Category Archives: Taxes

Squaring Corporate Tax Responsibility With Social Responsibility

We learned last week that documents were leaked revealing that thirty-five major U.S. companies engaged in tax-reducing strategies involving use of complex financial structures in Luxembourg. Among the companies are big-league names like Disney and Koch Industries. The release of … Continue reading

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Is Burger King To Be Next Big Tax Inversion?

Burger King announced that it is in talks to acquire a Canadian coffee-and donut chain, Tim Hortons, Inc. The deal is planned to be structured as a tax inversion, allowing Burger King to save U.S. taxes on its foreign profits. … Continue reading

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Walgreens Makes A Responsible Decision On Tax Inversion

After months of contemplation, Walgreens announced that it will complete acquisition of the balance of Boots—a large UK drugstore chain—which it does not already own. Making this acquisition positions Walgreens to move its headquarters overseas, and make a tax inversion … Continue reading

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Tax Inversions and Responsible Business Decisions

Tax inversions have become a topic of heated discussion. Fortune magazine recently featured a cover story boiling over with indignation. Its title: “Positively Un-American: Bigtime Companies Are Moving Their ‘Headquarters’ Overseas To Dodge Billions in Taxes…That Means The Rest Of … Continue reading

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