VAT news tagged as "Ted Cruz"

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US VAT dead for 10 years?

May 4th, 2016

Does the news from the US this morning means no VAT in the US for at least 10 years? Presidential candidate, Ted Cruz, has dropped out of the US Republican Nomination race. He was the only remaining candidate to be seriously proposing a VAT-like tax for the US. Although his version was not as close to …


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US Ted Cruz’s “VAT”

February 19th, 2016

As Ted Cruz emerges as one of the leaders in the Republican Presidential Nomination race, his radical tax proposals are coming under scrutiny. These seek to unblock the log jam around US tax reform which has made little progress since the last major changes in the 1980’s. Simplifying US tax The Texan Senator’s tax package looks …