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  • August 17, 2012

    Daily Finance features report “Executive Excess 2012: The CEO Hands in Uncle Sam's Pocket”

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  • August 17, 2012

    Forbes features report “Executive Excess 2012: The CEO Hands in Uncle Sam's Pocket”

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    "Our nation's tax code has become a powerful enabler of bloated CEO pay," the study says.

  • August 17, 2012

    The Wall Street Journal features report “Executive Excess 2012: The CEO Hands in Uncle Sam's Pocket”

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    The liberal group said the tax code has become "a powerful enabler of bloated CEO pay" because of tax breaks and subsidies and "tax dollars are flowing from average Americans who depend on public services to the kingpins of America’s private sector."

  • August 17, 2012

    The Hazard (KY) Herald features article “The 64-Gazillion-Dollar Question”

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  • August 16, 2012

    The Everett (WA) Sky Valley Chronicle features article “Grabbing Bigger Slices of Pie”

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  • August 16, 2012

    The Valley Advocate

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    DeFazio's proposed tax rate, notes Sam Pizzigati of the Institute for Policy Studies, "runs 321 times smaller than the typical sales tax on a tube of toothpaste."

    "The volume of global speculative trading [industry experts point out] now exceeds—by 70 times—the size of the entire real global economy, the actual goods and services that people use everyday," Pizzigati writes at his online journal Too Much: A Commentary on Excess and Inequality.

  • August 16, 2012

    The Daily Mail features report “Executive Excess 2012: The CEO Hands in Uncle Sam's Pocket”

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  • August 16, 2012

    Think Progress features report “Executive Excess 2012: The CEO Hands in Uncle Sam's Pocket”

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    The unlimited tax deductibility of executive pay loophole operates as a powerful subsidy for excessive compensation. The more corporations pay out in executive compensation, the less they owe in taxes. And average taxpayers wind up paying the bill. According to the Economic Policy Institute, this loophole cost American taxpayers as much as $9.7 billion in 2010.

  • August 16, 2012

    ABC News features report “Executive Excess 2012: The CEO Hands in Uncle Sam's Pocket”

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    “The report is timely at a time when the tax debate is so intense in this country,” Sarah Anderson, the institute’s global economy project director and the report’s co-author, told ABC News.  ”Some leaders are saying we need to reduce the corporate tax burden even more while major companies are taking advantage of loopholes to lower their tax bill.”

  • August 16, 2012

    The Chicago Tribune features report “Executive Excess 2012: The CEO Hands in Uncle Sam's Pocket”

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