--Inversions Provoke Democratic Rebukes on Campaign Trail
--Hill Tax Chiefs Say Inversions Make Case For Tax Reform
WASHINGTON (MNI) - The substantial increase in corporate tax inversions in
the United States during the last several years has spurred two very different
reactions on Capitol Hill.
First, there has been an upsurge in fierce political criticisms of the
practice, in which inversions are often depicted as cynical, manipulative and
Also, the practice of inversions, especially in its most aggressive
manifestations, has dramatized and underscored the case for comprehensive tax
Both of these impulses have been in evidence this week in the wake of the
proposed merger between Pfizer and Allergan.
This specific tax i