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Offshore Shell Games 2015: The Use of Offshore Tax Havens by Fortune 500 Companies

U.S.-based multinational corporations are allowed to play by a different set of rules than small and domestic businesses or individuals when it comes to the tax code. Rather than paying their fair share, many multinational corporations use accounting tricks to pretend for tax purposes that a substantial portion of their… – Continue reading

72% of Fortune 500 Used Foreign Tax Havens

Nearly three-quarters of Fortune 500 companies booked their profits to tax havens last year, with just 30 companies accounting for 62 percent of earnings stashed offshore, according to a new report. The report, “Offshore Shell Games,” released Tuesday by the U.S. PIRG Education Fund and Citizens for Tax Justice, found… – Continue reading

OSPIRG: Nike uses offshore tax havens

72% of Fortune 500 companies have offshore subsidiaries PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — More than 72% of Fortune 500 companies have subsidiaries in offshore tax havens to take advantage of tax loopholes, a new study by the Oregon State Public Interest Research Group showed. Oregon-based companies in the Fortune 500 are… – Continue reading