwood provide insight from the House hearing on the IRS scandal, with ousted IRS chief Steven Miller and acting IRS commissioner J. Russell George.
Rep. Richard Neal, (D-MA), asks ousted IRS chief Steven Miller and acting IRS Commissioner J. Russell George, about the policies of 501(c) (4) tax-exempt status and political groups. Also, Rep. Pat Tiberi, (R-OH), wants to know why an educational group and book club was targeted by the IRS. "Foolish mistakes were made," said Rep. Xavier Becerra, (D-CA). And, Rep. Dave Reichert, (R-WA), wants to know whether groups were "treated differently" because of their political affiliations.
Rep. Charles Rangel, (D-NY), asks ousted IRS chief Steven Miller and acting IRS Commissioner J. Russell George, who was responsible for the tax scrutiny, and whether the tax law is written for "abuse." And, Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-MI), asks Steve Miller if he is misleading the Committee because he knew in previous testimony targeting was taking place. And, Rep. Jim McDermott, (D-WA), distinguished the difference between "stupid mistakes" and "malicious mistakes." Also, Rep. Devin Nunes, (R-CA), asks Steven Miller if he is willing to release his personal emails, phone records, and personal schedule from 2010 until his resignation.
Rep. David Camp, (R-MI), asks ousted IRS chief Steven Miller and acting IRS commissioner J. Russell George, when they became aware of the tax scandal and who informed them. Also, Rep. Sander Levin, (D-MI), asks if there was "political motivation" involved in singling out organizations for tax-exempt status. And, Rep. Charles Boustany, (R-LA), asks both witnesses if specific "targeting" was not involved, why it seems one political group was singled out. Rep. Joseph Crowley, (D-NY), points out that Steve Miller was not a political appointee of the IRS; and Rep.Kevin Brady, (R-TX), reveals how a tax audit impacted a small business woman and Tea Party member..
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp tells CNBC ahead of his panel's IRS scandal hearing that he wants to know who "hatched" the plan to target conservative groups.
CNBC's Eamon Javers provides the latest details on a House committee hearing with former acting IRS commissioner Steven Miller.
Rep. Charles Rangel, (D-NY), discusses which questions he wants answered when former acting IRS commissioner Steven Miller testifies later this morning before the House Ways and Means Committee.
Rep. Dave Camp, (R-MI), shares what he wants to hear from former acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller, when he testifies before the House later this morning.
Tim Cook says he'll propose tax changes to encourage firms to bring home more of their offshore funds when he faces congressional queries over Apple's overseas cash holdings.
CNBC's John Harwood wraps up President Obama's comments today on the IRS scandal.
Congress wants answers on why the IRS targeted conservative groups, two senior politicians tell CNBC.