Inversions Can Lead to Capital Gains Taxes

Posted on August 22, 2014 | Dividend Investing

In an inversion transaction, the foreign corporation “buys” the American corporation. This allows for the domicile of the new corporation to move from the United States to the foreign country. (In the case of Medtronic, its headquarters will move from Minneapolis to Dublin.) Shareholders of record as of the date of the merger will see their existing shares swapped for stock in the new combined entity.

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