United States Response For Corporations From Fleeing The U.s. And Integrating Abroad

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RESEARCH PROPOSAL

ASSESSING THE UNITED STATES RESPONSE TO PREVENT CORPORATIONS FROM FLEEING THE U.S. AND INCORPORATING ABROAD
TABLE OF CONTENTS

I. Abstract ………………………………………………………………….. 3
II. Introduction to the Problem ………………………………………………4-8
a. Economic Background …………………………………………... 4-5
b. Defining Corporate Inversion …………………………………… 5-6
c. Historical Analysis and Political Response ……………………... 6-7
d. Research Question ………………………………………………. 7
e. Hypothesis ………………………………………………………. 8
f. Significance of Study …………………………………………… 8
III. Literature Review ……………………………………………………….. 8-10
IV. Methodology ……………………………………………………………. 10-12
a. Research Design ………………………………………………… 10-11
b. Data Collection …………………………………………………. 11-12
c. Data Analysis …………………………………………………… 12
V. Anticipated Findings/Impact ……………………………………………. 13
VI. References ………………………………………………………………. 14
VII. Appendix …………………………………………………………………15
Abstract

Companies deserting the United States and fleeing to foreign tax havens to escape United States taxation, a process known as corporate inversion strategy, is occurring with great frequency in the modern economy. The Burger King and Tim Hortons merger and planned reincorporation in Canada culminated the list of major American countries with pending mergers 2014. With one of the highest corporate tax rates around the globe and the taxation of profits earned from foreign subsidiaries but brought back into the home country, companies are seeking ways to insulate their profits

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