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

William Black

TED Conferences LLC, 2013

(8)

Be Your Own Lobbyist
Book
 

Amy Handlin

Praeger, 2010

(8)

Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits!
Book
 

Greg Crabtree and Beverly Blair Harzog

Greenleaf Book Group, 2011

(9)

Bull by the Horns
Book
 

Sheila Bair

Free Press, 2012

(8)

Fooling Some of the People All of the Time
Book
 

David Einhorn

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2008

(8)

Protecting Your Company's Intellectual Property
Book
 

Deborah E. Bouchoux

AMACOM, 2001

(8)

Knockoff
Book
 

Tim Phillips

Kogan Page, 2005

(8)

How to Read a Financial Report
Book
 

John A. Tracy

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2004

(8)

The Subprime Solution
Book
 

Robert J. Shiller

Princeton UP, 2008

(9)

Lessons from Deregulation
Book
 

Alfred E. Kahn

Brookings Institution Press, 2004

(6)

A Call for Judgment
Book
 

Amar Bhidé

Oxford UP, 2010

(8)

Preventing Identity Theft in Your Business
Book
 

Judith M. Collins

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005

(7)

The Knockoff Economy
Book
 

Kal Raustiala and Christopher Sprigman

Oxford UP, 2012

(8)

After the Music Stopped
Book
 

Alan S. Blinder

Penguin Press, 2013

(9)

Cut Costs Not Corners
Book
 

Colin Barrow

Kogan Page, 2010

(7)

Freedom Without Borders
Book
 

Hoyt L. Barber

Praeger, 2011

(5)

The Compensation Committee Handbook
Book
 

James F. Reda et al.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2007

(7)

White House Burning
Book
 

Simon Johnson and James Kwak

Pantheon Books, 2012

(8)

The Housing Boom and Bust
Book
 

Thomas Sowell

Basic Books, 2009

(8)

Permissionless Innovation
Report

Adam Thierer

Mercatus Center, 2014

(8)

What Is Sarbanes-Oxley?
Book

Guy P. Lander

McGraw-Hill, 2004

(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.