Obama: End tax breaks to stop overseas hiring

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By JULIE PACE, Associated Press Writer Julie Pace, Associated Press Writer Sat Oct 16, 1:37 pm ET

WASHINGTON – End tax breaks that reward some U.S. companies with overseas subsidiaries and encourage those businesses to create jobs in other countries, President Barack Obama is telling Congress.

Yet it’s an idea that has raised concerns even among some lawmakers in the president’s own party.

At issue is a bill, now stalled in the Senate, that would do away with some tax credits and deferrals for U.S. companies for operations abroad.

“There is no reason why our tax code should actively reward them for creating jobs overseas,” Obama said in his weekly radio and Internet address Saturday. “Instead, we should be using our tax dollars to reward companies that create jobs and businesses within our borders.”

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