Tax Day

Working families pay our fair share of taxes every April while the ultra-wealthy and large corporations are paying less and less. In fact, many outsized firms and their executives pay a lower tax rate than their workers.

It’s an outrage. And it got us wondering, if General Electric paid its fair share in taxes like the rest of us this April, what could our communities do with the $2.67 billion in lost revenue?

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“Corporate Taxpayers & Corporate Tax Dodgers, 2008-2010,” Citizens for Tax Justice, 11/3/2011

“GE Tries to Change the Subject,” Citizens for Tax Justice, 2/29/2012

“National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates,” Bureau of Labor Statistics