Corporate Finance & Tax http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6620/more en Tax-Exempt Financing Solutions You May Not Know About http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-finance-tax/tax-exempt-financing-solutions-you-may-not-know-about <div class="field-byline"> Peter K. Bullen </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The tax-exempt lease is available to small to mid-size manufacturers, and allows the lessee to receive a tax-exempt rate on its financing terms. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-finance-tax/tax-exempt-financing-solutions-you-may-not-know-about" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-finance-tax/tax-exempt-financing-solutions-you-may-not-know-about#comments Corporate Finance & Tax Expansion Management Finance News Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:15:00 +0000 148081 at http://www.industryweek.com Peter K. Bullen, Key Equipment Finance Finance: Hope Against Hope: Manufacturing CFOs are Split on the State of the Economy http://www.industryweek.com/finance/finance-hope-against-hope-manufacturing-cfos-are-split-state-economy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The number of optimistic CFOs now outnumber the pessimists (though just barely), at least when it comes to the state of the U.S. economy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/finance/finance-hope-against-hope-manufacturing-cfos-are-split-state-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/finance/finance-hope-against-hope-manufacturing-cfos-are-split-state-economy#comments Corporate Finance & Tax Finance Gold Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:42:00 +0000 146821 at http://www.industryweek.com Finance: The C-Suite Increasingly Looks to Finance for Some Help http://www.industryweek.com/finance/finance-c-suite-increasingly-looks-finance-some-help <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As business becomes more complex, finance leaders are taking on more non-financial responsibilities. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/finance/finance-c-suite-increasingly-looks-finance-some-help" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/finance/finance-c-suite-increasingly-looks-finance-some-help#comments Corporate Finance & Tax Finance Leadership Workforce Gold News Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:10:00 +0000 144411 at http://www.industryweek.com Manufacturers Are Taxing Obama's Patience with Inversion Deals http://www.industryweek.com/blog/manufacturers-are-taxing-obamas-patience-inversion-deals <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>The luck of the Irish may be running out if the Obama Administration succeeds in squashing tax inversion deals that have made low-tax rate countries like Ireland attractive to U.S. corporations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/chain-reactions">Chain Reactions</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/manufacturers-are-taxing-obamas-patience-inversion-deals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/manufacturers-are-taxing-obamas-patience-inversion-deals#comments Competitiveness Corporate Finance & Tax Legislation Regulations Finance Global Economy Chain Reactions Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:15:00 +0000 143831 at http://www.industryweek.com AbbVie Buys Drugmaker Shire for $54 Billion http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/abbvie-buys-drugmaker-shire-54-billion <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Shire Pharmaceuticals has accepted a $54-billion takeover bid from AbbVie in a deal aimed at slashing the U.S. giant's tax bill.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/abbvie-buys-drugmaker-shire-54-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/abbvie-buys-drugmaker-shire-54-billion#comments Corporate Finance & Tax Finance Global Economy News Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:54:00 +0000 143281 at http://www.industryweek.com 2014 IW US 500: 10 US Companies that Don't Want to Be US Companies Anymore [SLIDESHOW] http://www.industryweek.com/taxinversion <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>U.S. manufacturers are trying to gain relief from the corporate tax rate, even if that means giving up their identity as an American company.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/taxinversion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/taxinversion#comments Companies & Executives Corporate Finance & Tax Galleries The IndustryWeek U.S. 500 Finance Resources Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:07:00 +0000 140491 at http://www.industryweek.com Obama Wants to Crack Down on US Firms' Tax Inversions http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-finance-tax/obama-wants-crack-down-us-firms-tax-inversions <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew this week called on Congress to undertake business tax reform "to address this urgent issue."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-finance-tax/obama-wants-crack-down-us-firms-tax-inversions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-finance-tax/obama-wants-crack-down-us-firms-tax-inversions#comments Corporate Finance & Tax Strategic Planning & Execution Finance Leadership News Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:54:00 +0000 143241 at http://www.industryweek.com vovan13/istock/Thinkstock Finance: Business Growth Depends on Three Things: Location, Location, Location http://www.industryweek.com/finance/finance-business-growth-depends-three-things-location-location-location <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>While labor unrest and economic slowdowns are affecting some markets, other countries are doing just fine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/finance/finance-business-growth-depends-three-things-location-location-location" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/finance/finance-business-growth-depends-three-things-location-location-location#comments Corporate Finance & Tax Trade Finance Global Economy Gold News Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 141961 at http://www.industryweek.com violetkaipa/iStock/Thinkstock EU Closes Tax Loophole for Multinational Firms http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-finance-tax/eu-closes-tax-loophole-multinational-firms <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The European Union moved to close a loophole that has allowed multinational companies to reduce their tax bills by exploiting differences in national tax rules, ending months of negotiations and potentially boosting EU states' tax revenues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-finance-tax/eu-closes-tax-loophole-multinational-firms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-finance-tax/eu-closes-tax-loophole-multinational-firms#comments Corporate Finance & Tax Growth Strategies Public Policy News Fri, 20 Jun 2014 14:03:00 +0000 140501 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said the EU should go even further and tackle what he said was the growing abuse of patent boxes -- countries adopting lower taxation for companies to commercialize their patents and R&amp;D.</p> Copyright Adam Berry, Getty Images Shire Braces for Takeover Bids from US Companies Seeking Lower Tax Rates http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-finance-tax/shire-braces-takeover-bids-us-companies-seeking-lower-tax-rates <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>London-listed drugmaker Shire PLC has hired investment bank Citi as an adviser, expecting to receive takeover approaches following a wave of deals in the healthcare sector, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-finance-tax/shire-braces-takeover-bids-us-companies-seeking-lower-tax-rates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-finance-tax/shire-braces-takeover-bids-us-companies-seeking-lower-tax-rates#comments Companies & Executives Corporate Finance & Tax News Tue, 17 Jun 2014 14:13:00 +0000 121531 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>ADHD medicines account for around 40% of Shire&#39;s sales. The firm also sells pricey drugs to treat rare genetic disorders and is building up a portfolio of treatments in ophthalmology and other speciality disease areas.</p> Shire PLC