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The 35 Percent Corporate Tax Myth
Corporate Tax Avoidance by Fortune Companies, to Read the Fact Sheet. Profitable corporations are subject to a 35 percent federal income tax rate on their U. But many corporations pay far less, or nothing at all, because of the many tax loopholes and special breaks they enjoy. This report documents just how successful many Fortune corporations have been at using loopholes and special breaks over the past eight years.
You may have heard the term "double taxation" and wondered what it means. Corporate shareholders often complain that they are being "double taxed. Double taxation is a term used to describe the way taxes are imposed on corporate shareholders and on corporations. The corporation is taxed on its earnings profits , and the shareholders are taxed again on the dividends they receive from those earnings. Another description of double taxation applies to shareholders who are also employees and owners of the corporation:. Dividends are taxed at the shareholder's personal tax rate,. Notice that we're only talking about corporations having to deal with the double taxation issue.