The Corporate Tax Burden
Special Report No. 1
With federal deficits hovering around $150 billion, the government will continue its drive for more revenues. Corporations are often targeted because they are said to be under-taxed. Despite statistical evidence to the contrary, this recurring theme seems to have a life of its own and always resurfaces when more revenues are required for increased spending. In fact, corporations carry a heavy tax burden and provide a large and growing percentage of the total tax revenue collected by the federal government.
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