M&A Opportunities Abound — If Companies Lower Their Bar
While there are reasons why M&A activity is low this year, high hurdle rates cause companies to bypass potentially valuable deals.
CF Scraps $8B Deal Due to New Inversion Rules
The fertilizer company says the U.S. crackdown on tax inversions had reduced the benefits of its proposed merger with OCI NV.
Delphi Escapes U.S. Taxes on Worldwide Profits
The IRS Office of Appeals found that the automotive supplier should not be treated as a domestic corporation for U.S. federal income tax purposes.
Coalition Urges Treasury to Rein In Corporate Inversions
The Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency Coalition decries a potential erosion of the corporate tax base.
Socially Responsible Companies Pay Lower Taxes
A new study debunks the common notion that companies with high CSR ratings do not practice aggressive tax avoidance.
Finance Chief Tells Why Lexmark Bought Kofax
Although Lexmark took a routine look at an inversion, boosting operating margins was much more important, the acquirer's CFO says.
Obama Wants to Tap Overseas Earnings
A one-time 14% tax on $2.1 trillion in profits corporations earned overseas would be used to repair the nation's infrastructure.