C-SPAN’s Washington Journal: Anna Massoglia on Foreign Spending on Lobbying in the U.S.

Campaign Finance, Policy

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Grateful for the opportunity to go on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal to talk about OpenSecrets.org’s research on foreign influence and lobbying in the United States.

Anna Massoglia on Foreign Spending on Lobbying in the U.S.

Foreign interests have spent over $530 million influencing US policy and public opinion since 2017

Campaign Finance, Civic Tech, Policy, Public Opinion, Technology

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Absolutely thrilled to launch the Center for Responsive Politics’ new and improved Foreign Lobby Watch database, with filterable full-text search of FARA disclosures plus searchable data on spending by country, lobbying, foreign agents, and lobbyists.

Check out our Findings on OpenSecrets:

Foreign interests have spent over $530 million influencing US policy, public opinion since 2017

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s resignation sparks dark money campaigns from both sides of the aisle

Campaign Finance, Law, Policy

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My first news article back at the Center for Responsive politics is about ad campaigns announced by both liberal and conservative “dark money” groups spending on Trump’s pick to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy on SCOTUS. Check it out on OpenSecrets:

Cryptocurrency Payroll: A Multinational Tax and Labor Law Comparison

Law, Tax Law, Technology

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Excited for the release of our latest strategic white paper, which examines approaches to key payroll compliance issues related to cryptocurrency or digital currency in more than 20 countries that have begun to explore the treatment of digital currencies for tax and wage payment purposes.

Cryptocurrency Payroll: A Multinational Tax and Labor Law Comparison

 

Countries Around World Implement Payroll-Related Changes

Policy, Tax Law

Our preview of 2018 international payroll changes around the world from tax reform to BEPs & new technologies is now available beyond the paywall on Bloomberg BNA, white paper forthcoming:

Countries Around World Implement Payroll-Related Changes

Iceland’s Equal Pay Law Requires Employer Payroll Certification

Law, Policy
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There’s a lot of misinformation floating around about Iceland’s new equal pay law, so we dug into what the law actually requires. My new analysis on Bloomberg BNA separates the fact from the fiction:

U.S. Tax Reform Bill Includes Numerous Payroll Changes

Tax Law

House GOP Hold News Conference After Tax Reform Retreat

My new Bloomberg Tax analysis of payroll provisions in the Tax Cuts and Job Act examines changes to income tax rates, the supplemental wage withholding rate, deductions, and international payroll aspects of the tax bill:

U.S. Tax Reform Bill Includes Numerous Payroll Changes