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rfranklin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-22-10 08:48 AM
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24. But those profits would be hoarded in corporate bank accounts or...
more likely, used to pay unrecedented bonuses in the hundreds of billions of dollars.
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  -Google and Other U.S. Companies Dodge Billions in Taxes, Bloomberg Reports RamboLiberal  Oct-21-10 10:20 PM   #0 
  - "Don't be evil" ? Doublespeak?  HCE SuiGeneris   Oct-21-10 10:34 PM   #1 
  - "I did not have taxes with that entity, um, US government." - The Google (R)  SpiralHawk   Oct-22-10 06:17 AM   #11 
  - What else is new?  Confusious   Oct-21-10 11:13 PM   #2 
  - Exactly  Stumbler   Oct-22-10 12:22 AM   #3 
  - Perhaps it's time we were serious about closing these loopholes.  Occulus   Oct-22-10 04:39 AM   #4 
  - My neighbor  melm00se   Oct-22-10 04:58 AM   #5 
  - Because it's legal  customerserviceguy   Oct-22-10 05:59 AM   #9 
     - Thank you for pointing this out.  harmonicon   Oct-22-10 08:05 AM   #18 
     - But those profits would be hoarded in corporate bank accounts or...  rfranklin   Oct-22-10 08:48 AM   #24 
        - Even if they were used to pay bonuses  customerserviceguy   Oct-22-10 10:44 PM   #27 
  - KNR! n/t  indimuse   Oct-22-10 05:01 AM   #6 
  - People who quote the US corporate tax rate at 35 percent are quoting a myth.  fasttense   Oct-22-10 05:11 AM   #7 
  - objective link to support your claim? n/t  melm00se   Oct-22-10 06:25 AM   #12 
     - One of many:  RUMMYisFROSTED   Oct-22-10 08:14 AM   #19 
     - I paid more taxes than Bank of America, Citibank and GE combined last year.  Thor_MN   Oct-22-10 08:33 AM   #20 
  - If a company uses our infrastructure to make money, it should pay its fair share of U.S. taxes.  bulloney   Oct-22-10 05:36 AM   #8 
  - We should encourage them to take a stand.  JDPriestly   Oct-22-10 08:37 AM   #21 
  - If a loophole exists, using it is fine. Answer is: Eliminate the loophole.  No Elephants   Oct-22-10 06:05 AM   #10 
  - some things never change  Steerpike   Oct-22-10 06:27 AM   #13 
  - How many times have  Enthusiast   Oct-22-10 06:57 AM   #14 
  - this isn't new news -- but obama is going to visit google isn't he?  xchrom   Oct-22-10 06:58 AM   #15 
  - to Add Insult to Injury--These Corporations Want to Bring Profits home--TAX FREE!  Demeter   Oct-22-10 07:05 AM   #16 
  - Corporations...  Thav   Oct-22-10 07:22 AM   #17 
  - Most corprats are teh suck. n/t  ProfessionalLeftist   Oct-22-10 08:40 AM   #22 
  - And the Republicons want to reduce corporate taxes rates...  Thor_MN   Oct-22-10 08:41 AM   #23 
  - It seems to me ...  GeorgeGist   Oct-22-10 11:35 AM   #25 
  - "Any profits made outside of the U.S. never get taxed in this country."  Heywood J   Oct-22-10 06:40 PM   #26 

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