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US Corporate Taxes

Obama Scores Big Win Against Tax-Dodging Deals

Reuters | Ben Hirschler | Posted 10.16.2014 | Business

LONDON, Oct 16 (Reuters) - U.S. drugmaker AbbVie has pulled the plug on its plan to buy Dublin-based Shire , recommending shareholders vote against th...

A Sour Apple

Robert A.G. Monks | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics
Robert A.G. Monks

Globalization has had many effects, but one of the greatest seems to be that corporations now have so many "homes" that they pick and choose the locations that offer them the best regulatory and tax breaks.

The U.S. Is Number One, But Maybe Not Where You'd Think

Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

Tuesday's "Fact of the Day" runs down some stats on the U.S. federal corporate income tax rate, the highest in the world. Face the Facts USA is...

Senator On Corporate Tax Rate: 'This Isn't An April Fool's Day Joke'

Reuters | Posted 05.30.2012 | Business

* Japan's corporate tax rate dropping to 38.01 pct on Sunday * Combined U.S. 39.2 pct rate will be developed world's highest ...

Corporate Tax Rate Hits Ten-Year Low

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.05.2012 | Business

Nobody likes tax time. But for many companies, that annual burden is getting a lot lighter. Corporations are enjoying not only record profits, but ...

WATCH: Some Billionaires Paying Less Than One Percent In Taxes

Posted 11.19.2011 | Business

Despite making more than a billion dollars, some of the nation's super rich manage to pay an extremely low tax rate. The top 400 earners in the U....

U.S. Corporations Fight Congress, White House Over Tax Havens

Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

By Kevin Drawbaugh WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- Large U.S. corporations are pressuring Congress and the White House to exempt overseas corporate pro...

America Is GE's Tax Haven

Reuters | David Cay Johnston | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business

Washington politicians say high corporate tax rates are driving U.S. companies to invest offshore where tax rates are lower. But that is not General E...

U.S. Corporations Pay Average Amounts Of Taxes Despite High Rates

The New York Times | DAVID KOCIENIEWSKI | Posted 07.03.2011 | Business

The United States may soon wind up with a distinction that makes business leaders cringe — the highest corporate tax rate in the world. ...

U.S. Companies Saving Billions With Tax Schemes With Names Like 'The Deadly D'

Bloomberg | Jesse Drucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

What nobody's saying publicly is that U.S. multinationals are already finding legal ways to avoid that tax. Over the years, they've brought cash home,...