Will Burger King's tax inversion deal sink Obama's Antonio Weiss nomination? New report says BK could dodge up to $1.2 billion in U.S. taxes, and inversions are toxic these days.
Burger King is still preparing to abandon the U.S. as its home country. How does a burger company get flipped like this and who gets rich when it happens?
Police reportedly arrested 19 workers who sat down in the street — and refused to move — outside the bustling McDonald's at New York's Times Square.
Burger King may be forced to learn the lesson England’s George III was taught in 1776: Americans bend the knee to no foreign monarch, even if he offers chicken fries on the side.
Who would have guessed that all it took for the pundits on Fox's The Five to fall in love with Warren Buffett was for him to have appeared to have changed his stance on U.S. tax rates?
CNN, The Lead with Jake Tapper, Aug. 26, 2014. Sen. Bernie Sanders explains to host Jake Tapper why they have not passed any legislation in the Senate that would do something to close the a loophole in the tax code known as corporate inversion.
Jake Tapper had Fortune's Dan Primack on to discuss the mega merger where Burger King would buy Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons but move their headquarters from Miami to north of border, for reduced tax purposes. Tapper apparently doesn't think much of the coffee, slagging it a couple of times, saying it tastes "like a milkshake."
Sen. Bernie Sanders was back at it, going after the likes of "welfare recipient" Walmart and arguing once again for the minimum wage to be raised in the United States. Sanders appeared on this Tuesday's The Situation Room on CNN and proceeded to make mincemeat of his fellow guest on the show, former Director of the Congressional Budget Office and McCain economic advisor, Douglas Holtz-Eakin.
After a Black Friday action at Wal-Mart, NYC fast-food workers walk out, challenging a nearly union-free industry
Fast food companies are dodging billions of dollars in taxes by registering their products as "intellectual property" and by diverting profits offshore. So the next time you're biting into a Big Whopper, know that you're making their
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