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Chairman Tiberi Announces Hearing on Tax Reform and Foreign Investment in the United States

Jun 23, 2011

Focus Of The Hearing:
The hearing will focus on the important role that FDI plays in expanding the U.S. economy and creating jobs for American workers. The hearing will explore the tax environment facing foreign investors and foreign-headquartered businesses investing or operating in the United States.  It also will examine a number of tax provisions applicable to inbound activity, including (but not limited to) the U.S. corporate tax rate, foreign investment in real property, and the earnings stripping rules of Code section 163(j).


Hearing Advisory:
Chairman Tiberi Announces Hearing on Tax Reform and Foreign Investment in the United States


Witness List And Testimony:

PANEL 1:

Nancy L. McLernon
President & Chief Executive Officer, Organization for International Investment
Testimony (Truth in Testimony)

Alexander Spitzer
Senior Vice President – Taxes, Nestle Holdings, Inc.
Testimony (Truth in Testimony)

Claude Draillard
Chief Financial Officer, Dassault Falcon Jet Corporation
Testimony (Truth in Testimony)

Jeffrey DeBoer
President & Chief Executive Officer, The Real Estate Roundtable
Testimony  (Truth in Testimony)

PANEL 2: 
                   

Gary Hufbauer
Reginald Jones Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony (Truth in Testimony)

Robert Stricof
Tax Partner, Deloitte Tax LLP
Testimony (
Truth in Testimony)

Bret Wells
Assistant Professor of Law, University of Houston Law Center
Testimony (Truth in Testimony)


TRANSCRIPT


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