US Corporations: Effective Tax Rates

In: Finance Global Economy Politics Source: NYT

31 May 2013

A spiffy annotated interactive visualization by the NYT on what different industries actually pay in taxes. The differences in rates between industries illustrate who is getting tax breaks. The related article is worth a read.

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2 Responses to US Corporations: Effective Tax Rates

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Jenn

June 19th, 2013 at 9:21 am

Wait, don’t politicians holler every election year about gas companies not paying enough taxes? 30% tax bracket seems like a nice chunk of change…And how does Amazon.com get away with only paying 6% in tax? That’s incredible!

About the chart itself though, it’s pretty well done. I like simple charts that are easy to read.

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Sam

September 24th, 2013 at 10:27 pm

These results are part of an eleven-part series, The Economics of the Blank Slate, created to discuss the economic effects of repealing various individual tax expenditures. In these reports, Tax Foundation economists use our…

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