Viacom Exec Claims She Was Fired Over Opposition to Tax-Dodging Scheme

”The single function of moving the licensing legal rights to the Netherlands firm was to stay clear of the U.S. tax obligation worry,” she mentions in the legal action. Williams records that superiors would certainly joke regarding “not looking great in orange,” as well as that she as well as various other Viacom staff members talked out versus the strategy. But Williams proceeds that in 2013, she discovered that Viacom was reestablishing theNetherlands strategy for TMNT as well as likewise intended to have it consist of Dora the Explorer as well as SpongeBob SquarePants.

She provides herself as a whistleblower secured by business financing legislations consisting of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and also the Dodd-Frank Act. ”The single objective of moving the licensing legal rights to the Netherlands business was to stay clear of the U.S. tax obligation problem,” she mentions in the legal action. Williams records that superiors would certainly joke regarding “not looking excellent in orange,” as well as that she as well as various other Viacom workers talked out versus the strategy. But Williams proceeds that in 2013, she discovered that Viacom was reestablishing theNetherlands strategy for TMNT as well as additionally intended to have it consist of Dora the Explorer and also SpongeBob SquarePants.