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Burger King boycott: How long can you stick to sticking it to BK?
Burger King boycott: How long can you stick to sticking it to BK?

So, Burger King’s bugging out on the United States of America. Henceforth, Burger King Worldwide Inc. will be a Canadian company; the fast-food King is taking up official residence in a country with a queen. The company headquartered in Miami will have to swap Grey Goose oceanfront cocktails for Canada Goose-brand winter coats. Burger King’s executive chairman, Alex Behring, protests that this is "not a tax-driven deal," like other tax inversion businesses decamping from these shores — companies President Obama has called “corporate deserters.” Burger King's overall effective tax rate last year was 27.5%, while the effective tax rate of...

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