U.S. Firms Dodge Billions in Taxes by Moving Profits Overseas

As America struggles with record deficits, tax dodgers apparently are taking billions of dollars out of the country. A new report from the business giant Bloomberg News finds hundreds of companies skirting $60 billion in taxes, and the practice is completely legal. Thirty million prescriptions were filed last year for the anti-depressant Lexapro, made by the U.S. pharmaceutical company Forest Labs. According to a story in Friday's Bloomberg Businessweek, most of the profits from that drug...Full Story
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