Tag: ‘Bain Capital’

The very unRepublican Small Business Tax Cut

By :: April 24th, 2012

My Tax Policy Center colleague Eric Toder and I are mystified by how unRepublican the House GOP’s Small Business Tax Cut Act really is. Sure, cutting taxes for businesses and high-income individuals is very much part of the Republican playbook these days. But the mechanics of this one seem to fly in the face of […]

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Carlyle, Bain Capital, and the Tax Treatment of “The Carry”

By :: January 12th, 2012

The on-again, off-again battle over how to tax the compensation of private equity managers may be on again, thanks to the confluence of two seemingly unrelated events. The first is the controversy over the role of Bain Capital, the investment partnership whose founders included Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney. The second is the disclosure by […]

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