Reform tax code Danny Westneat’s column regarding American companies not paying their fair share of income taxes overlooks two important reasons [“Europe calls out tax schemes,” NWWednesday, Aug. 27]. The first is human nature, as all Americans will try to avoid having to pay taxes. The second is that no federal legislation is forthcoming to…More
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Government spending not the answer As a retired businessman, it is hard for me to understand why letter-writer Timothy Walsh doesn’t realize capitalism, entrepreneurship, profits and retained earnings are the source of capital investment, hiring, profit-sharing with employees, paying dividends to stockholders and paying taxes. [“Northwest Voices: The jobs bandwagon,” Opinion, Aug. 7.] By reducing corporate…More