Tag: corporate tax

Apple Gives in to UK Demands, Agrees to Pay Huge Tax Bill

The ongoing battle between Apple and the UK over unpaid taxes appears to finally be coming to a head. The tech giant announced recently that it has agreed to pay the UK £137 million ($185 million) in extra taxes.  Part

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Making the Most of Corporate Tax Reform

Although nothing major has happened yet, rest assured that corporate tax reform is on the way. The Trump administration has made big promises and at some point they are coming. So far, the president has proposed reducing the corporate tax

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Will New Corporate Tax Plans Hurt the U.S. in the End?

The winds of change are blowing when it comes to taxes and corporate taxes are no exception. President Trump and the House are both ready to lower the corporate tax rate in an effort to create a more business friendly

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U.S. Treasury Making Push to Keep More Corporate Taxes Home

For any company considering a tax inversion, the latest news form the U.S. Treasury will likely make it reconsider. Tax inversions, which are used by American companies to reduce their tax bill, occur when a company acquires or opens a

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How Much Are Fortune 500 Companies Saving in Taxes?

It’s a well-known fact that many of the richest companies in America have become so financially successful thanks in large part to the tax-savings methods they employ, not the least of which is keeping large amounts of income overseas. These

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Study Shows Benefit of Lower Corporate Taxes

Raise taxes on big business! That’s the cry of democratic lawmakers. Democrats argue that keeping the corporate tax rate high will help increase income for workers. While it’s true that wages have basically remained stagnant over the last decade, and

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Apple Not Ready to Bring Foreign Income Back to U.S. Anytime Soon

Despite all the wonderful products and groundbreaking technologies Apple has been responsible for over the years, the tech giant is certainly no stranger to criticism. That criticism comes in many forms, including from competitors and those who prefer competitors’ products.

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Tax-Free Spinoffs Could Be Much Tougher Under Proposed New Rules

Many U.S. companies take advantage of lower foreign taxes by creating tax-free spinoffs of their parent companies. It’s a great and legal way to lower their corporate tax bills. However, some lawmakers have long pressed for changes to these rules

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How Each Presidential Candidate Plans to Handle Corporate Taxes

If you follow this blog then you know that corporate taxes are a regular topic discussed in this space. A couple weeks ago we shared some comments from Disney Chief Bob Iger regarding the country’s corporate tax policies. This is

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Disney and the Not-So-Wonderful World of Taxes

Disneyland is often referred to as the happiest place on earth, but according to the Disney Company’s CEO, Robert Iger, the U.S. tax system and policies are putting a real damper on all the fun. According to a recent report

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