Yellen to urge global minimum company tax to stop venue-hopping

Yellen calls for global minimum corporate tax rate in first major address as Treasury secretary

Yellen to urge global minimum company tax to stop venue-hopping

Yellen will say the U.S. is working with G-20 nations to find an appropriate minimum "that can stop the race to the bottom".

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Monday urged the adoption of a minimum global corporate income tax, an effort to offset any disadvantages that might arise from the Biden administration's proposed increase in the U.S. corporate tax rate.

They say Canada will likely benefit if it can work with the United States on a global reform of tax rates so corporations can't play one country off against another by threatening to change locations.

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"We will fare better if we work together and support each other", Yellen said. She has backed a $650 billion increase in IMF monetary reserves that Mnuchin opposed past year, and said she will work with worldwide institutions and partners on carbon emissions reduction targets. "It is about making sure that governments have stable tax systems that raise sufficient revenue to invest in essential public goods". Many analysts have argued, however, that few large US multinationals paid the full tax.

"Competitiveness is about more than how USA -headquartered companies fare against other companies in global merger and acquisition bids", the secretary plans to say, according to an excerpt of her prepared remarks obtained by Axios.

The official said the United States would use its own tax legislation to prevent companies from shifting profits or residency to tax haven countries and would encourage other major economies to do the same.

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Biden's plan, unveiled last week, includes raising the corporate income tax rate to 28% from 21%. The administration says the plan will discourage the shifting of jobs and profits overseas.

She also said the Biden administration will defend human rights and added that the US economic relationship with China "will be competitive where it should be, collaborative where it can be and adversarial where it must be".

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