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Senators urge Burger King not to move to lower-tax Canada
Senators urge Burger King not to move to lower-tax Canada

Five senators on Thursday urged Burger King Worldwide Inc. not to move to lower-tax Canada, accusing the company of trying to avoid paying its fair share for roads and other public services it receives in the United States. The letter, organized by Sen. Richard Durbin (D-Ill.), was intended to increase pressure on Miami-based Burger King to keep its corporate headquarters in the U.S. and to highlight the off-shore tax-shifting practice known as inversion that President Obama and many Democrats want to limit. "We believe you will find that turning your back on your loyal, U.S. taxpaying customers by renouncing your corporate citizenship is not in the best interest of Burger King or...

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