Corporate inversion is a legal strategy and is not considered tax evasion as long as it does not involve misrepresenting information on a tax return or undertaking illegal activities to hide profits however, there has been controversy surrounding the ethics of the companies that opt for corporate inversions.
We take a look at the history of inversions, legislative and regulatory responses, and what really needs to be done. Corporate inversion costs the country billions more inversions in recent years have saved the average company tens of millions of dollars, according to a new report.
The latest economic controversy is something called corporate “inversions” they occur when a us domiciled corporation buys or merges with a foreign entity and moves their official headquarters out of the us. Tax inversion, or corporate inversion, is the practice of relocating a corporation's legal domicile to a lower-tax country, while retaining its material operations (including management, functional headquarters and majority shareholders) in its higher-tax country of origin.
The latest economic controversy is something called corporate “inversions” they occur when a us domiciled corporation buys or merges with a foreign entity and moves their official.
Congress of the united states congressional budget office cbo september 2017 an analysis of corporate inversions ©songquan deng/shutterstockcom.
Bret wells of the university of houston law center argues for tax reform in a 2012 article, “cant and the inconvenient truth about corporate inversions” a paper by university of utah law professor cathy hwang on the history of corporate inversions.