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Regulations & Taxes

State influence is one of the most important environmental factors for a company. Tax rates and laws play an important role in choosing a business’s location, for instance. Peruse these summaries for an insight into the relationship between corporations and governments.

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Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits!
Book
 

Greg Crabtree and Beverly Blair Harzog

Greenleaf Book Group, 2011

(9)

How to Rob a Bank (from the Inside, That Is)
Video

William Black

TED Conferences LLC, 2013

(8)

The Housing Boom and Bust
Book
 

Thomas Sowell

Basic Books, 2009

(8)

Winning the Influence Game
Book

Michael Watkins et al.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2001

(7)

The Knockoff Economy
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Kal Raustiala and Christopher Sprigman

Oxford UP, 2012

(8)

Be Your Own Lobbyist
Book
 

Amy Handlin

Praeger, 2010

(8)

Fooling Some of the People All of the Time
Book
 

David Einhorn

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2008

(8)

Toward a Run-Free Financial System
Report

John H. Cochrane

University of Chicago Booth School of Business, 2014

(7)

Freedom Without Borders
Book
 

Hoyt L. Barber

Praeger, 2011

(5)

The Subprime Solution
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Robert J. Shiller

Princeton UP, 2008

(9)

What Every Investor Needs to Know About Accounting Fraud
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Jeff Madura

McGraw-Hill, 2004

(8)

Bull by the Horns
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Sheila Bair

Free Press, 2012

(8)

What Is Sarbanes-Oxley?
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Guy P. Lander

McGraw-Hill, 2004

(7)

Manager's Guide to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
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Scott Green

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2004

(9)

Reforming U.S. Financial Markets
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Randall S. Kroszner and Robert J. Shiller

MIT Press, 2011

(7)

The Compensation Committee Handbook
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James F. Reda et al.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2007

(7)

How to Read a Financial Report
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John A. Tracy

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2004

(8)

Government Guarantees and Bank Risk Taking Incentives
Report

Markus Fischer et al.

CESifo Group Munich , 2014

(7)

Make It In America
Book

Andrew N. Liveris

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2011

(8)

The ValueReporting Revolution
Book

Robert G. Eccles et al.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2001

(9)

How to Fix Copyright
Book

William Patry

Oxford UP, 2012

(7)

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Regulations & Taxes

The subject of regulation and taxes cuts a wide swath across the business landscape, making this category one of the most diversified in getAbstract’s vast library of summaries. Governmental regulations and tax policies, whether federal, state or local, strongly influence the manner in which companies conduct business. getAbstract covers the gamut in helping you understand the repercussions and nuances of regulations and taxes on your financial standing. Regulations and taxes always seem to be a controversial topic in political circles. Conservatives typically believe that governmental regulations inhibit the growth of business and stifle entrepreneurial ventures while liberals insist that taxes and similar initiatives promote corporate development and help create jobs; you’ll find plenty of support for both sides in our library.

Widespread Effects

Summaries in this category cover critical economic issues such as manufacturing and housing in the U.S., and copyright and patent laws that figure prominently in the global business market. The range of material we offer illustrates the far-reaching consequences of regulations and taxes – perhaps in areas you may not have considered. You’ll discover how both private citizens and companies move their assets to foreign countries to take advantage of favorable tax laws. You’ll learn ways to reduce expenses and prop up your bottom line during challenging times. You’ll find out how companies lobby for their interests and strategies you can employ to influence governmental policy-making. It’s not always easy to understand regulations and taxes, but having getAbstract as a reliable learning partner ensures that your awareness will increase and that you’ll be better equipped to deal with critical financial issues.