I love this debate. It challenges conventional "wisdom".
Why We Should Eliminate the Corporate Income Tax
OCT 28 2010, 2:16 PM ET 516
"I can practically hear my more leftish readers grinding their teeth as they prepare to unload a wagonful of vitriol, but my objectives here are as much liberal as they are conservative. *The corporate income tax is an extraordinarily clumsy vehicle for the social purposes it is supposed to serve--it doesn't raise that much revenue, and it doesn't necessarily fall most heavily on the rich. *There are better ways to serve its progressive goals, at least as I see them--to reallocate income from capital to labor, and from rich to poor."...
Why I Still Think We Should Eliminate the Corporate Income Tax
FEB 27 2012, 3:09 PM ET 596
One of the first blog posts I ever wrote was on why we should eliminate the corporate income tax. *This is not because I just looooooooove corporations, or wish to put more money into the hands of rich people--on the contrary, I want to pair an elimination of the tax with an end to the special low tax rates for dividends and capital gains, and maybe even an increase in rates for higher brackets if that's necessary to keep the thing revenue neutral. *Which would actually be considerably more progressive than the current system."...
How to Kill the Corporate-Income Tax
By the Editors Jun 19, 2012 4:30 PM MT
"What if we told you there’s a way to make the U.S. tax system fairer, get corporations out of politics, improve our global competitiveness, bring home more than $1 trillion in offshore earnings, increase wages, end the double taxation of company profits and improve returns for many shareholders?
You’d say we were dreaming. But all this could be achieved if Congress would agree to a simple deal: Lower marginal rates, tax long-term capital gains and dividends at the same rate as regular income, and eliminate the corporate-income tax."...