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Oil, gas tax deferrals bolster cash flow, benefit economy, observers say


  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Oil and natural gas companies are able to legally defer billions of dollars in tax payments as their increased capital expenditures in drilling protect their income from taxation, experts say. Energy … Read More

Democrats push for restoration of Superfund tax


  • Hill, The

Senate Democrats are pushing a "polluter pays" bill that would reinstate the Superfund tax, making companies responsible for paying for cleanup operations relating to their activities. "This bill corr… Read More