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  •  The snark is strong in this one. (3+ / 0-)
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    srkp23, blueoasis, Illinibeatle

    "pay American taxes" -- what a knee-slapper!

    Man, they all got some secret accounts somewhere. They might pay taxes, but not like their secretaries pay taxes.


    Actual Democrats is the surest, quickest, route to More Democrats

    by Jim P on Thu May 09, 2013 at 09:21:57 PM PDT

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    •  Goldman Sachs paid $3.7 billion (0+ / 0-)

      in taxes in 2012 on $11.2 billion of pre-tax income.

      •  And how much did they avoid paying? (0+ / 0-)

        pdf

        Number of offshore tax havens in 2010?  39.

        In 2010, Goldman Sachs operated 39 subsidiaries in offshore tax haven countries.

        Amount of federal income taxes Goldman Sachs would have owed if offshore tax
        havens were eliminated?  $2.7 billion.

        Think they stopped using offshore tax havens between '10 and '13?


        Actual Democrats is the surest, quickest, route to More Democrats

        by Jim P on Fri May 10, 2013 at 08:25:10 AM PDT

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