Treasury Announces Actions to Stem Inversions

Following much anticipation, the Treasury has released a Fact Sheet on corporate inversions, spelling out specific regulatory steps intended to make it more costly and more difficult for U.S. companies to effect a corporate inversion. While Treasury Secretary Lew had urged Congress to enact legislation, Congress adjourned without action, and now the Treasury has stepped…

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Internet Tax Freedom Act Temporarily Extended

The continuing resolution passed by Congress this week will push the expiration date for the Internet Tax Freedom Act (“ITFA”) back to December 11.  It was set to expire on November 1. There appears to be broad Congressional support for continuing the ITFA, which bans federal, state and local governments from taxing Internet access charges,…

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Celebrating 50 Years and an Extraordinary Journey

I can’t believe 2014 marks the 50 year anniversary of the TechAmerica Foundation Vision Forecast Conference! It’s been an extraordinary journey, one that the original founders would be proud to witness. Vision started off as a small endeavor—one that involved 30 to 40 people who examined only a few departments and agencies.  Today, it has…

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Corporate Tax Reform Stalled, Inversions Rev Up

When Congress returns next week, many of the same familiar tax issues (tax extenders, Marketplace Fairness Act, Internet Tax Freedom Act) will be waiting – not to mention the new growing concern over how to address corporate tax inversions. While there have been ongoing Congressional discussions of corporate tax reform and the need to lower…

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From the Archives

  • Recognizing Innovation from Industry and Government

    On June 15, 2011, TechAmerica Foundation hosted its Ninth Annual Technology and Government Dinner at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington DC. The dinner continues to serve as the premier Washington, DC technology networking event bringing hundreds of tech industry, congressional, and government leaders together at one venue to celebrate the partnership between industry and…