30 Major Corporations Paid No Income Taxes While Making $160 Billion

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    30 Major Corporations Paid No Income Taxes In The Last Three Years, While Making $160 Billion

    In fact, in the last three years, 78 corporations had at least one year where they paid no federal income tax at all, while 30 corporations paid not a dime over the entire three years. Those 30 corporations paid nothing, even though they made $160 billion in profits over that period:

    30 Major Corporations Paid No Income Taxes In The Last Three Years, While Making $160 Billion | ThinkProgress
     
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    and obummer took the ceo of the one of them and made him a czar.. so what's yer beef again?
     
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    lmao.................

    The 99%er sympathizers are such meatheads!!:lol:
     
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    ThinkProgress????? :lol:

    So let's see, so far today, a thread about millionaires, health insurance AND evil corporations. You need to start a CHeney and Halliburton thread to make it a complete washout.
     
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    The shareholders paid taxes on the dividends they received from said companies.
    Taxes weren't avoided, merely collected from a different entity.
     
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    Of these corporations who paid nothing it makes me wonder how many receive preferential tax assistance and who accept corporate welfare aka tax dollar moochin
     
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    The did pay all sorts of other taxes, and the wages they paid to their employees was taxed many times over.

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    And how much dollar moochin are YOU doing? I'm guessing you're a 47 percenter who pays NOTHING.
     
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    Or at the very least takes every single deduction and tax credit he possibly can. Hypocrisy at its finest!
     
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    So, if I make $X but pay no taxes, then pay some of my money to a housekeeper who does pay taxes, that's cool?
     

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