Alongside a sweeping infrastructure plan, U.S. President Joe Biden is proposing an overhaul of the corporate tax system that would finance increased spending and seek to discourage the practices of offshoring by increasing the minimum tax on U.S. corporations.
According to the summary released by White House ahead of Biden’s speech later today, the plan seeks to:
Most if not all of these proposals would need to be approved by Congress.
A keyword search of the proposal’s “Fact Sheet” found no mention of the words “crypto,” “bitcoin” or “digital assets.
The fact sheet signals proposals regarding high earning/high net worth individuals may be coming soon: “The President looks forward to working with Congress, and will be putting forward additional ideas in the coming weeks for reforming our tax code so that it rewards work and not wealth, and makes sure the highest income individuals pay their fair share.” (Emphasis added.)
First published on: Coindesk