Havre Daily News - News you can use

By Tristan 

Schweitzer says drug companies avoiding taxes


Schweitzer says drug companies avoiding taxes

HELENA (AP) — Gov. Brian Schweitzer says new laws are needed to collect taxes on income that he says big drug companies are hiding overseas.

Schweitzer says he will bring the proposal to the Legislature when it meets in 2011.

The move is the latest by Schweitzer to shed light on the pharmaceutical industry. He is highly critical of the prices drug companies charge in the United States, and the deals Congress has made with the companies.

Schweitzer says the drug industry has hidden from billions in federal and state taxes by shifting income...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021

Rendered 11/22/2021 07:47