John Feehery: Speaking Engagements

Archive for the ‘taxes’ Category


  • The Gordian Knot of Tax Reform

    Posted on May 1, 2015

    Our federal tax code is one big Gordian knot. It has so many rules and loopholes and deductions that its complexity strangles the growth of the American economy and causes...

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  • SGR Down. Corporate Tax Reform Next?

    Posted on March 26, 2015

    (This originally appeared in the Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank) If Congress can solve a problem like Medicare’s “doc fix,” lawmakers should be able to address a corporate tax rate that...

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  • Corporate Taxes Are Too Damn High

    Posted on March 20, 2015

    Our corporate tax rate reminds me of New York political figure Jimmy McMillan. He famously founded the “Rent is Too Damn High” party and ran for Mayor on the platform...

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  • Tax Reform and Ireland

    Posted on February 5, 2015

    I had lunch yesterday with several friends who work closely with the government of Ireland, and the subject turned to the coming elections over there. Like in the UK, you...

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  • Obama Backtracks From Plan to Tax ’529′ College Savings Accounts

    Posted on January 28, 2015

    (This originally appeared in the Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank) The quick demise of the White House plan to tax college savings accounts, also known as 529 plans, underscores what a flawed...

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