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.
Big Data Firms IHS and Markit Announce Merger
IHS believes the deal to acquire U.K.-based Markit won't be affected by U.S. anti-tax inversion rules.
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.
Territorial Tax Reform Won’t Curb Inversions: Study
Rather than installing a territorial tax system, the federal government should change U.S. securities rules, a law professor contends.
Lower Tax Rate Won’t Stop Inversion Deals
Will fewer companies flee the United States if the statutory tax rate is lowered? Not necessarily, finds a Reuters analysis.
Board Members Favor Legislation on Inversions
A significant number of directors also think Congress should tackle broad-based tax reform at the same time.
New Inversion Rules Don’t Deter $1.9B Steris Deal
Medical equipment manufacturer expects to lower its effective tax rate by about six percentage points by moving its tax domicile to the United Kingdom.
Treasury Keeps Up Rhetoric on Tax Inversions
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says he is close to a decision on how to prevent firms from "effectively renouncing their citizenship."
Burger King May Join the Tax Inversion Party
If the deal to buy Tim Hortons goes through, the fast-food franchisor will relocate to Canada.