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Corporate Tax Avoidance

Leaked Docs Expose More Than 340 Companies' Tax Schemes In Luxembourg

ICIJ | Leslie Wayne, Kelly Carr, Marina Walker Guevara, Mar Cabra and Michael Hudson | Posted 11.05.2014 | Business

Landlocked European duchy a “magical fairyland” for brand-name corporations seeking to make tax bills disappear

Turns Out Ditching America To Dodge Taxes Isn't Always Great For Business

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 09.10.2014 | Business

We've been doing it wrong. Instead of trying to shame American companies into not buying foreign companies to avoid taxes, we should tell them it's ba...

The Increasing Irrelevance of Corporate Nationality

Robert Reich | Posted 09.27.2014 | Business
Robert Reich

Who's us? Who's them? Increasingly, corporate nationality is whatever a corporation decides it is. So instead of worrying about who's American and who's not, here's a better idea: Create incentives for any global company to do what we'd like it to do in the United States.

United States Big Business: Acting Local. Paying Global

Frank Islam | Posted 09.17.2014 | Business
Frank Islam

There's only one problem, as Walgreens has shown over the past few weeks, this faux patriotism is more about profits than dedication to country.

Yes, Allan Sloan: All Companies Hate All Taxes, And No They Have No Conscience

Martin Luz | Posted 09.07.2014 | Business
Martin Luz

Nations must have larger interests at heart than the narrow arbitrage interests of corporations that act like economic pirates. You can pay the ransom, but they'll still make you walk the plank

Democrats Take Aim At Corporate Tax Dodges

Reuters | Posted 07.20.2014 | Politics

By Kevin Drawbaugh and Patrick Temple-West WASHINGTON, May 20 (Reuters) - Taking aim against corporate tax avoidance, 14 Senate Democr...

Google Paid How Much In Overseas Taxes?!

Reuters | Posted 11.30.2013 | Business

(Corrects sales to UK customers to $4.9 billion, not $5.5 billion, in first paragraph) By Tom Bergin LONDON, Sept 30 (R...

Whole Foods CEO On Using Tax Havens: 'We Would If We Could'

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 07.02.2013 | Business

Whole Foods isn’t really in a position to avoid taxes, but the company would if it could, according to its CEO. The grocery store chain doesn’...

Mark Gongloff

The 1 Chart That Reveals Just How Grossly Unfair The U.S. Tax System Has Become

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.23.2013 | Business

Apple CEO Tim Cook waved a magic wand in front of America on Tuesday, vanishing our outrage over how shamelessly companies avoid paying taxes, leaving...

Senator Hurls Damning Accusations Against Big Banks

Posted 02.27.2013 | Business

One senator is accusing Wall Street banks of setting up offshore subsidiaries to avoid paying U.S. taxes. In a statement on the Senate floor Wedne...

Crackdown Looming For Tax Avoiding Companies

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2013 | Business

By Leigh Thomas PARIS, Feb 12 (Reuters) - A sweeping overhaul of international corporate tax rules is urgently needed to stop savvy b...

Super-Rich Tax Avoidance On The Rise

The Cagle Post | Paul Bucheit | Posted 01.07.2013 | Business

From The Cagle Post: Three trillion dollars a year. That's how much the wealthiest Americans avoid through the system of subsidies and schemes and swe...

Pressure Mounting On eBay, Ikea

Posted 10.22.2012 | Business

Avoiding taxes is all the rage these days, especially among major companies. Ikea and eBay are two of the latest to face scrutiny over accusations...

Facebook Getting A Huge Tax Break, Despite Big Profits: Report

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.13.2012 | Business

Facebook's recent decision to go public may be a boon for the company in more ways than one. Facebook is structuring its initial public offering i...

State Income Tax Avoided By 68 Large Profitable U.S. Companies In Recent Years: Study

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 12.07.2011 | Business

Large U.S. corporations are not only figuring out ways to avoid federal income taxes, but taxes at the state level too. Of the country's most consi...

S&P Says Microsoft More Creditworthy Than U.S. Government

David Morris | Posted 10.16.2011 | Business
David Morris

U.S. corporations have come to believe their fates are no longer inextricably tied up with the fate of their country's economy. They're sorely mistaken, and we're all suffering from the consequences of their delusion.

How Companies Dodge $60 Billion in Taxes Even The Tea Party Condemns

Bloomberg News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

May 14 (Bloomberg) -- Tyler Hurst swiped his debit card at a Walgreens pharmacy in central Phoenix and kicked off an international odyssey of corporat...