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Tax burden for businesses more problem than solution

Having it “your way” is the way many corporations are going, and for good reason.
Businesses are in business to make money, not support the largess of government spending programs. 
They create wealth, jobs and income for those who invest in them. 
Investments in businesses are part of our 401k retirement plans, and we, as individuals, hope to see these investments grow.
To make a profit, businesses must price their products competitively with the market.
Taxes are an important consideration when determining the price we pay. 
Thus, a Whopper in New York City, for example, is more expensive than in neighboring states’ rural communities because the New York price includes a higher corporate tax.  
Businesses must also trim expenses wherever possible.
Toyota, a stalwart in Southern California for more than 50 years, left California’s high state tax and stifling regulatory environment; moving to Texas, taking its 4,000 jobs with it, and saving tens of millions of dollars.   
While states with high taxes have seen their middle and upper class taxpayer population decline for several years, the population and productivity of low tax states are growing.   
The U.S. corporate tax rate is 39.1 percent plus state taxes. 
Other countries have lowered their tax rates significantly (e.g. Canada is 15 percent). 
We now operate in a global marketplace. As a nation, we must compete in this marketplace.  
Burger King, an international company, is purchasing a successful, well-known company based in Canada. 
So, the decision is simply, “Does Burger King give 39.1 percent of its profits to the U.S., or 15 percent to Canada?” Its stores will pay taxes on U.S. sales, but other taxes will go to Canada. I know what I would do if it was my money.
Is Burger King the bad guy? Are they the villain? Or is there something else amiss?  
I submit the real issue is the refusal of the U.S. government to become competitive in the world marketplace.
Our government is so used to taking as much money as possible from taxpayers and corporations for redistribution, that they have become inalterably addicted to the paradigm of high tax rates with thousands of loopholes, most of which are favors for political support.   
In response to this, our leaders have talked about everything but what is needed — a fair, across-the-board, reasonable taxation system in line with the rest of the world; lowering rates, eliminating loopholes, terminating giveaways/subsidies, governing within the limits of the Constitution, etc.
Instead they are discussing ways to increase punishment on those who want to leave. Is this America?
American workers and unions need to FINALLY realize that high taxes aren’t just taxing the “rich” corporate shareholders, but workers’ families and their retirement plans as well. 
These taxes result in lower wages or higher prices as businesses continuously look for ways to stay in business, be competitive and make a profit while paying taxes. 
Higher taxes totally stifle the ability of young families to build wealth for their future.    
As I look at the way government works these days, it seems our leaders studied Robin Hood extensively, but never read the story of the Goose that Laid the Golden Egg.