Corporate inversion rules go back on the table

Apr 21, 2017
President Trump signed an order directing a review of all tax regulations that might unduly burden U.S. corporations. That could lead to a rollback of an Obama order that sought to limit corporate inversions — when a U.S. company moves…

Jack Lew talks inversions, trade and MetLife's too-big-to-fail status

Apr 11, 2016
The Treasury Secretary also made his case for the U.S. leading the global economy.
 U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew testifies at a hearing before the House Foreign Affairs Committee July 28, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
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Full interview: Treasury Secretary Jack Lew

Apr 11, 2016
We went to the treasury to talk inversions, MetLife, America's place in the global economy and — of course — the $10 bill.
U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew testifies during a hearing before the Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee March 8, 2016 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. 
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Weekly Wrap: Black Friday as an economic indicator

Nov 27, 2015
Let's wrap up this holiday week in business and economic news.

Corporate inversions: back from the dead

May 4, 2015
If you thought Congress put an end to corporate inversions, think again
Democratic lawmakers held a news conference to announce legislation to tighten restrictions on corporate tax inversions, making it more difficult for American companies to lower their U.S. taxation by combining with a smaller foreign business and moving their tax address overseas.
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Rethinking a corporate inversion

Oct 15, 2014
Pharmaceutical company AbbVie says it will reconsider a merger in light of new tax regulations.

Making the inversion game harder to play

Sep 23, 2014
Washington wants to put the brakes on U.S. companies that skirt taxes by merging with foreign companies.

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An unconventional solution to tax reform

Sep 23, 2014
Stan Collender on repealing federal corporate income tax.

The U.S. Treasury takes steps to stop tax inversions

Sep 23, 2014
The new rules eliminates some of the financial benefits of heading overseas.
An illuminated Burger King sign is seen on August 25, 2014 in Washington, DC. Fast-food chain Burger King plans to buy Canadian chain Tim Hortons in an acquisition that will make it the world's third largest in the fast-food sector. As part of the deal, Burger King will move its headquarters to Canada where the company would benefit from Canada's more favorable tax code.
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Inversions can hit small investors with a big tax bill

Aug 25, 2014
When companies move abroad, some shareholders must pay for a big capital gain.