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  Can the GOP take 'yes' for an answer?

Who benefits from Obama's 'grand bargain?'

  Dan Greenhaus, BTIG, provides perspective on President Obama's proposal to lower the corporate tax rate, create jobs for the middle-class, and provide tax cuts for infrastructure spending.

Obama makes last attempt at grand bargain

  The president – who has long insisted that any cut in the corporate tax rate be matched by an overhaul of the individual tax code – is dropping that demand in a last attempt at a grand bargain. The Daily Rundown’s Chuck Todd reports.

Tenneco 2Q net income falls 28 pct on higher taxes

Tenneco topped most revenue expectations for the second-quarter in which earnings were dragged down by a tax rate that essentially doubled. Full story

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Generics cuts 2Q sales, profit for Bristol-Myers

News Summary: Goldman's profit, revenue soar

Ky. property tax rate unchanged for coming year

For U.S. corporate giants, taxes are far below top rate: study

Support grows for U.S. offshore corporate income tax cut: lawmaker

Japan PM Abe aide: Japan needs to cut corporate tax

Analysis: Scrap corporate tax and benefit long term, some conservatives say

Top tax breaks to cost $12 trillion over decade, benefit wealthy: CBO

Top Links: The sound and the fury (and the facts) over Obama’s 18.4% tax rate

New estate tax rules call for new planning tactics

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  Time for Pro-Growth Tax Reform!

America currently has the highest corporate tax rate in the world. Dean Baker, Center for Economic & Policy Research, and Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute, discuss former Obama economic adviser Larry Summers' call for corporate tax reforms.

  Could Congress have an impact on IRS funding?

Top Talkers: An inspector general report on IRS spending for travel and conferences is expected to be released on Tuesday, June 4. A Treasury Dept. review found the IRS spent $50M on conferences, adding to the scrutiny the agency is already feeling from its targeting of conservative groups. The Morn

  Rep. Ryan on High Statutory and 'Leaky' Tax Rate

In the third part of a wide-ranging interview, Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), explains why he wants to change the current variable corporate tax rate so it's fair across the board and encourages companies to bring money back to the United States.

  What Should Corporate Taxes Look Like?

CNBC's Larry Kudlow discusses whether Fed Chairman Bernanke induced fear in the markets on Wednesday, and offers his take on what the American corporate tax rate should look like.

  Apple's Cook Takes on Taxes

Apple won't say what Tim Cook's plan is, but in interviews with other outlets, he is pointing out the current corporate tax rate of 35 percent is too high, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.

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People walk past a shop window with an announcement of discounts going up to 50 percent on goods made in Portugal, in Sintra April 23, 2013. Portugal's government plans to lower company tax rates "significantly" as part of a wider plan of incentives to drag the economy out of its worst recession sin