Read the case study: Sticks and Stones? How Companies Respond to “Tax Shaming” (see link below).
Prepare a 5-page critical essay addressing the tax issues faced by executives at Google, Microsoft, and Apple in various jurisdictions:
- Analyze these issues based on your knowledge of corporate taxation in the United States and within international contexts. Describe violations and suggest proper tax treatment. Explain the differences between tax avoidance and tax evasion.
- Explain some reasons why corporate tax planning would be considered an application of Corporate Social Responsibility.
Explain and support your approach to the issues and your solutions to the problems described in the case.
Your critical essay should meet the following requirements: