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Close loopholes that let U.S. firms avoid taxes by using inversions
Close loopholes that let U.S. firms avoid taxes by using inversions

It's both endearing and infuriating to watch American corporate executives wring their hands about how the injustices of the U.S. tax code are forcing them — forcing them! — to reincorporate overseas through the procedure known as inversion. Endearing, because one wants to sympathize with the pain felt by a homegrown CEO having to move a homegrown American company's headquarters to Ireland, Switzerland or some other foreign clime, just to remain competitive. Infuriating, because they're so full of it. Here, for example, is Heather Bresch, chief executive of the generic drug maker Mylan (and daughter of Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.V.), telling the New York...

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